Brace for potentially even pricier airline tickets, as the Ministry of Transportation has raised the surcharge limit for domestic airfares amid rising fuel costs.
Transport & Communication
August 8, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) in a written statement on Monday announced that it has recorded 21.27 percent growth in transportation and warehousing in this y
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry has given a red carpet for jet-type airlines to increase airfare tariffs to a maximum of 15 percent of the upper tariff l
July 26, 2022
Nine people were killed, police said, when a train smashed into an amusement ride for kids at a gate-less railway crossing this morning in Serang, Banten.
July 22, 2022
Fransisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – State air carrier Garuda Indonesia has added three aircraft to its active fleet after the Central Jakarta District Court declared the company free fr
July 19, 2022
Ten people were killed and five more were injured after a Pertamina fuel truck crashed into multiple cars and motorcycles at a red light in Bekasi, West Java yesterday afternoon.
Jakarta – Regional governments, state-owned insurance company Jasa Raharja, and the National Police have missed at least $6.67 billion in vehicle taxes and fees revenue due to non-compl
July 12, 2022
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko said the Indonesian government planned to require electric cars as vehicles for government officials, the Military (TNI),
July 5, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The UK recently announced that it would provide #9 million or about $10.8 million in grants to help propel Indonesia's shift towards low-carbon transport a
July 1, 2022
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is set to issue a revised regulation regarding the use of subsidized fuels mentioned under Presidential Regulation No.
June 30, 2022
Jakarta – We support state-owned oil company Pertamina's initiative to control the use of subsidized Pertalite gasoline and diesel oil through the introduction of the MyPertamina app to
June 29, 2022
Jayapura (Beritasatu) – A small plane belonging to Associated Mission Aviation crash-landed in the district of Keerom in the eastern province of Papua due to a combination of bad weathe
June 28, 2022
Tempo.Co, Fransisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Lion Air Group management claimed to not profit from the airfares of some routes despite the generally pricey flight tickets.
June 24, 2022
Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry cooperated with state-owned electricity firm PLN and state-owned gas and oil firm Pertamina to accelerate t
June 15, 2022
Police in Indonesia have issued an advisory urging motorcyclists not to wear flip-flops when driving their two-wheelers, citing safety concerns.
June 11, 2022
Jakarta – The government has lifted most COVID-19 restrictions as the pandemic seems to be under control, even after the spike in national travel during the Idul Fitri holidays.
June 7, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The long-awaited electric bus fleet from Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta is officially in service by serving two routes on June 7.
June 4, 2022
Herman, Jakarta – The National Development Planning Agency, or Bappenas, is proposing the phaseout of vehicles running on gasoline and diesel to pave way for the government's net zero e
May 16, 2022
Surabaya – At least 14 people were killed and more than a dozen others injured when a bus carrying domestic tourists crashed into an advertising sign in East Java province early on Mond
May 11, 2022
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has filed a request for a 30-day extension to its suspension of debt payment obligation (PKPU) at the Jakarta District
May 9, 2022
Herman, Jakarta – Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang on Sunday recorded the biggest number of passengers in both arrival and departure terminals since the Covid-19 pandem
March 31, 2022
Joniansyah Hardjono, Tangerang – State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II (AP II) recorded a significant spike in the air passengers' movement at Soekarno-Hatta Airport over the pas
March 21, 2022
Jakarta – A Jakarta court has again extended flag carrier Garuda Indonesia's debt restructuring process by two months, a case official said on Monday, because the company has yet to fin
March 17, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia needs to tackle several roadblocks to further boost the adoption of electric vehicles, or EVs, according to the top brass at Vektr Mobiliti Indon
March 8, 2022
Jakarta – Municipal land transport operator TransJakarta began to operate 30 electric buses on Tuesday in a landmark move to shift its fleets to emission-free vehicles.
March 1, 2022
Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Yogyakarta – Dozens of train passengers at Yogyakarta station were forced to refund their tickets as they did not pass COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.
February 26, 2022
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry is sticking with its plan to end the use of oversized and overloaded (ODOL) trucks despite industry protests, but it plans to take
February 25, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo has launched a new tunnel boring machine, or TBM, for deployment on Jakarta's mass rapid transit phase 2A project on Thursday, marking a key mil
February 23, 2022
Indra P, Kenzu T, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said his government is targeting to put at least two million electric vehicles on the road by 2025.
February 9, 2022
By Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia's plan to shift its capital from Jakarta to a remote location on the island of Borneo is set to inflict a further setback on a Chinese government-backe
February 7, 2022
Yogyakarta – At least 13 people were killed and dozens more injured after a tour bus carrying factory workers to a beach holiday crashed in Bantul, Yogyakarta, according to police.
January 26, 2022
Jakarta – Four major airplane lessors have agreed to the state-controlled airline Garuda Indonesia's debt restructuring proposal, providing significant support to the airline's plan to
January 11, 2022
Jakarta – Billionaire Indonesian businessman Chairul Tanjung said on Tuesday he will lift his investment in struggling flag carrier Garuda Indonesia after the airline completes a court-
January 9, 2022
Adimas R F P, Resinta S, Solo – The Transportation Ministry has officially started the construction of the Solo-Semarang phase 1 double-track elevated railway for the Solo Balapan-Kalio
January 8, 2022
Jakarta – The Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta has taken several tough measures after three of its buses crashed within a single day on Dec. 6, 2021.
January 5, 2022
Jakarta – State-controlled Garuda Indonesia, the country flag carrier, has urged creditors to register their outstanding claims on the airline with the court-appointed administrator by
January 3, 2022
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) recorded domestic air passengers in November 2021 reached 3.5 million, up by 19.81 percent from the previous month.
December 30, 2021
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) deputy chairman Berman Limbong revealed a number of obstacles in expanding Transjakarta services to the capital's bu
December 29, 2021
Indonesia has lifted a ban on the Boeing 737 Max, more than three years after the Lion Air disaster that saw the loss of all 189 people on board.
December 28, 2021
Jakarta – The National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) has advised Jakarta-owned bus service Transjakarta to create a unit specifically responsible for setting and maintaining sa
December 22, 2021
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – A $6bn proposal to turn an Indonesia airport into a regional hub rivalling Singapore and Kuala Lumpur has sparked concern among local tour operators
December 10, 2021
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Transjakarta Workers Union head Benny Malau rebutted allegations that Transjakarta's board of directors had a meeting with operators while enjoying a belly
December 8, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, on Wednesday officially inaugurated the Tebelian Airport located at the Sintang Regency in West Kalimantan, which cost Rp518 bil
November 10, 2021
The sad state of affairs at flag carrier Garuda Indonesia continues, as the debt-ridden airline has announced plans to massively shrink its destinations list in the name of operations e
November 9, 2021
Herman, Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – State-run airline Garuda Indonesia has "technically" gone bankrupt due to the fact of being insolvent and in negative equity amid allegations of
Driving around Jakarta now is a far cry from the height of mobility restrictions a couple of months ago – not in a good way, by any means.
November 1, 2021
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Air passengers will no longer be required to undergo the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for Covid-19, a senior minister said on Monday.
It feels like we've flown back in time and landed at the start of the pandemic; a time of mixed messages and constant backtracking on COVID-19 regulations.
October 29, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry on Friday has introduced yet another change in its air travel health requirement amid the COVID-19 pandemic overseen by C
Hedwige, Jakarta – Indonesia is planning to have public transportation buses running on electricity by 2030.