Thai Lion Air

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Thai Lion Air
ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์
Thai Lion Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
SL TLM MENTARI
Founded 4 December 2013; 4 years ago (2013-12-04)
Hubs Don Mueang International Airport
Alliance Lion Group
Fleet size 30
Destinations 22
Company slogan Freedom to Fly
Parent company Lion Air (49%)[1]
Headquarters 89/46 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Sanam Bin Sub-district, Don Mueang, Bangkok, Thailand
Key people Atsawin Yangkiratiwon (CEO)
Website www.lionairthai.com

Thai Lion Mentari Co. Ltd, trading as Thai Lion Air (Thai: ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์), is a Thai low-cost airline,[1] operating with Thai partners as an associate company of Lion Air based in Indonesia.[2] The carrier operates from Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport,[3] with plans to serve domestic and international scheduled flights from other cities in Thailand. Its head office is in the Don Mueang District, Bangkok.[4]

Its inaugural flight was on December 4, 2013 on Bangkok - Chiang Mai route, with full services one day later. Thai Lion Air concluded the agreement with fellow Lion Air subsidiary Malindo Air on December 10, 2013, allowing both carriers to serve the flight between Kuala Lumpur–International and Bangkok.

Destinations[edit]

Official Thai Lion Air Route Map

Fleet[edit]

A Thai Lion Air Boeing 737-800
A Thai Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER

As of January 2018, the Thai Lion Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5][6]

Thai Lion Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737-800 10 7 189 189
Boeing 737-900ER 17 215 215
Airbus A330-300 3 18 374 392
Total 30 7

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft as of June 2015:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/lion-air-new-thailand-affiliate-plans-late-2013-launch-providing-new-competition-for-airasia--nok-129966
  2. ^ http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/business/lion-air-sees-32m-passengers-this-year-on-rising-incomes/
  3. ^ http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/aviation/351235/lion-air-to-launch-thai-subsidiary
  4. ^ "Contact." Thai Lion Air. Retrieved on 12 April 2014. "Head Office Address: 89/46 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Sanambin Sub-District, Don Mueang District, Bangkok 10210, Thailand" and " Airport Office Address : Room 4313A, 4 th floor, Terminal 1 Building, Don Mueang International Airport 222 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Sanambin Sub-District, Don Mueang District, Bangkok 10210, Thailand" - Addresses in Thai: "สำนักงานใหญ่ 89/46 ถนนวิภาวดีรังสิต แขวงสนามบิน เขตดอนเมือง กรุงเทพฯ 10210" and " สำนักงานท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง: ห้อง 4313A ชั้น 4 อาคารผู้โดยสาร 1 ท่าอากาศยานนานาชาติดอนเมือง เลขที่ 222 ถนนวิภาวดีรังสิต แขวงสนามบิน เขตดอนเมือง กรุงเทพฯ 10210"
  5. ^ "Thai Lion Air Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. 
  6. ^ "Thai Lion Air Aircrafts [sic]". www.lionairthai.com. 
  7. ^ 16 June 2015. "Thai Lion Air Fleet in Planespotters.net". planespotters.net. Retrieved 2015-06-16. 

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