PT Lion Mentari Airlines served notice that it intends to be the dominant player in the Indonesian market with an order for up to 60 737s. The order was expected to be signed yesterday in Washington during Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's visit to the US. The airline earlier signed an MOU for 40 737s, which prompted a counteroffer from Airbus (ATWOnline, March 1). Analysts suggested that politics may have been a factor, but Lion Air is a 737 operator and Boeing will lease ...

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