Following a year-long consultation, the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has rejected Lion Group's proposal to create a new four-runway airport at Lebak, Banten province near Jakarta. MOT spokesperson Novie Riyanto said the proposal was turned down on safety and financial grounds. "This decision [not to grant permission] is final," he said. "In principle, the proposal ... can’t be accepted.” The airport project, which was planned to accommodate ...

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