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The wreckage of unauthorised AirAsia flight QZ8501.

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 »

Now Everyone Can Still Buy Tickets For Flight Without Approval From Aviation Authority.

Now Everyone Can Buy Tickets For Flight Without Approval From Aviation Authorities.

 Updates at 3:00 pm on 21-1-2015:  The Indonesian Minister of Transport, Ignasius Jonan told BBC today that:  “Now route permits must be obtained four months before the flight and airlines will not be allowed to sell tickets before that.”, HERE.  In the light of this statement, lets see whether AirAsia will remove the Melbourne – Bali route from its booking engine HEREContinue Reading »

MAS has an above average rating for safety.

Congratulation! MAS has an above average rating for safety. Five out of seven stars.

 

It has been reported in the Malaysian Digest that according to the Australian based AirlineRating.com,   MAS has five out of seven stars and AirAsia has two or three stars.

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The wreckage of unauthorised AirAsia flight 8501.

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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AIrAsia QZ8501 found.

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.

Thump up to Tony Fernandez, the CEO of AirAsia, for being so generous to offer US$24,000.00 as compensation to each family of the passengers on QZ8501

Thump up to Tan Sri Tony Fernandez, the CEO of AirAsia, for being so generous to offer US$24,000.00 as compensation to each family of the passengers on QZ8501.  We are so very proud of your generousity.

 

Updates 11-1-2015:  It has been reported that on Sunday Indonesian divers  found the crucial black box flight recorders of the AirAsia plane that crashed in the Java Sea a fortnight ago with 162 people aboard but they failed to retrieve it immediately from the seabed because it was stuck under debris from the main body of the plane.

 

Updates 10-1-2015:  The Indonesian investigators have found and lifted  up the tail of the crashed AirAsia flight QZ-8501 but no black box was found, HERE.

 

Updates 9-1-2015:  Jakarta Post reported:  President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was concerned with the slow compensation payments to next of kin of passengers on board the AirAsia flight QZ8501, Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan says, HERE.

 

On 7-1-2015 AirAsia has confirmed that it was offering family members of passengers on Flight QZ8501 monetary compensation following the Dec. 28 crash. It had also said it was conferring with families individually to show its “good intention”.

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Thumb up from Tan Sri Tony Fernandez.

Thumb up from Tan Sri Tony Fernandez.

 

It has been reported that the Indonesian transport ministry has banned AirAsia from flying six of its domestic flights in the country as part of the crackdown on violation of regulations by the low cost airline. Continue Reading »

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