Boeing has partnered with Lion Air (JT) and Indonesia’s DG of Civil Aviation to perform validation flights to test tailor-made required navigation performance (RNP) procedures at two terrain-challenged airports—Ambon and Manado, Indonesia. JT is the 737-900ER launch customer. Boeing said its subsidiary, Jeppesen, designed, charted and helped certify the instrument flight procedures. The manufacturer said the airline is fully certified for RNP operations under ICAO guidelines, ...

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