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Indonesian national carrier Garuda will be provided with Inmarsat GX Aviation inflight broadband

Inmarsat announced a contract to provide its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution to Indonesian national carrier Garuda, in partnership with wireless technology provider Mahata Aero Teknologi, Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Systems. The agreement to supply Garuda Indonesia with GX Aviation marks the extension of Mahata’s existing 10-year contract with low-cost carri...

Garuda selects GX Aviation inflight broadband with Mahata, Inmarsat, Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Systems

Mahata Aero Teknologi (MAT), an Indonesian wireless technology provider, today announced an agreement to provide Indonesian national airline Garuda with high-speed inflight broadband, in partnership with Inmarsat, Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Systems. Under the agreement, Garuda Indonesia will equip its domestic and international aircraft fleets with Inmarsat’s next-generation GX Aviat...

MRO provider FL Technics Indonesia: earns FAA Part-145 Air Repair Station certification

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has earned FAA (Federal Aviation Association) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification #47DY377D emerging as one of Asia’s MRO hotspots in the Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Indonesia alone has approximately 60 MRO companies and only a few of them have FAA certificatio...

Turkish Aerospace sets its sights on cooperation opportunities with Indonesian Local Industry participation

Turkish Aerospace, Turkey’s center of excellence in defence and aerospace industries held a workshop on August 14th, 2018 in Jakarta with an extensive participation of Indonesian Defence and Aviation Industry companies, regarding the possible cooperation on upcoming several bilateral opportunities such as Unmaned Aerial Vehicle System Tender of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence. With lon...

FL Technics Indonesia signs first base maintenance deal with Tri-M.G.

Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Indonesia has recently granted FL Technics Indonesian branch, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, with base maintenance approval AMO-145. Immediately after the approval, FL Technics Indonesia has announced signing C-check agreement for Tri-M.G.’s Boeing 737 CL. The recently received AMO-145 base main...

FL Technics officially opens its MRO centre in Jakarta, welcomes first customers

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 at a tim...

Opening of Jakarta airport’s new Terminal 3 delayed over safety concerns

The opening of the new terminal at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has been delayed for at least two weeks after the authorities deemed the facility unfit to welcome its first travellers, media reports said. A first phase opening of the new “Terminal 3 Ultimate” had been scheduled for Monday, initially serving passengers on domestic and international flight...

31 injured by severe turbulence on Indonesia flight

Severe turbulence on an Etihad Airways flight to Indonesia left 31 passengers injured on Wednesday. Flight EY474 from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta encountered severe and unexpected turbulence about 45 minutes before its arrival at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, the airline confirmed in a statement. he A330-200 Airbus landed safely at the airport in Jakarta, where nine passengers were taken to...

Garuda Indonesia to receive 14 A330neo

Garuda Indonesia has confirmed an order with Airbus for the purchase of 14 A330-900neo, the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, to support the company’s growth and business expansion in the future.    The deal was signed at a ceremony in London in the presence of the President of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo and British Prime Minister, the...

Bell Helicopter and PT Whitesky Aviation sign letter of intent for 30 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters

 Bell Helicopter announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with PT Whitesky Aviation for 30 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters. The aircraft will be used for air taxi operations throughout Indonesia and its more than 14,000 islands. The agreement was signed with PT Whitesky Aviation in Jakarta, Indonesia:    Pictured: Bell Helicopter and PT Whitesky Avia...

Two aeroplanes collide at Jakarta airport

Two planes collided at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames. A Batik Air passenger plane was taking off when its wing clipped the tail of a TransNusa aircraft being towed across the runway. Authorities said there were no injuries in the Monday night incident, and all passengers were evacuated safely. Indonesia has had a dismal air safety...

Indonesian carriers seek removal from EU blacklist

Three of Indonesia’s largest carriers—Batik Air, Citilink and Lion Air—are seeking a reappraisal of the European Union’s (EU) carrier blacklist next month. Of the country’s major carriers, only national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has been granted full EU access since it was delisted in 2009. “An EU team will review our Directorate General of Civil Aviation...