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Name: JATAYU AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: JAJ
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: MEDAN
Country: INDONESIA
Employees 80
Web: jatayuair.co.id
Email: info@jatayuair.com
Telephone: +62 (21) 8590 4657
Fax: +62 (21) 8590 7731
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Background
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JAJ-AUG04A
JAJ-AUG04B
JAJ-DEC04-A
JAJ-DEC04-B
JAJ-DEC04-C
JAJ-JUN04
JAJ-NEWSJAN04
JAJ-NEWSMAR04

ESTABLISHED IN 2000 AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 2001. FULL NAME: P T JATAYU GELANG SEJAHTERA. SCHEDULED, DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
JALAN SALAMA RIYADI RAYA 4
JAKARTA, INDONESIA

ADDRESS:
JALAN BATU TULIS RAYA 19B
JAKARTA 10120, INDONESIA

Indonesia (the Republic of Indonesia) was established in 1945, it covers an area of 1,904,569 sq km, its population is 210 million, its capital city is Jakarta, and its official language is Indonesian.

DECEMER 2000: RECEIVED ITS AIR OPERATOR'S CERTIFICATE (AOC).

DECEMBER 2001: 1 737-222 (197-19949, /69 57 58 N9068U), EX-UNITED AIRLINES (UAL), NAT AVIATION (NTV) WET-LEASED. RETURNED LATER IN MONTH.

JANUARY 2002: STARTS SERVICE TO JOGYAKARTA (DAILY), WITH ONWARD SERVICE TO DENPASAR (BALI) (3/WEEK).

FEBRUARY 2002: SERVICES TO KUALA LUMPUR AND JOHOR BAHRU, IN MALAYSIA FROM BANDUNG, SURUBAYA, AND DENPASAR.

MARCH 2002: JAKARTA - BATAM/MEDAN.

1 727-247 (20580), NAT AVIATION (NTV) WET-LEASED.

July 2002: 1 727-200 (20612, PK-JGU), ex-American Airlines (AAL), Aerospace Finance leased and 1 737-300 (21226), ex-TANS (TAX), NTV leased. 1 737-266 (21195, PK-JGV), ex-Egyptair (EGP)/NTV/Bouraq "Bali" (PTB).

August 2002: 1 727-227 (20736, PK-JGC), Aerospace Finance leased.

November 2002: In December 2002, Medan to Alor Setar and Ipoh in Malaysia. Services to China, Singapore, and Thailand are also planned.

1 order (December 2002) 727-223 (21384). Another 4 727's, or 737's will arrive in 2003, and 2 or 3 757's, or wide bodies such as 767's are planned.

March 2003: Medan - Ipoh (3/week). In April 2003, to Alor Star and Johor Baru, followed by service to Guangzhou (via Penang) in May 2003, and to Kuala Lumpur.

June 2003: 80 employees. (http://www.jatayu-air.co.id).

August 2003: 727-232 (21584, PK-JGO), Aventura Aviation leased. 737-204 (22364, PK-JGP), ex-Air Mark.

December 2003: Surabaya - Batam - Medan - Singapore (daily).

April 2004: 2 727-232's (21586, PK-JAA; 21587, PK-JAC), Aventura Aviation leased.

May 2004: 727-223 (20989, PK-JGQ), Jet Midwest leased.

November 2004: 80 employees.

May 2005: (http://www.jatayu-air.com).

August 2005: 727-232 (21310) sold to Aventura Aviation, sold to Hewa Bora Airways (EXD).

October 2005: The Indonesian government banned the operation of 737-200s owing to "safety concerns" in the wake of last month's Mandala Airlines (MND) crash. At the same time, the government banned all airplanes more than 35 years old and/or with more than 70,000 cycles. The crash was the eighth involving Mandala (MND) since 1975 and there have been 74 crashes involving transport airplanes in Indonesia since 1990.

May 2006: Jatayu Air (JAJ) operates from Jakarta to domestic and international destinations.

(IATA) Code: VJ. (ICAO) Code: JTY - JATAYU.

Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Balikpapan; Batam; Jakarta; Medan; & Pekanbaru.

International, Scheduled Destinations: Guangzhou; Penang; & Singapore.

