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Jakarta Post

Fledgling carrier Pacific Royale temporarily grounds flights

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, October 19 2012   /  08:51 am

New domestic full-service carrier Pacific Royale Airways, which made its debut in June this year, has announced that it would temporarily be halting its operations.

Sales manager Dede Hartono said the airline was currently restructuring its business plan before it
returned to the sky.

“We need to temporarily cease our operations as we will be changing Pacific Royale’s whole business plan. This is the best option in order to deliver more benefits to the company and, most importantly, to our customers,” Dede told The Jakarta Post on Thursday.

He did not elaborate on how the business plan would be altered.

He said the company had stopped operations early in October.

He emphasized, however, that financial difficulties were not behind the halt.

“No, it is not [financial problems]. It is more to do with the fact that we are facing a deart...