Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Pilots Who Donít Eat
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Pilots Who Donít Eat

Hungry Pilots and Staff of Merpati Airline Plead for Help from Indonesian Lawmakers


Bali News: Pilots Who Donít Eat
Click Image to Enlarge

(3/23/2014)

Detik.com reports that hundreds of employees of State-owned PT Merpati Nusantara Airline visited the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) on Monday, March 17, 2014.

The airline staff comprised of pilots, cabin staff and technicians met with a member of Commission X of the DPR, Sumaryoto, for a question and answer session regarding the fate of the troubled airline.

One or Merpati’s captains, Wahyudin explained the presence of the delegation at the DPR was not being done in the name of any union or association, but in the name of “hungry employees who have not been paid for four months.”

Wahyudin told the lawmakers how the pilots and other workers at Merpati had already visited the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) in order to obtain an explanation from the airline's main shareholder. That delegation had called on the BUMN Minister Dahlan Iskan to fire the CEO of Merpati, Captain Asep Ekanugraha, who has proven himself unable to resolve the Airline’s financial problems.

“We demand that Captain Asep be replaced. If the Company is to be liquidated then Rp. 1.7 billion is needed be paid (in severance) to its employees. If the Airline wants to continue to operate, then Merpati needs Rp 700 billion,” said Wahyudin,

The Merpati employees say promises from BUMN to give them an answer to their plea within one week’s time have come and gone.

Meanwhile, Captain Adithya Priyo, who is the Secretary General of Merpati’s Pilots Association, explained that the current state of the Airline’s finances are the worst they have ever been since the company was established in the 1960s.

Related Articles


Gravity Exerts its Grip

The Final Flight?
 
Merpati – Harus Mati?


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
A Voice from Ukraine. A Voice from Beyond
I Wayan Sujana: Born Bali - 1989 Died Ukraine -2014
(7/21/2014)
Calling all F&B Professionals
Join a Feast Breaking Gathering of Bali Culinary Professionals on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Pica Tapas Bar
(7/21/2014)
Bali, Mystical and Darkly Magic
Sťance Held to Communicate with one of the Balinese Victims of the Shoot Down of MH17
(7/21/2014)
The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Jazz
Ubud Jazz Festival August 8-9, 2014
(7/20/2014)
Tree of Death
Young Australian Designer Commits Suicide in Dalung, Bali
(7/20/2014)
Interrupted Journey to Paradise
Six Bali Residents Die in Crash of MH 17 Shot Down Over Ukraine
(7/20/2014)
Colorfast Rainbow
Sanur Beach Now Home to Rainbow Coin Laundry - Our Favorite Laundromat.
(7/20/2014)
Show Them the Door
DPR Tells BUMN Minister Dahlan Iskan to Replace all Merpati Directors
(7/20/2014)
Self-energizing
Bali Needs to Become More Energy Independent
(7/21/2014)
Seeking a Lionís Share of Jetstar
Lion Air Reported to be Seeking to a 49% Share of Jetstar from Qantas Airways
(7/19/2014)
A Disgusting Shell Game
Police Arrest Man Attempting to Sell Turtles to Bali Restaurants
(7/19/2014)
A Decade of Thanks
Balinese Thanksgiving of ĎNyelungí Celebrated Once every Decade by Gianyar Farmers
(7/19/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents