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.
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January 8, 2022
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
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.
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
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
Hedwige, Jakarta – Indonesia is planning to have public transportation buses running on electricity by 2030.
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
October 24, 2021
Jakarta – National carrier Garuda Indonesia could face bankruptcy amid ballooning debts and financial hardships due to the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
October 21, 2021
Even if you're fully vaccinated, you now have to take the PCR test before boarding a plane, after the government enforced stricter screening measures for flights ahead of an anticipated
October 20, 2021
Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – The Indonesian government is getting plans ready to upgrade a charter flight business into a full-service airline as the country's debt-burdened flag c
October 6, 2021
Jakarta – State-owned oil company Pertamina successfully tested a new jet fuel product with a tiny blend of biofuel in a short-distance flight from Jakarta to Bandung on Wednesday.
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Air passenger traffic in 15 airports under state-run airport operator Angkasa Pura I (AP I) jumped by 88 percent in September 2021, reaching 1.94 mil
August 25, 2021
PeduliLindungi will be essential at all ports, terminals, and stations starting Aug.
August 10, 2021
Emma Connors and Andrew Tillett, Singapore/Canberra – A plan to transport Australians keen to leave Indonesia by sea has run aground due to crew quarantine requirements and other costs,
August 9, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia booked an income of US$353.07 million or around Rp5.1 trillion (with an assumed exchange rate of Rp14,353 per US dollar).
August 5, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia employees have urged the government to reconsider its decision to make polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests mandatory for air passengers in place of
August 3, 2021
Saket Sundria and Eko Listiyorini – Indonesia's Covid-19 crisis is hammering gasoline demand in Southeast Asia's leading economy, echoing a slump in India earlier this year.
July 30, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The number of passengers at MRT Jakarta declined by 80 percent or 4,450 people on average per day in July 2021, during the emergency state of the public mobility restr
July 27, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – In Indonesia, 10,865 passengers were barred from boarding long-distance trains for not bringing Covid-19 vaccination cards.
July 7, 2021
James Guild – COVID-19 has battered Indonesian flag carrier Garuda's revenue and sent earnings plunging, causing trading of the airline's shares to be halted recently after a bond defau
July 6, 2021
Joniansyah Hardjono, Jakarta – State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura II on Tuesday recorded significant decline in numbers of airline passenger after the enforcement of the 'emergen
July 5, 2021
Indonesia's new no vax, no fly policy is sending foreign nationals in Bali into a frenzy, from anti-vaxxers condemning the move, to travelers who prefer to get the COVID jab in their ho
June 28, 2021
Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – Super Air Jet, a new Indonesian budget airline reportedly backed by airline magnate Rusdi Kirana, will start operation with three Airbus A320 aircraft a
June 26, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Business conglomeration Bakrie & Brothers recently unveiled its plan to ramp up its focus on the electric bus market.
June 24, 2021
Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Hong Kong has announced a ban on all flights, including transit, from Indonesia, which would be in effect on June 25, following a steep increase in Covi
June 18, 2021
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – South-east Asia's largest economy is mulling over whether to shut down or refinance its national airline, Garuda Indonesia, amid debates widely seen to
June 17, 2021
Jakartans don't seem to be able to agree whether or not we should share major roads with cyclists, and it seems the capital is leaning away from becoming a bike-friendly city with plans
June 12, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's logistics sector is still facing various competition hurdles such as pricing regulations and obligatory vessel ownership, to name a few, accord
Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia's financial problems must be resolved based on careful commercial considerations.
June 10, 2021
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – National carrier Garuda Indonesia has grounded two thirds of its fleet, citing leasing issues and maintenance needs.
June 9, 2021
June 8, 2021
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – Traffic congestion in the capital city of Jakarta has visibly increased amidst the Covid-19 pandemic due the removal of the odd-even number plate policy as on
June 4, 2021
Jakarta's odd-even traffic rule may soon return to ease the capital's increasingly busy roads after it was suspended for months due to the coronavirus outbreak.
June 3, 2021
Could this be the scheme that finally brings order to Indonesia's chaotic roads?
May 31, 2021
Indonesia may soon be without a flag carrier, as Garuda Indonesia's woes continue to deepen amid the pandemic and with bankruptcy a very real possibility for the airline.
May 23, 2021
Harry Suhartono and Tassia Sipahutar – PT Garuda Indonesia needs to completely restructure its business, potentially reducing the number of planes it operates to less than half its main
May 18, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – State-air carrier Garuda Indonesia and its subsidiary Citilink has officially become the first national carriers operated by pilots and crew members who have bee
May 11, 2021
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – State telecommunications firm Telkom (Telkom Indonesia) announced that it is fixing the damaged underwater Sulawesi Maluku Papua Cable System (SMPCS) which ha
April 28, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's biggest airline Lion Air has resumed flight between Jakarta and the Chinese city of Wuhan, the first known epicenter of coronavirus outbreak before it beca
March 19, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Friday, March 19, said that the Covid-19 vaccination for workers in the public transportation sector has
March 17, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Commission (NTSC) chairperson Soerjanto Tjahjono on Wednesday's virtual discussion revealed that a numb