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Garuda Indonesia Replaces CEO of 18 Months, Reshuffles Executive Board

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia's national carrier, announced that it would be replacing its chief executive officer and reshuffling a large majority of their executive board. Pahala Mansury, the former CEO, was replaced with an executive from another state-owned company. The airline also replaced six of eight board members, leaving only two individuals sitting from the previous board. Mansury served as CEO of Garuda for less than 18 months, his replacement is Askara Danadiputra, the current president of Pelindo III, a port…

Increase in Safety Prompts the EU to Lift Ban on…

Late last Thursday, the European Union (EU) announced the lifting of its ban on airlines in Indonesia, clearing the way for several airlines to announce more service as they see fit. In 2007, the EU imposed a ban on all Indonesian airlines, effectively prohibiting them from flying in their airspace. The…

Citilink Executives Quiet After Reports of an Intoxicated Pilot

The Indonesian low-cost carrier, Citilink, is under investigation by authorities after a pilot showed up for his flight allegedly intoxicated. Video footage recorded on Dec. 28 shows the pilot struggling to walk and eventually dropping his belongings as he tried to pass through a security checkpoint. The pilot then proceeded to…