Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air announced that they are applying for a new AOC (Air Operator Certificate) for a full-service airline venture. The new airline is looking at a November 2012 launch with its own name and branding. The new venture is slated to use Lion's 737-9GPERs. Lion Air is a frequent visitor to HNL, with their 737-9GPERs delivering through HNL, as seen above with PK-LHP.
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