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SEATTLE,– Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Lion Air, Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday delivered two Next-Generation 737-900ERs (extended range) to the Jakarta-based carrier. Lion Air, which operates an all-Boeing fleet, was the launch customer of the 737-900 ER and is currently the largest operator of the airplane. With yesterday’s deliveries, the Lion Air fleet consists of 36 737-900ERs and two 747-400s. In addition, Lion Air is a launch customer for the new 737 Boeing Sky Interior.
Lion Air plans to carry 20 million passengers this year to destinations within Indonesia as well as to Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia. The carrier is based at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia