Indonesia's transport ministry to review AirAsia operations
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation will review the operations of AirAsia following the disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501 on Sunday morning, December 28.
Transport Minister Ignatius Jonan said the decision was made as a lesson for the airline to improve its services and activities.
"We will do a ground check and a review of AirAsia's operations in Indonesia to ensure that all of its activities are better in the future," Jonan said.
AirAsia corporate secretary Audry Petriny declared the company was ready to cooperate with the investigation team led by Indonesia's Aircraft Authority.
Jonan also appealed to commercial vessels to sail around Bangka Belitung and Kalimantan Barat to try and assist in search and rescue operations, and to report information about any suspicious objects floating in the sea.
Meanwhile, National Transportation Safety Committee head Tatang Kurnia said he is checking the documentation of AirAsia flight QZ8501, consisting of the climatology document, and aircraft feasibility license document of the plane. – Rappler.com