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 #

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.

Kamis, 05 Februari 2009

Bird Strike

Threats that endanger the safety of flight can cause a number of factors, one of them can be caused by birds and the plane crash during landing or will take-off. Invensi this corresponds to a system and equipment with a bird repellent methods "Electro acoustic," especially with the wipe "Sweep" frequency sensitive equipment in the area with the duration of hearing a bird within 30 seconds and can be controlled from the remote.

Method "elctro acoustic" with a focus on the voice signal in amplitudo with particular frequency on the "sonic". Bird repellent equipment system according to the invention consists of 4 parts: the source of the signal, brace signal, the voice and instrument control.

The working principles of the acoustic signal with the help of a tool set at a certain frequency and then discharge amplitudo strengthened by the speaker (loudspeaker), and with the frequency signal is then a certain emanated to all directions. Acoustic signal will be received by the noisy birds as exposure to birds, so birds will feel disturbed and will be going from a location close to the speaker. (Source By "AVIASI" Magazine And LIPI)

Machine Suspected Cause Pelita Air Accident.

National Transportation Safety Committee or "KNKT" not see the human element (human error) of negligence in the accident helicopter owned by PT Pelita Air Service at the airport Pondok Cabe, Tangerang, Banten.

While the investigation results indicate, that the accident be the life of two engineers that due to engine malfunction. While the pilot and mechanics have been working according to the procedure. Said Chairman of "KNKT" Tatang Kurniadi in Jakarta.

Tatang Kurniadi explains, the accident investigation to the Super Puma heli is still in progress. The Committee will be working for one full month to examine the function of the system, hydraulic, auto pilot and heli-made in France in 1982.

Previously, the Pelita Air Service to ensure that the last helicopter to fly back on January 27, is still in good condition. ( Read : Pelita Air Service Accident )

Restrictions Flying to Europe Will Be Pull

After since July 2007, all indonesian airlines fly prohibited Europe region, starting from march indonesian airlines will fly back to heaven Europe.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Obtain assurance from the European union delegation Julian Wilson. Cancellation flying restrictions that would be expected march , at least July.

As Write In the tabloids "AVIASI", presidential spokesman Foreign Dino Patty Djalal said "Wilson sure think that in the mid of this year, restrictions flying to Europe will be canceled.

Published laws flight to be important factors that cause the union europe remove restrictions for airlines flying indonesian.

Really indonesian airlines can fly back to Europe ..?

Rabu, 04 Februari 2009

Runway Of Supadio Airport Is Not Eligible

The government of west Kalimantan plans to develop runway and other facilities at the Supadio Airport worth Rp30 trillion with the concept of "Aerocity" or a city in the area around the airport.

Investors who will invest in the development Aerocity in Supadio Airport Pontianak , among others, the company `s Atkin Singapore. China and Korea are also ready to invest.

The government hopes, what is ideally Department Of Transportasi approval, so that Supadio Airport Pontianak not narrow as it is.

Supadio Airport in Pontianak, is the largest airport in west Kalimantan that serves approximately 1200 to 1700 passengers each day to different routes. Airlines that use Supadio, namely Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Batavia Air, Sriwijaya Air, Kalstar, Indonesia Air Transport, and Deraya Air Service. Aircraft type generally used Boeing 737 series 200 - 400.