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AeroTime Team
Boeing allocates first batch of funds for 737 MAX crash families

Boeing is to allocate half of the previously announced $100 million fund for “near term assistance” of families of Lion Air JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines ET302 victims. The U.S. plane maker made the announcement on July 17, 2019 ‒ the same day that family members gave testimony at U.S. Congressional hearing, expressing their doubts about Boeing’s sincerity.   ...


Clement Charpentreau
A difficult return to the sky for Boeing 737 MAX

The CEO of Boeing apologized to the families of the two 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people in its first interview since the grounding. IATA does not expect to see the plane back in the sky for the upcoming 10 to 12 weeks. Meanwhile, compensation claims from airlines keep piling up....


AeroTime Team
Lion Air to receive its first A330neo in coming weeks

The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation....


AeroTime Team
Lion Air CVC content leaks: pilots scoured handbook?

After Lion Air flight JT610 downed in October 2018, it took searchers three days to find the first of two black boxes, drowned at the bottom of the sea. The second black box, on another hand, was found three months later ‒ in January 2019. By that time, the investigators had already released an initial report of the accident, which relies heavily on flight data captured by the FDR. Now, media reports indicate that CVR data is about to be publishe...


Halyna Dashkevich
Lion Air gets ready for West Java International Airport

Lion Air Group’s airlines will operate at West Java International Airport. The two companies reached a partnership agreement on October 26, 2017. ...