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Govt tightens up employment of foreign pilots

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 22 2013 | 09:54 am

PREMIUM In a bid to improve aviation safety in the country, the Transportation Ministry has recently issued a new regulation requiring domestic carriers to only hire foreign pilots with a minimum 250 hours of flying time.

Should a local airline wish to hire a pilot to fly an Airbus plane, he or she must have 250 flight hours on that type of plane.

Bambang S. Ervan, the ministry spokesman, sa...