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First Lion Air Airbus A330neo rolls-out of Airbus paint shop

The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The...

U.S. DOT asks Inspector General to audit on Boeing 737 MAX certification

The U.S. Department of Transportion (DOT) has asked the Office of Inspector General to proceed with an audit to "compile an objective and detailed...

[Editorial] Should the Boeing 737 MAX be grounded?

The recent crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft (Lion Air in Indonesia in October 2018 and Ethiopian Airlines in March 2019) have...

A scorpion as unexpected guest aboard Lion Air flight to Jakarta

On 14 February, passengers on Lion Air flight JT293 had an unexpected visitor on board when suddenly a scorpion appeared from the overhead compartments....

[Video] Lion Air Boeing 737-800 skids off runway at Supadio Airport, Pontianak

On 16 February, a Lion Air Boeing 737-800 (PK-LPS) skidded off the runway at Supadio International Airport, the airline confirmed the incident and explained...

National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia publishes preliminary report on Lion Air flight JT610 – Boeing reacts

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has published its preliminary aircraft accident investigation report on Lion Air flight JT610 which crashed on 29...

Law firm files lawsuit against Boeing on behalf of plane crash victim aboard Lion Air flight 610

On 15 November, attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at Coral-Gables, Florida-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson and lead counsel for the plaintiff, announced the filing of a...

Boeing 737 MAX Automatic Stall-Prevention System (MCAS) not in flight crew operations manual (FCOM)

An Automatic Stall-Prevention System (MCAS) is not included in the Boeing 737MAX flight crew operations manual (FCOM) Boeing issued a multi-operator message (MOM) explaining...

Boeing issues an Operations Manual Bulletin to Boeing 737 MAX operators after Lion Air crash

On 6 November, Boeing issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) directing operators (airlines) to existing flight crew procedures to address circumstances where there is...

No survivors on Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight JT610 that crashed into sea near Java

On 29 October, a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 (PK-LQP) from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang as flight JT610 and carrying 189 people, including...

Lion Air Group orders 50 Boeing’s new 737 MAX 10 aircraft

Boeing and the Lion Air Group today announced the airline purchased 50 of Boeing's new 737 MAX 10 airplane, which will be the most...

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 9 to Lion Air Group in Thailand

Lion Air Group takes first delivery; the aeroplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air The added capacity of MAX 9 will launch new...

Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER (PK-LJZ) and a Wings Air ATR 72-500 (PK-WFF) clipped wings at Medan’s Kualanamu airport

A Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER (PK-LJZ) and a Wings Air ATR 72-500 (PK-WFF) clipped wings at Medan's Kualanamu airport on 3 August. The Lion...