March 2007: The Indonesian government announced a ban on commercial airplanes older than 10 years following several mishaps and accidents, the worst of which was the January 2007 crash of a 17-year-old Adam Air (DHI) 737-400 that killed 102. According to the "Associated Press," Transport Minister, Hatta Rajasa insisted the regulation would not require parliamentary approval, but did not indicate when it would go into effect. The current age limit is 20 years. Adam Air (DHI) announced last month, that it intended to lease six A320s and build up a fleet of 30 of the type "over the next five years," replacing the 737s it now operates. New airplanes will be both leased and purchased.

April 2007: The USA (FAA) announced that Indonesia "does not comply with international safety standards set by (ICAO)" and lowered the country's safety rating to Category 2, ruling that it is "no longer overseeing the safety of its airlines in accordance with international standards." The USA State Department issued its own statement saying that last month's safety assessment conducted by the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation did not include "detailed methodology supporting the ratings" and that "Americans traveling to and from Indonesia should fly directly to their destinations on international carriers from countries whose civil aviation authorities meet international aviation safety standards."

June 2007: Suspended all flights and ceased operations.

July 2007: Indonesia and (ICAO) signed a "groundbreaking declaration" in Bali under which Indonesia committed to wide-ranging initiatives to improve the safety of its civil aviation system. The deal comes after the European Union (EU) banned all Indonesian airlines from flying into its airspace. Indonesia will restructure the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, enact the required legal framework for it effectively to meet international safety obligations, ensure the required human and financial resources and correct deficiencies identified by (ICAO)'s Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program and other internal or external audits. (ICAO) said, "Indonesia will also implement a proactive and systemic management of safety to comply, in a verifiable manner, with national requirements and (ICAO) international safety standards and industry best practices. This includes a commitment by government authorities and the local air transport industry to foster transparency and the sharing of safety-related data to support the safety management process, under guidelines established by (ICAO)."

November 2007: The European Commission (EC) issued the sixth update of its airline blacklist, removing Suriname's Blue Wing Airlines and lifting the operating restrictions imposed on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Both carriers, however, will remain subject to prioritized ramp inspections at Community airports in order to ensure their "consistent adherence" to relevant safety standards. "This latest revision shows that when airlines take rapid and sound corrective action to comply with safety standards, they can be withdrawn from the list quickly," (EC) VP Transport, Jacques Barrot noted. "It also shows that the list increasingly serves as a preemptive, rather than punitive tool for safeguarding aviation safety." He added that relevant oversight authorities verified measures taken by (PIA) and Blue Wing Airlines and "that these measures provide for long-lasting sustainable solutions to avoid the same problems recurring in the future."

The blacklist now comprises eight individual carriers including TAAG Angola Airlines (ANG), Mahan Air (MHN), and Ukrainian Mediterranean Airlines (UM Air - (UKM)), whose operations are fully banned in the (EU). Also banned are all airlines from Equatorial Guinea (ECV), Indonesia: (AWR); (BLN); (BTV); (DHI); (FES); (GIA); (JAJ); (KTK); (LKW); (MLI); (MND); (NOK); (PNM); (PTF); (REX); (SJA); (TGN); (TMG); (WON); (XPR); Kyrgyzstan: (ITL); (KYR); (PHG); (PHX); (STZ); Liberia: (LBG); Sierra Leone: (ORG); (RUM); (UVL); Swaziland: (AFC); and Democratic Republic of Congo: (TCS); (WDA); & (WET) with the exception of Hewa Bora Airways (EXD), which is subject to operating restrictions). Operational restrictions were placed on Air Bangladesh (BGD) and Air Service Comores (COM).

July 2008: The eighth edition of the European Commission (EC)'s blacklist of banned airlines does not include Iran's Mahan Airlines (MHN), thanks to "significant efforts and progress accomplished by this carrier, which were verified during an on-site inspection," but continues to include Indonesian airlines, including Garuda Indonesia (GIA). "The Commission (EC) decided that the Indonesian authorities have still not developed and implemented an efficient oversight program on any of the carriers under their regulatory control," it said. Ukraine Cargo Airways remains banned as well, and Yemenia Airways (YEM) was told it "should complete its corrective actions plan" by the Air Safety Committee's next meeting. All airlines from Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are banned, while Gabon Airlines and Afrijet (FRJ) from Gabon are allowed to maintain operations at their current level.

