Boeing issues operational manual guidance to airlines following Lion Air crash

(CNN)Boeing has issued operational guidance to airlines as investigators continue to probe what happened to Lion Air Flight 610, which crashed into the Java Sea last month, killing all 189 passengers. In a statement on Tuesday, the airline manufacturer said it had issued an “Operations Manual Bulletin” advising airline operators how to address erroneous cockpit…

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Five Popular Indonesian Products to Feature During China’s Biggest Online Shopping Festival

Nusa Dua. Indonesia will feature five selected food products during China’s biggest online shopping festival on Nov. 11, in a follow-up agreement between President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jack Ma, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group. Indonesia has been looking for ways to narrow its trade deficit with China, which between January to August, rose…

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Soar Above One of the Most Awe-Inspiring Waterfalls on Earth

(National Geographic) Victoria Falls is among the most impressive natural wonders in the world. THIS LEGENDARY WATERFALL is among the biggest, and most awe-inspiring, on the planet. The Zambezi River is more than 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) wide when it cascades over the lip of a large basalt plateau and plunges as much as 354 feet…

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Asian Games: Jakarta, Palembang pass the baton to Hangzhou

Asian Games Parade   (Sindo.news) Indonesia has officially passed the baton to Hangzhou, China, the host of the 2022 Asian Games, in a spectacular closing ceremony marred with heavy rain on Sunday that involved dozens of national and international artists. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, and watched the closing ceremony…

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Garuda Indonesia Set to Cut Direct Flights to London in October

(Garuda Indonesia) Jakarta. National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will terminate its non-stop flights between Jakarta and London on Oct. 28 to cut costs and reverse declining financial performance. The airline will still serve the London route via Amsterdam, six times per week. “We will work closely with our airline partners to assist our valued passengers…

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TransNusa to Expand Fleet of ATR Turboprop Aircraft

Jakarta. TransNusa Aviation Mandiri, a private airline based in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, plans to acquire three new ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft this year to serve more domestic destinations. The company currently operates seven aircraft, including three ATR 72-600s and one ATR 42 turboprop, manufactured by French-Italian plane maker Aerei da Transporto Regionale. It plans…

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