News UPDATE ( For Indonesian Language )

Dapatkan Beasiswa Sekolah PIlot Dari Batavia Air Visit # Departemen kebudayaan dan pariwisata indonesia akan memberikan award bagi bandara yang memiliki Toilet terbaik # Mandala Air berlakukan harga promo untuk penerbangan hari selasa dan sabtu # Dua pesawat maintenance, Rute dari dan ke Berau laris manis # Pesawat komuter milik Colgan Air yang jatuh Kamis (12/2) malam di Clarence, Buffalo, negara bagian New York menabrak sebuah rumah dan terbakar #

Kamis, 09 April 2009

Avia Star Aircraft Fall In Mountain Pike

Aircraft have a small "Avia Star" who fly from the Sentani Airport, Jayapura on Thursday around 06.00 LT and the planned landing at Wamena airport, Jayawijaya District at around 07.00 LT alleged fall in the peak of Mount Pike about 15 km from Airport of Wamena.

Officials in Wamena Airport Tower continue to contact the plane, but lost contact. Suddenly Airport officials see no whiff of smoke and tongues of fire appear on the top of the mountain Pike.

He said that, at the time this Wamena Airport officials appear busy and vociferous in this Airport. They prepare all sesuatunya because of smoke in the peak of Mount Pike thick

Kamis, 19 Maret 2009

Explosion In The Sriwijaya Air Aircraft

LAMPUNG - The internal research team on the incidence of Sriwijaya Air failed take off in the Airport Raden Intan, Lampung, the cause of the explosion is a bird into the engine.

The team found, dead birds are located in the left-wing aircraft and the many who fall plumage. "It's a bird into the engine due to engine aircraft, cause a small explosion, eruption that is heard by the passengers and the pilot," said the Head of Airport Darmaji

Internal inspection team carried out for half an hour in the airport apron, the aircraft failed to take off and decided not to fly. As many as 126 passengers evacuated the airport to the waiting room.

"Alhamdulillah not have hurt. Some of the passengers just a little shock," said Darmaji.

When this type of aircraft Boeing 737-200, with flight number PK-CJA 089 can depart and the team concluded that there are no engine problem.

Previously, the Sriwijaya aircraft flight route with Lampung-Jakarta was in the runway for a freelance base. Preparation take time off with the V1 speed, sudden burst of sound in the machine direction of the left wing.

Pilot and Co Pilot experience fuselage sloping to the left. They ask permission to the tower to imprison and take off back to the airport apron.

Selasa, 03 Maret 2009

Riau Airlines Will Be Flight To "Kerinci"

The presence of the flight or air transport to Kerinci that will be serviced by the Riau Airlines to drag or bring investors to the Kerinci of Jambi Province.

Head of Department of Trade and Industry Kerinci, Lukman, in Kerinci, said the presence of the flight will be the opportunity to open the entry of large investors.

During this lack of means of transportation become obstacles in developing a range of potential, particularly mining and tourism. In fact both of them quite a lot of potential and can be relied on to stimulate economic at Kerinci, he said.

Go Kerinci can only be through a means of land transportation,that is in damaged condition, need a long time and tiring time for newcomers who want to visit.

Now Riau Airlines will start flights in early April 2009, believed to be able to increase the visits of tourists and investors both in and outside the country.

A number of investors, have previously visited Kerinci, to explore the various potentials which have the potential such as gold, agriculture, and other. However, there is not continue .

Most of the investors who have come to recognize the Kerinci,many investment opportunities that can developing in areas that are cool at the foot of Mount Kerinci, but there is no flight to make investors reluctant to follow up desires.

The presence of Riau Airlines flight, the investors will be to develop a variety of filtering that have potential, and is clearly a very positive impact for both large and local communities, said Lukman.

DAE will finance the procurement of eight Boeing 737-800 For Garuda Indonesia

International financing institutions aircraft, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (Dae), will finance the procurement of eight Boeing 737-800 aircraft for the Next Generation operated for Garuda Indonesia.

Financing starts with the signing of CEO of Dae Robert J Genise and Director of Garuda Emirsyah Satar witnessed by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and leaders of six other Islamic countries, at the World Islamic Economic Conference (WIEC) in Jakarta.

Robert J Genise said after signing, the Garuda plane that will be financed by Dae is the type of Next Generation Boeing 737-800 with 156 passenger capacity.The Aircraft start to come to Indonesia in June, said Robert.

Boeing 737-800 Okay Airways Owner

How much of the funds that will digelontorkan to buy the plane, Robert said the number would not be disclosed. However, the value ranges on the 350 million U.S. dollars.

The period of financing aircraft, said Robert, for 12 years. Garuda will rent the plane in time. After the aircraft became the property of Dae and Garuda can extend the contract cost.

