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Indonesia cracks down on cheap airfares in bid to boost safety

Lion Air to be affected by Indonesia's new safety plans.
Lion Air to be affected by Indonesia’s new safety plans. Image by Steven Byles / CC BY-SA 2.0

Indonesia’s transport ministry has reportedly raised the price floor for economy domestic flights to help airlines increase their profit margins so they can spend more on safety. The new rule is set to affect Indonesian airlines such as Lion Air, Indonesia AirAsia and Garuda. Read more: straitstimes.com