Updated: Lion Air Reports Loss of Contact with Boeing 737…

A Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. The airplane rapidly lost altitude just minutes after departure. A spokesperson for the airline confirmed that they had lost contact with the aircraft minutes after takeoff. The aircraft was carrying 188 passengers at the time…

Lion Air Orders Additional MAX Aircraft, Signals 787 Order

Valued at over $6.2 billion, Lion Air Group and Boeing announced an order for 50 Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft on Tuesday. The aircraft is the largest variant in the 737 MAX family and can seat a maximum of 230 passengers in an all-economy configuration. Boeing plans to deliver the…