Separately, Emirsyah Satar, said the price of one unit of Boeing 737-800 NG is around 45 million U.S. dollars. Aircraft will be shipped in new condition from the manufacturer in the United States. Modern airplanes will be in the new condition we used. This year there are five aircraft resumed come next year, said Emirsyah.

According to him, such as lease financing pattern is conducted by Garuda to maintain airplanes modern. According to him, Boeing 737-800 NG, at this time into a modern aircraft, but 10 years may be behind the times of Garuda, so do not want to have them.
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Senin, 23 Februari 2009

Lion Air Accident At Batam

Lion Air with flight number JT 972 which departed from Medan to Batam have emergency landing at Hang Nadim Airport, Batam. The plane landed after a spin in the air for about 1.5 hours because the front wheel does not work.

Planes depart from Medan, North Sumatra at 16:30 WIB to carry 156 passengers. However, when the land in Batam, Riau Islands, the front wheels can not go out. Finally, a pilot named captain Anwar took the initiative to bring the plane whirligig on the airport.

In addition to reducing the fuel, this maneuver is also intended that the wheels can be out front. About 1.5 hours, the plane hover in the air, but the front wheel is still not out also. Until then, the sound through the flight attendant ordered all passengers who have the goods to be taken immediately to save on baggage.

He also ask that all passengers wear high-heeled shoes to immediately open it because the plane's emergency landing due to damaged front wheel.

According to one of his passengers, after hearing this announcement at the passengers panic. Many of them while the said "istighfar" hope over fear their safety.

Finally the plane landed at 18:30 WIB. Lucky landing was successfully made with the survivors. When the plane landed, landing in the vicinity of the location has been prepared at least 3 car fire.

Due to this incident, 2 passenger was to Budi Kemulyaan hospital due to chair in front of it. However, all other passengers be safe, although the visible shock.

Sabtu, 14 Februari 2009

Award For Best Toilet Airport

Ministry of Culture and Tourism to give the award to the 15 airports that have the best toilets. This event is a form Sapta Pesona efforts to develop industry and tourism through the toilet facilities.

"This program is already included in budget 2009. Rating will start in May and the award in October," said Director of Community Development Directorate General destinations Culture and Tourism Ministry of Tourism Bakri in Jakarta.

Bakri explained, the assessment will be conducted by the institutions, community representatives, media electronic/newspaper, and experts who competent in the toilet. The assessors, the Association of Indonesian House Keeping, media representatives, Toilet Association of Indonesia, the Indonesian Consumer Foundation Institute (YLKI), the Ministry of Health, Ministry of State Owned Enterprises, and Culture And Tourism departement.

The assessment process is only made to the international airport. For many tourists, especially foreigners, will come through the international airport. From there, intrepetation on Indonesia at the start of hygiene and comfort when using the toilet. "Not as much as what equipment is used, but how invesment in care toilet use," he said.

Airport planned entry in the assessment:

1. Ngurah Rai Airport, Denpasar

2. Sultan Syarif Kasim Airport II Pekanbaru

3. Hang Nadim Airport, Batam

4. Soekarno-Hatta Airport , Banten

5. Sepinggan Airport, Balikpapan

6. Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar

7. Juanda Airport, Surabaya

8. Sam Ratulangi Airport, Manado

9. Airports Minangkabau, Padang

10. Supadio Airport, Pontianak

11. Polonia Airport, Medan

12. Airports Eltari, Kupang

13. Airports Selaparang, Mataram

14. Adisucipto Airport, Jogjakarta

15. Airport Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, Palembang
( source )

Sabtu, 07 Februari 2009

Heavy Rain Caused Ahmad Yani Airport Closed

Heavy rain the day Saturday (07 February) caused the Ahmad yani Airport at Semarang,central java forced closed. Since sunday morning to sunday afternoon aircraft not landing or take off from the Ahmad Yani airport Semarang. General manager of PT Angkasa pura I Ahmad Yani Airport said all flights, both arrivals and departures, delayed because of water on the runway to reach 13 centimeters, while the tolerance limit is only 10 centimeters. "We do not dare to open the airport in conditions like this because they are afraid there will be a natural that does not want to," he said.

Several planes were forced to experience delays, in addition to departure and Arrival . For departure have 12 flight plan and the pending for arrival of 9 plan also delayed.

To reduce the water PT Angkasa Pura plan to use suction machine water so that water may soon subside, and the airport can be opened again.

Some prospective passengers who have come to the Ahmad Yani Airport must to wait until the airport ahmad yani ready to operate again. "We estimate around 13:00 WIB Ahmad Yani Airport could operate again" said bambang suwarsono.