Aviastar (Indonesia)

PT Aviastar Mandiri, operating as Aviastar is an Indonesian growing domestic passenger airline based in East Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.[2]

Aviastar
Aviastar (Indonesia) logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
VIT AVIASTAR
Founded2003
Operating bases
Fleet size4
Destinations30
HeadquartersEast Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
Key people
Websiteaviastarmandiri.com/aviastar

HistoryEdit

The airline was established on 12 June 2000 by Capt. Sugeng Triyono and his 4 colleagues which started as helicopter charter services company with various leased helicopters. Since 2003 Aviastar began operating fix wing aircraft with 2 units of DeHavilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otters and began to drop its rotary wings operations.

Aviastar now is an established company dealing with air transportation services either for chartered flights or schedule flights and currently operates 4 units of DHC-6-300 and 3 units of BAe 146-200 with plan to order 3 units more of DHC-6-300 to add in its fleet before end of 2013.

Its main operation base is located in Jakarta (CGK) with other operation bases in Palangkaraya (PKY), Balikpapan (BPN), Makassar (UPG), Nabire (NBX) and Denpasar (DPS).

DestinationsEdit

DomesticEdit

Aviastar also serves 36 routes in commercial and government subsidiary pioneer flights, which the following domestic Indonesian destinations are some of them :

Future DestinationsEdit

FleetEdit

 
Aviastar BAe 146-200 at Muara Bungo Airport in 2012

Current fleetEdit

The Aviastar fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2019):[3]

Aviastar Fleet
Aircraft IN SERVICE Orders Notes
De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter 4

Former fleetEdit

The airline previously operated the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[4]

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 9 April 2009, an Aviastar BAe 146-300 PK-BRD, crashed to a mountain near Wamena, Papua, Indonesia, after a failed second approach for landing at Wamena Airport.[5]
  • On 2 October 2015, an Aviastar DHC-6 Twin Otter, registered as PK-BRM, operating Aviastar Flight 7503 with three crew members and seven passengers on board, crashed near Palopo 11 minutes after takeoff. The passengers were 4 adults, 2 children, and 1 baby.[6] There were no survivors.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indonesia: Aviastar Mandiri". AirlineUpdate.com. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Contact Us". Aviastar. Archived from the original on 10 May 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. Puri Sentra Niaga Blok B No. 29 Jalan Raya Kalimalang Jakarta Timur 13620 Indonesia
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 16.
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 16.
  5. ^ Hradecky, Simon (23 April 2009). "Crash: Aviastar Mandiri B463 at Wamena on Apr 9th 2009, impacted mountain on second approach". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  6. ^ Kurniawan, Tri Yari (2 October 2015). "Pesawat Aviastar Rute Masamba-Makassar Hilang Kontak". Tempo.co. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

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