Lion Air Co-founder: Boeing Sees Me as Its 'Piggy Bank'

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Lion Air co-founder Rusdi Kirana has lashed out at Boeing's handling of the recent crashes involving the 737 MAX as the potential business fallout from the jet's grounding intensifies.


Rusdi Kirana said a recent apology by Boeing over the 346 lives lost in the two disasters, firstly at Lion Air in October and then at Ethiopian Airlines last month, stood in contrast to what he viewed as hasty earlier criticism of his airplane's pilots.


In a telephone interview, he also accused Boeing of treating him as a "piggy bank" ;. The Indonesian LCC has spent tens of billions of dollars on plane orders with Boeing to become one of Asia's largest budget carriers.

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Posted: 17 Apr 2019 07:49:47

  
  

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