A new turboprop operator, Lite Airways, is planning to launch operations later this year in Indonesia using leased, 70-seat aircraft. “We’re looking to launch toward the end of this year,” says a senior official at the airline, adding that “we’re looking at ATR 72-500s and Bombardier Q400s. We’re talking to both companies, but haven’t made a selection yet.” The official Aviation Week spoke to is a U.S. citizen, but Lite Airways has a mix of local and foreign shareholders. “We’re ...


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