You are here

A wake-up call for Indonesia

Flight QZ8501's crash highlights the urgency needed to tackle the problem of air safety, and indeed many aspects of the country's infrastructure.

CONSUMPTION BOOM: Indonesia's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport was designed to handle only a third of its current air traffic, causing long delays in landings and take-offs.

INDONESIA'S aviation industry is in turmoil following the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 on Dec 28, 2014, killing everyone onboard. New regulations on what airlines can charge passengers and tighter safety controls have already been announced.

Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan has...

Market voices on: