Indonesian Authority Banned AirAsia From 6 Key Routes

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 “Indonesian Authority Banned AirAsia From 6 Key Routes”

Engine Problems of AirAsia’s Flight QZ 7633 Were “Downplayed”

The engine failure that was downplayed.
The engine failure that was downplayed.

 

Whilst the SAR operations for the passengers and crew of QZ8501 are going on, on 4-1-2015 AirAsia flight QZ7633 from Bandung to Surabaya had engine problems.

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AirAsia’s X’mas Big Sale!

AirAsia's advertisement for tickets sale well after 31 March 2013 (see parts marked with arrow)
AirAsia’s ads for tickets sale well after 31 March 2013 (see parts marked with arrow). This advertisement appeared in the Star on 28-11-2012. Is this advertisement misleading?

17-12-2012 @6:30 pm: Yours truly has been informed by YB Datuk Ismail Sabri, Minister of Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, that his Ministry has taken the necessary actions to stop AirAsia  from selling of tickets beyond 31 March 2013 as AirAsia’s AOC is only valid until 31 March 2013.

It has been widely reported in the newspapers recently that the Air Operation Certificate (AOC) of AirAsia has been granted by Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) for a six month period until March 31, 2013 due to failure to meet the regulatory requirement as reported in HERE. Normally, OAC is granted to an airline for a two years period. Up to this date, the said press report by the Sun Daily and New Strait Times have not been refuted by the management of AirAsia or denied by Minister of Transport or DCA. Continue reading “AirAsia’s X’mas Big Sale!”

TRIO: Is En Azhari Mohd Dahlan a NOMINATED POST HOLDER approved by DCA?

En Azhari Mohd Dahlan, "A HIGHLY EXPERIENCED ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL WITH A SOUND KNOWLEDGE OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY" according to the Star report.

Azhari Mohd Dahlan (Azhari), a highly experienced engineering professional with a sound knowledge of the aviation industry, joins MAS Aerospace Engineering (MAE) as chief executive officer effective Feb 1, 2012.” in The Star HERE. Continue reading “TRIO: Is En Azhari Mohd Dahlan a NOMINATED POST HOLDER approved by DCA?”