Tag: Indonesia

FL Technics’ Indonesia Station Receives FAA Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a Lithuania-headquartered provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has achieved a milestone in the company’s expansion in the Asia-Pacific region by earning FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification. The award for FL Technics Indonesia, makes it one of a select few with similar status in the south-east […]

Government of Indonesia Plans to Build Ten More New Airports

Reading Time: 1 minute Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has stated that the government plans to develop ten new airports to support the development of tourism in the country. Airports would be developed in Lampung, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, East Nusa Tenggara, Central Kalimantan, Bangka Belitung and North Sumatra, said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi. Tjilik Riwut Airport in […]

Lion Air Boeing 737 Suffers Runway Excursion on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute Lion Air Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Makassar to Gorontalo, Indonesia with 174 passengers and 7 crew, landed in rain but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with all gear struts dug in. There are no injuries being reported, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however. According to […]

Shortage Of Qualified Trainers Holding Back Indonesia’s MRO Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indonesia is facing challenges in training enough aircraft maintenance engineers and technicians to support rapid growth in the country’s airline fleet. The director of Batam Polytechnic, Priyono Eko Sanyoto, says the biggest challenge is finding qualified MRO instructors. “We are limited by the number of qualified instructors. We have recruited only four qualified instructors, and […]

Tri-M.G B733 Touches Down Hard And Veered Left Off The Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Tri-M.G Boeing 737-300 was performing freight flight from Timika to Wamena (Indonesia), landed on Wamena’s runway 15, but touched down hard, veered left off the runway and came to a stop on rough terrain near the airport perimeter fence.   The nose gear and left main gear collapsed and the left wing fractured. There […]

Garuda B738 Overran Runway on Landing at Yogyakarta

Reading Time: 1 minute A Garuda Boeing 737-800, registration PK-GNK performing flight GA-258 from Jakarta to Yogyakarta (Indonesia) with 123 passengers and 5 crew, landed on Yogyakarta’s runway 09 at 19:47L (12:47Z) but overran the runway end and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. The passengers disembarked onto soft ground via stairs. There were no […]

FL Technics Officially Opens its MRO Centre in Jakarta

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the official opening of its MRO hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia. FL Technics Indonesia has also reached cooperation agreements with ten Asian airlines.   The newly opened 9 000 sq. m. facility accommodates up to 3 narrow-body aircraft […]

IATA Chief Keen India Sign Carbon Offsets Pact Early

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed “disappointment” that India “did not come to the table as an early adaptor” of the carbon offset and reduction scheme for the aviation sector that was agreed to at the International Civil Aviation Organisation Assembly meeting earlier this month in Montreal. “We are disappointed because other developing […]

FAA Announces Aviation Safety Rating for Indonesia

Reading Time: 2 minutes The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Indonesia complies with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating. The FAA first assessed Indonesia’s civil aviation authority in September 1997 and found it in compliance with ICAO standards and then lowered the rating from Category […]

Indonesian Capital’s Airport Opens $560 Million Terminal

Reading Time: 1 minute The Indonesian capital’s airport opened a new terminal Tuesday after years of operating at far above its passenger capacity. Domestic flights for national carrier Garuda began operating in the morning from Soekarno-Hatta airport’s steel and glass $560 million Terminal 3. Its international flights will shift to the new terminal next month. Other airlines will gradually […]