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    Indonesian man wore wife’s burqa & used her Covid-19 negative test result to travel from Jakarta

    An Indonesian man was caught disguising as his wife in her burqa, and using her identification, as well as her negative Covid-19 test result, to travel from Jakarta to North Maluku via a Citilink flight. Caught by flight attendant Indonesia-based mews outlet Suara reported that the man, with the initials DW, presented a negative Covid-19 test to the staff at Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport. It turned out that he had used his wife’s Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result under the name of Nurul. The man had managed to conceal his identity and get past airport security by donning a […] More

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    Indonesian Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife on Citilink flight in order to fly

    (CNN) — An Indonesian man is reportedly facing arrest after disguising himself as his wife in order to board a flight. The man, who has been publicly identified only by the initials “DW,” boarded a Citilink domestic flight from Jakarta to Ternate while wearing a niqab that covered him from head to toe, reports CNN affiliate CNN Indonesia. The disguise was intended to enable the man to fly even though he had reportedly tested positive for Covid-19. His wife, however, had tested negative, so he used her ID and negative PCR test results in order to board the plane at […] More

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    What Happened To AirAsia’s Boeing 737s?

    Nowadays, AirAsia is known as a bustling low-cost airline group operating an all-Airbus fleet. But did you the airline once flew the Boeing 737? In fact, it flew dozens of them during its early years. So what happened to these 737s? Let’s find out. AirAsia operated the smaller Boeing 737-300 for over a decade before switching to the A320 family. Photo: M Radzi Desa via Wikimedia Commons All fleet data in this article is courtesy of Planespotters.net. Key AirAsia operated a total of 36 Boeing 737-300, also known as the ‘classic’ generation of the popular narrowbody. The carrier took delivery […] More

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    Super Air Jet Secures Permit to Operate With 3 Airbus Aircraft

    Jakarta. Super Air Jet, a new Indonesian budget airline reportedly backed by airline magnate Rusdi Kirana, will start operation with three Airbus A320 aircraft after securing an air operator certificate from the Ministry of Transportation last week.  “SAJ has fulfilled the requirements by operating three A320 aircraft, one of which is owned [by the airline] and two others are under its control,” Novie Riyanto, the director-general of air transportation at the Ministry of Transportation, said in a statement on Sunday, referring to the airline by its initial.   Dadun Kohar, the director of airworthiness and aircraft operations at the ministry, said to meet the ministry requirement, Super Air Jet […] More

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    Route Network Update for Citilink

    Garuda Indonesia considers halving fleet 25.05.2021 – 05:14 UTC Garuda Indonesia (GA, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) is contemplating a significant fleet reduction as a cornerstone of its post-COVID restructuring strategy, which could see the number of its aircraft halved to around 70, Chief Executive Irfan Setiaputra said in an internal memo reported by Bloomberg. “We have 142 aircraft, and our preliminary calculation on how we see this recovery has been going, we will operate with several aircraft no more than 70,” Irfan said. In a follow-up statement to Indonesian media, Irfan clarified that the downsizing would be adjusted according to the level […] More