August 2015: Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation (MOT) says it has revoked the Air Operators Certificates (AOC) of six local carriers - Asconusa Air Transport (Jakarta Halim), Air Maleo (Jakarta Halim), Manunggal Air (MNS, Jakarta Halim), Nusantara Buena Air (Medan Soewondo), New Jatayu Air ((IATA) Code: JZ, based at Batam) (JAJ) and Survai Udara Penas (Jakarta Halim) - for failing to comply with laws governing the minimum number of aircraft, commercial operators are required to have.

Indonesia's Law No 1 of 2009 states scheduled operators are required to operate at least ten aircraft, of which five must be owned by the carrier. On the other hand, charter operators are required to operate at least three aircraft, one of which must be owned.

Though promulgated almost six years ago, the law has never been fully enforced - until now. Upon assuming his position in January this year, Transportation Minister, Ignatius Jonan gave local operators until June 30 to comply with the law, later extending the deadline to July 31.

He said this month that as the affected carriers had shown no intention of meeting the deadline for compliance, each would be required to undergo recertification should they wish to resume operations.

The revocation is effective August 1 with each operator's Air Transport License to be cancelled in due course.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
JAJ 737-222
JAJ 737-266
JAJ-727-200
JAJ-727-227-U
JAJ-727-227
JAJ
JAJ-737-400 - 2015-08.jpg

August 2015:

2 727-223 (JT8D-9A HK) (1328-21384, /78 PK-JGN; 1459-21519, /79 PK-JGM), EX-(AAL), AEROSPACE LSD 2002-12. 12C, 151Y.

1 727-223 (JT8D-9A HK) (1144-20989, PK-JAC), JET MIDWEST LSD 2004-05. 12C, 151Y.

1 727-227 (JT8D-9A HK) (928-20612, /73 PK-JGU), EX-(AAL), AEROSPACE FINANCE LSD 2002-07. 12C, 151Y.

1 727-227 (JT8D-9A HK) (974-20736, /73 PK-JGC), AEROSPACE FINANCE LSD 2002-08. 12C, 151Y.

0 727-232 (JT8D-15 HK) (1478-21584, /79 PK-JGO, 2003-08; 1488-21586, /79 PK-JAA 2004-04; 1492-21587, PK-JAB, 2004-04), AVENTURA AVN LSD. 21584; 21586; 21587; WFU IN STORAGE 2005-02. 21586; ST (EXD) 2005-11. 12C, 151Y.

0 727-232 (JT8D-15 HK) (1298-21310), ST (EXD) 2005-08. 12C, 151Y.

2 727-232 (JT8D-15 HK) (1270-21306, PK-MBW; 1522-21702, PK-IAF 2004-07). 12C, 151Y.

1 727-247 (JT8D-15 HK) (889-20580, /72 PK-JGT), EX-(LAK), (NTV) WET-LSD 2002091. 12C, 151Y.

1 737-2N7 (JT8D-17) (458-21226, /76 PK-JGW), EX-(TAX), (NTV) WET-LSD 2002-07. 8C, 101Y.

1 737-2P5 (JT8D-15) (502-21440, /77 PK-LIA), NAT AVIATION LSD 2004-06. 8C, 101Y.

1 737-204 (JT8D-15A HK) (696-22364, /80 PK-JGP), EX-AIR MARK 2003-08. 8C, 101Y.

1 737-217 (JT8D-17 HK) (784-22260, /81 PK-), (TIA) LSD 2004-04. 8C, 101Y.

0 737-222 (JT8D-7B) (197-19949, /69 PK-JGS), EX-(UAL), (NTV) WET-LSD 2001-12. RTND (NTV) 2001-12. 8F, 101Y.

1 737-266 (JT8D-17) (457-21195, /76 PK-JGV), EX-(EGP)/(NTV)/"BALI AIR" (PTB), 2002-07. 8F, 101Y.

0 737-266 (JT8D-17) (466-21227, /76 PK-JGV), (NTV) LSD 2002-05. WFU IN STORAGE 2005-01. 8C, 101Y.

Management:
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CAPTAIN ALEXANDER LUMOWA, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

STEPHANUS KOESNOTO, MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING MANAGER.

MR NGASIRAN, QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) MANAGER (2002-01).

 
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