Top News on Balikpapan

  • Lion Air 737 in hard landing at Surabaya

    ​Indonesia’s Lion Air has confirmed that one of its Boeing 737-900ERs was involved in a hard landing incident at Surabaya’s Juanda International airport on the morning of 1 February.

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  • Indonesia’s Sky Aviation receives first Sukhoi Superjet

    Indonesian carrier Sky Aviation received its first Sukhoi Superjet aircraft on 27 February. The aircraft, with serial...

  • Garuda to add 18 regional jets by 2015

    <p>Garuda Indonesia will begin a competition this year to select its first regional jets.</p><p>The airline hopes to...

  • Trigana Indonesian ATR in emergency landing on rice field

    <p>An Indonesian Trigana Air Service ATR 42 made an emergency landing in a rice field today after reporting a failure...

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  • Garuda looks to develop airport in South Jakarta as ATR base

    News | 11 Feb 2015 07:02 | Mavis Toh

    Garuda Indonesia is in discussions to develop Pondok Cabe airport in south Jakarta as a base for its turboprop operations.
  • Garuda to end Balikpapan-Manado; cuts frequencies on two services

    News | 29 Jan 2015 04:03 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Garuda Indonesia will end the Balikpapan-Manado service, while halving the Makassar-Manado service to daily.
  • Lion Air confirms 737 damaged in ground accident

    News | 14 Nov 2014 02:17 | Firdaus Hashim

    Lion Air has confirmed that one of its Boeing 737-900ERs was damaged on 7 November during an incident on the ground at Balikpapan Sepinggan International airport.
  • Garuda launches new domestic service

    News | 03 Nov 2014 01:45 | Firdaus Hashim

    ​Garuda Indonesia launched a Balikpapan-Palangkaraya-Pontianak-Putusibau service on 1 November.
  • Transmile Air Services rebrands as Raya Airways

    News | 03 Oct 2014 05:18 | Aaron Chong

    Malaysian cargo carrier Transmile Air Services (TAS) has been rebranded as Raya Airways and will acquire Boeing 757s.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Has Lion reached the end of the beginning?

    News | 25 Sep 2014 01:54 | Greg Waldron

    Amid lingering concerns of an order bubble, Indonesian low cost juggernaut Lion Air is reducing capacity and has pared back its network.