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Articles tagged “lion air”

Tourism

Pilot Shortage Threatens to Stifle Asia’s Tourism Boom

Asian airlines are scrambling to build academies to train new pilots. But tourism economies are increasingly being hurt by the dearth of pilots. The industry needs to come together with better solutions to solve this looming labor crisis.

Pilot Shortage Threatens to Stifle Asia’s Tourism Boom

Airlines

Lion Air Jet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder Found

If the voice recorder is undamaged, it could provide much-needed answers to the worst airline disaster in Indonesia since 1997. The families of the 189 people who died would welcome that.

Lion Air Jet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder Found

Airlines

Indonesian Airlines Forced to Drop Prices After a Holiday Spike

The flyers have spoken. So much for trying to hang on to dynamic pricing from peak holiday demand. Indonesian airlines learned the hard way. Always good to see market forces at work.

Indonesian Airlines Forced to Drop Prices After a Holiday Spike

Airlines

Asia’s Booming Low-Cost Aviation Sector Has Significant Challenges

As more new low-cost carriers take to the skies in Asia, more needs to be done to ensure they don’t go down the way Lion Air did last month, not just in safety but business sustainability.

Asia’s Booming Low-Cost Aviation Sector Has Significant Challenges

Airlines

‘Betrayed’ Lion Air Founder Prepares to Cancel Boeing Orders

This is an unusual move. Would Lion Air really cancel its Boeing orders? Is it permitted to do so? If so, what happens next?

‘Betrayed’ Lion Air Founder Prepares to Cancel Boeing Orders

Airlines

American Air Pilots Group Wants More Training on Aircraft Involved in Lion Crash

More training usually doesn't hurt, especially when the request is coming from the people that will be flying the planes themselves.

American Air Pilots Group Wants More Training on Aircraft Involved in Lion Crash

Airlines

Lion Air Aircraft That Crashed Experienced Tech Problems on 4 Previous Flights

It's clear already that doomed Lion Air flight shouldn't have taken off given what we now know about the aircraft's problems. The pilots apparently were dealing with multiple failures simultaneously.

Lion Air Aircraft That Crashed Experienced Tech Problems on 4 Previous Flights

Airlines

Boeing Cancelled Call With Airlines Over Lion Air Crash Concerns

Boeing has some explaining to do with airlines if it wants them to continue buying into its 737 Max program. Putting off a call only causes more uncertainty and concerns.

Boeing Cancelled Call With Airlines Over Lion Air Crash Concerns

Airlines

United’s Pilots Union Joins Chorus Concerned by Boeing’s 737 Max Jet

To repeat what we've said before, it seems like operators were caught off guard about some advanced functionality on the Boeing 737 Max. This is both odd and unusual.

United’s Pilots Union Joins Chorus Concerned by Boeing’s 737 Max Jet

Airlines

United Airlines Warns Pilots on Issue That Plagued Fatal Lion Air Flight

It seems like operators were caught off guard about some advanced functionality on the Boeing 737 Max. This is both odd and unusual.

United Airlines Warns Pilots on Issue That Plagued Fatal Lion Air Flight