The Star on 27-1-2015: Another master piece by BK Sidhu, the editor of Star Business.
On 26-1-2015 Tony Fernandez, the CEO of AirAsia issued a press statement that AirAsia was abolishing fuel surcharge for its flights. BK Sidhu, the Star Business Editor, went on an overdrive to assist in the spinning of the said announcement to put AirAsia in the good light during this particular period. Prior to the crash of the unauthorised AirAsia’s flight QZ8501, Tony and/or AirAsia have been enjoying positive stories from BK Sidhu, the editor of Star Business.
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Part of the wreckage of the UNAUTHORIZED AirAsia’s flight QZ8501.
On 27-1-2015 the Indonesian military called off efforts to recover the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month, after failing to find any more bodies inside the fuselage. Continue Reading »
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The wreckage of unauthorised AirAsia flight QZ8501. 162 innocent lives have to be scarified.
The AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed in the Java Sea, killing 162 people, climbed too fast before stalling, Indonesia’s Transport Minister, Ignasius Jonan, told BBC. Continue Reading »
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The wreckage of the unauthorised AirAsia flight QZ 8501. 162 innocent lives have been killed!
Updates on 14-1-2015: Jakarta Post – “I admitted that administrative negligence occurred when requesting the change in flight schedule, as the verbal information failed to reach the ministry,” Sunu Widyatnoko said. Sunu Widyatnoko is the director of AirAsia. For full Jakarta Post report HERE.
On 13-1-2015 it has been reported in Antara News that AirAsia had finally admitted during the hearing before the Members of the Commission V of the Indonesian House of Representatives that AirAsia was only allowed to fly four days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
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The black box of AirAsia’s flight QZ8501 has been found.
Updates on 13-1-2015: Today Jakarta Post has published that the divers have retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane’s second black box, which was believed to have recording of the conversations of the pilots, from the bottom of the Java Sea. For more detail please read HERE.
12-1-2015: PANGKALAN BUN: The flight data recorder of the sunken AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is found to be in good condition, Indonesian authorities said on Monday.
The black box will be sent to Jakarta on Monday for analysis.
“The flight data recorder has been recovered,” Bambang Soelistyo, chief of Indonesia National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), told a press conference. He added that the black box was discovered under the wing of the ill-fated Airbus 320-200 that went down on Dec 28 in the Java Sea.
The other black box – the cockpit voice recorder – has also been located in the afternoon, but not retrieved yet, he noted.
The Strait Times report, HERE.
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