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Jakarta Post

Adam Air may soon halt all flights

  • The Jakarta Post

    Jakarta

  /   Tue, March 18 2008   /  01:16 am

Budget carrier PT Adam Skyconnection Airlines (Adam Air) announced Monday it was scaling down operations and might stop all flights this Friday until further notice, due to its inability to settle insurance payments. In a statement made available to The Jakarta Post, the airline said the insurance payments were due March 20 and no agreement had been reached on the issue. The airline has reduced its flights since Monday, currently serving passengers traveling between Jakarta and a number of major cities only; Medan in North Sumatra, Padang in West Sumatra, Denpasar in Bali, Surabaya in East Java and Bengkulu; with 11 planes. Normally, the company serves 21 destinations per day using a total of 22 planes. This comes just days after two shareholders pulled out of the company amid an internal rift, which included an allegation of the misuse of company funds tota...