Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’
 

 
Batik Air 787. (Image by Boeing)

Lion Air Commits to Buying Boeing 787 Dreamliners for New Full-Service Airline Batik Air [UPDATED]

Indonesia's Lion Air has committed to buying an undisclosed number of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the airframer announced on Friday. The new planes will be used by Batik Air, a new full-service carrier to be launched by Lion in 2013.
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Sukhoi Superjet 100 97004, the accident aircraft, is seen here flying hot weather/high altitude trials in Mexico. (Photo by Andre Austin Du-Pont Rocha/Mexico Air Spotters M.A.S.)

Russian Intelligence Blames United States For Superjet Crash

A week before rescuers found the crashed Superjet's flight data recorder on Thursday, Russia's GRU military intelligence agency claimed that the most plausible cause of the crash was electronic sabotage by the US military.
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The Superjet's cockpit voice recorder closely resembles this example.

Investigators Retrieve Crashed Superjet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder

Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that investigators had recovered the cockpit voice recorder of the Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia last week, killing all 45 people onboard.
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(Map by The Aviation Herald/Google Earth)

Rescuers Locate Crashed Sukhoi Superjet On Indonesian Mountain

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia on Wednesday has been located by rescuers.
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Lion Air Firms Up Record Order for 230 Boeing 737 MAX and 737-900ER Jets

Boeing on Tuesday announced that it has finalized a historic deal with Jakarta-based Lion Air to purchase at least 230 aircraft, valued at approximately $22.4 billion based on list prices.
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