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ESTABLISHED IN 2000 AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 2001. DOMESTIC, SCHEDULED, PASSENGER AND CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
JI. GUNUNG SAHARI RAYA 57 A-B
PO BOX 4724
10047 JAKARTA, 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.
JULY 2001: SERVICE FROM JAKARTA TO SURABAYA (DAILY) AND TO MAKASSAR (DAILY). PLANS TO ADD SERVICE TO BALIKPAPAN, BATAM, MEDAN, AND KUALA LUMPUR.
USES 737-200 AIRPLANES WET-LEASED BY SIGFEN, AND MAINTAINED BY AERO NUSANTARA INDONESIA (NOK).
SEPTEMBER 2001: JAKARTA - MEDAN.
1 737-236 (22032, PK-ALK "CATTLEYA"), SIGFEN LEASED, AERO NUSANTARA (NOK) WET-LEASED.
OCTOBER 2001: SURABAYA - BALIKPAPAN.
DECEMBER 2001: 1 737-2H6 (1120-23320, /85 35 41 PK-ALC "LAELYA"), SIGFEN LEASED, AERO NUSANTARA (NOK) WET-LEASED.
September 2002: 737-2B7 (23135, PK-ALV "VANDA"), Sigfen leased, Aero Nusantara (NOK) wet-leased.
October 2002: 737-2B7 (23132, PK-ALN "NANDINA"), Sigfen leased, Aero Nusantara (NOK) wet-leased.
March 2003: Domestic Routes: Jakarta - Surabaya (5/day); Jakarta - Balikpapan (daily); Jakarta - Surabaya - Balikpapan (daily); Jakarta - Medan (daily); Jakarta - Pekanbaru (2/day); Surabaya - Balikpapan (2/day).
Main Base: Jakarta Soekarno Hatta International Airport.
Star Air (SRH) is a subsidiary of P T Dwipusaka Abadi.
737-2B7 (23134), ex-Jetran, Sigfen leased, Aero Nusantara (NOK) wet-leased.
December 2003: 1st 2 of 3 MD-83's (49985; 49986, PK-ALG), leased assigned primarily to the Jakarta - Medan, Surabaya routes.
November 2004: Jakarta - Kuala Lumpur.
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.
April 2006: Interest in airlines in Indonesia appears to be building. Last month, Qantas (QAN) flagged interest in Adam Air (DHI) and recently, Bisnis was quoting Garuda Indonesia (GIA) President Director, Emirsyah Satar as stating that Emirates Airlines (EAD) is interested in forging an alliance. "Emirates Airlines (EAD) is one party interested in us, but there are still no concrete plans," he told the Indonesian newspaper. Previously, Lufthansa (DLH) was inked to the financing of a rescue of Garuda (GIA). The national airline of Indonesia has reduced its debt by half over the last five years but this is not as fast as had been planned, with significant debt due to mature shortly. The problems have not been confined to Garuda (GIA), with four airlines - - Star Air (SRH), Bayu Air (BAY), Bouraq (PTB) and Bali Air (BLN) - - ceasing operations this year.
July 2006: Star Air (SRH) is an Indonesian carrier providing domestic services from its Jakarta base.
550 employees (including 55 Flight Crew (FC); 106 Cabin Attendants (CA); & 31 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).
(IATA) Code: 5H - 301. (ICAO) Code: STQ (Callsign - STERA).
Parent organization/shareholders: PT Dwipusaka Abadi (100%).
Main Base: Jakarta Soekarno Hatta International airport (CGK).
Domestic, scheduled destinations: Balikpapan; Denpasar - Bali; Jakarta; Kupang; Manado; Medan; Pekanbaru; & Surabaya.
International, scheduled destinations: Kuala Lumpur.
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 Dept 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."
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); (KTK); (LKW); (MLI); (MND); (NOK); (PNM); (PTF); (REX); (SJA); (SRH); (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).
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1 737-2B7 (JT8D-15A HK) (1044-23132, /84 PK-ALN "NANDINA"), EX-JETRAN, SIGFEN LSD 2002-10, (NOK) WET-LSD. 118Y.
1 737-2B7 (JT8D-15A HK) (1050-23134, /84), EX-JETRAN, SIGFEN LSD, (NOK) WET-LSD 2003-03. 118Y.
1 737-2B7 (JT8D) (1054-23135, /84 PK-ALV "VANDA"), EX-JETRAN, SIGFEN LSD 2002-09, (NOK) WET-LSD. 118Y.
2 737-2H6 (JT8D-15A) (1120-23320, /85 PK-ALC "LAELYA;" 1559-21732, PK-ALH "YANDA"), SIGFEN LSD, (NOK) WET-LSD, 8C, 91Y.
1 737-236 (JT8D-15A) (742-22032, /81 PK-ALK "CATTLEYA"), EX-FINAVION, SIGFEN LSD 2001-09, (NOK) WET-LSD. 118Y.
2 MD-82 (JT8D-217) (1019-48066, /81 PK-ALH; 1068-49112, /82 PK-ALI), IEM AIRFINANCE LSD 2004-10. 157Y.
1 +1 ORDER MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1838-49985, /91 PK-ALF; 1842-49986, /91 PK-ALG "GARDENIA"), LSD 2003-12. 49985; OPERATES FOR TRANSGLOBAL AIRWAYS (TGL) & WET-LST BEST AIR (BEA) 2008-08. 157Y.
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