Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Mandala: Seeking to Soar Again
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
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

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Mandala: Seeking to Soar Again

Mandala Airlines Aiming for Take Off in May 2011.

Bali News: Indonesia, Mandala Airlines, Herry Bakti Singayuda Gumay, Angkasa Pura
Click Image to Enlarge


According to Bisnis Indonesia, the currently inoperative Mandala Airlines is optimistic that they will become airborne again in May 2011, following the active participation of a new investor expected to come on board before the end of March 2011.

The director general of Air Communications from the Ministry of Transportation, Herry Bakti Singayuda Gumay, told the press that the management of Mandala has formally written to his ministry declaring their intentions to resume operations in May.

Explained Herry Bakti: "Their letter has persuaded me that they will be flying again in May. I don't know if they now have a new investment partner. The last report said that they had reached an agreement with their creditors to convert debt to equity in Mandala."

Herry welcomed plans for Mandala's re-launch but reminded that whether or not the airline flies again will depend on the evaluation of the Transportation Ministry.

Face with severe cash shortages, Mandala stopped flight operations on January 13, 2011. To obtain permission from the Indonesian government to recommence service Mandala must submit a five-year business plan that addresses fleet and route development plans.

A further indication that Mandala may resume flying soon has also come from the CEO of PT Angkasa Pura II, Tri Sunoko. Sunoko confirmed that Mandala has verbally requested that their tenancy of terminal 3 at Bandara Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Jakarta be continued to facilitate a May restart of flights.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Plaga Wine
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
Ace Trumps Hotels and Restaurants in Bali
Cok Ace’ Elected to Third Term as Chairman of Bali-PHRI
Unbeatable Seller Prices for BBTF 2016
Seller Discounts for Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2016 for Confirmed Bookings Made Before November 30, 2016
The More the Merrier?
Denpasar Administration will Not Impose Moratorium on New Hotels
GO-JEK Doesn’t Deliver Grass
Famous Indonesian Musician Caught with Marijuana After Using Go-Jek Driver for a Drug Pick Up
When Passengers Roar at the Lion
Angry Lion Air Passengers Commandeer a Runway at Jakarta’s Airport
Indonesians Encouraged to Visit Australia
Australia Introducing Easier Visa Controls to Encourage Indonesians to Visit Australia
Striving for Safety
PHRI: Majority of Hotels Falling Short on Security and Safety Assessments
Buy My Horse, He's Hungry
Competing with Modernity, 80-year Old Dokar Driver in Bali’s Capital of Denpasar Faces Difficulty in Feeding Himself and His Horse
Banyuwangi Flights from Bali Axed
Garuda Indonesia Cancels Bali to Banyuwangi, East Java Flights
You Raise Me Up
New Minimum 2016 Wage Levels Announced for Badung Regency and Denpasar in Bali
RIMBA Takes Mexican Food to New Heights
UNIQUE Rooftops Bar & Restaurant at RIMBA Jimbaran Offers Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Ready, Aim. . . Wait!
Indonesia Put Stay on Further Executions While Economy Idles
All [News]!