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HD Video of Thai Lion Airs New Boeing 737-900ER

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[HD videos below] Lion Groups affiliate in Thailand, Thai Lion Air, unveiled one of its Boeing 737-900ERs to a select group of media on Friday.

 Thai Lion Air will be the first airline in Thailand to operate the 737-900ER.

 The aircraft can seat 215 passengers in an all economy class configuration.

 Thai Lion Airs CEO, Captain Darsito Hendroseputro, said the carrier hopes to launch operations in early December, subject to regulatory approval.

 Its first three routes are to be Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.

The airline now has two Boeing 737-900ERs, and is aiming to add eight more aircraft next year, the first of which will come in January. The new aircraft will allow Thai Lion Air to launch flights to Singapore, as well as to destinations in southern China.

Thai Lion Air is also speaking with its 49% shareholder, the Lion Group, about adding Boeing 787-8s and using these aircraft to launch services to Japan and South Korea. Captain Darsito said he would like Lion Group to allocate two Boeing 787-8s in 2016. Lion Group has five 787-8s on order with options for five more.

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