The budget operator is completing a formal document to cancel its remaining 737 orders with Boeing, claiming the US planemaker unfairly implicated Lion Air in the crash. Photo: AFP

Can Lion Air scrap Boeing orders worth US$22 billion after deadly crash and still achieve expansion goals?

  • Founder insists October crash that killed all 189 people aboard Boeing 737 Max will not derail ambition to expand budget carrier to eventual fleet of 1,000
  • However, budget operator plans to cancel remaining 737 orders with Boeing, claiming the US planemaker unfairly implicated Lion Air in the crash
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The budget operator is completing a formal document to cancel its remaining 737 orders with Boeing, claiming the US planemaker unfairly implicated Lion Air in the crash. Photo: AFP
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