Air Efata

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Air Efata
Founded 2005
Commenced operations 9 January 2006
Ceased operations February 2007
Operating bases Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
Focus cities Surabaya Juanda International Airport
Destinations 8
Company slogan The Professional Airlines
Parent company Efata Papua Airlines
Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia

Air Efata (ICAO: EIJCall sign: EFATA) was an airline based in Indonesia and owned by Efata Papua Airlines. Air Efata was a full-service airline, offering a choice of Deluxe Class and Economy Class, and serving hot meals on flights. E-ticketing was available. Tickets were refundable and rebookable up to 24 hours before the flight.[citation needed]

Efata Papua Airlines Boeing 727


Air Efata was founded in 2005.[1] Reenue flights were launched on 9 January 2006. In the same year, the company had to suspend all operations again, and its licence was withdrawn.[1] In February 2007, the Transportation Ministry delayed license revocation of 11 idle airlines, including PT Efata Papua Airlines, to give restructuring opportunities to the operators,[2] which did not materialize, though.


Air Efata served[citation needed]:

  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya
  • Malang
  • Makassar
  • Ambon
  • Timika
  • Biak
  • Jayapura


As of August 2006 the Efata Papua Airlines fleet included:[3]

Air Efata leased the three Boeing-MD83/88 aircraft with a two-class passenger seat configuration from GECAS. Component support was provided by SAS Component Group A/S (a joint venture between ST Aerospace and SAS Technical Services - now named ST Aerospace Solutions (Europe) A/S) of Scandinavia, engine support by Pratt & Whitney and major maintenance was by Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF). Also leased the YU-AKM from JAT Yugoslav Airlines in 04/2005 in full colores


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