Lion Air makes Bangkok one of its hubs

[BANGKOK] Lion Air, the Jakarta-based low-cost carrier, will use Bangkok as one of its hubs to strengthen its network connectivity.

It hopes to play a bigger role in the Thai and regional aviation markets, drawing on Indonesia's strength as a popular tourist destination, The Nation newspaper reported yesterday.

Lion has seven hubs at home - Jakarta, Batam, Surabaya, Bali, Ambon, Makassar and Manado - and one in Kuala Lumpur, where it formed a joint venture with Malaysia's National Aerospace Defence...

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