Thai Lion Air Plans To Double Fleet By 2016

Thai Lion Air said it is aiming to double the size of its fleet by the end of 2016.

Thai Lion Air said it is aiming to double the size of its fleet by the end of 2016.

The Bangkok-based carrier,currently operates 15 737s and said it plans to add five 737-800s by the end of this year.

A further 10 aircraft, a mix of -800s and -900ERs variants, are expected to arrive at the Lion Air subsidiary in 2016.

Despite only launching at the end of 2013, the airline has captured more than 20 per cent of Thailand’s low-cost carrier market and said it expects this to grow to 30 per cent by next year.

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