Kalstar Aviation

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Kalstar Aviation
2014 Kalstar Aviation Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
KD KLS KALSTAR
Founded 2000
Hubs Supadio Airport
Focus cities Samarinda Airport
Fleet size 12
Destinations 18
Company slogan Fly Smart with Us
Headquarters Villa Melati Mas, Serpong, South Tangerang, Indonesia
Samarinda office: Samarinda Airport, Gatot Subroto Road, Samarinda
Key people
  • Andi Masyhur (CEO)
Website kalstaronline.com
A Kalstar Aviation Embraer 190

Kalstar Aviation is an airline based in Serpong, Indonesia. The airline was founded as "Kalstar Tour-Travel Co., Ltd" in Samarinda in December 1993 by Andi Masyhur.[1] Masyhur purchased the airline's first aircraft, an ATR 42, nicknamed KSE, in Bungay on 22 September 2008.

Although initially based in Samarinda, he formally began Kalstar Aviation in Serpong. On Kalstar Samarinda's maiden voyage, the airline flew from Samarinda to Tarakan, and later on to Nunukan.[2] The airline grew quickly. By 2010, it had added another two ATR 42s to its fleet.

In 2013, Kalstar Aviation carried over 1 million passengers. All Kalstar Aviation aircraft carry the "bird" livery on the vertical stabiliser, introduced in the late 2008.[3]

Kalstar Aviation launched the airline's mobile application, dubbed KALSTAR Mobile. Passengers can use the application to check flight arrivals and departures, and check in for their flights. The airline also provides in-flight magazine Kalstar.

Destinations[edit]

KSE, an ATR-42, the first aircraft of Kalstar Aviation, at Samarinda.
Kalstar Aviation ATR-42 KSI
KSI, an ATR-42, the carrier's second aircraft, at Samarinda

 Indonesia[edit]

Java[edit]

Kalimantan[edit]

Nusa Tenggara[edit]

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2016, the Kalstar Aviation passenger fleet comprises the following aircraft:[4]

Kalstar Aviation Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
ATR 42-300 3 48 48
ATR 42-500 1 50 50
ATR 72-500 2 72 72
ATR 72-600 3 72 72
Boeing 737-300 1 138 138
Boeing 737-500 1 125 125
Embraer E-190 1 4 108 108
Embraer E-195 2 3 120 120
Embraer 190-E2 5 TBA Ordered at the Farnborough Airshow
Total 14 12

EU aviation blacklist[edit]

Kalstar Aviation is currently banned from operating in European airspace,[5][6] appearing on a list of carriers that do not meet necessary safety standards to fly to airports in the European Union.

Accident & Incidents[edit]

On December 21st 2015, One of its Embraer 195LR overshoots the runway at Kupang Airport while performing duty as KD678 from Ende to Kupang[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kalstar" (PDF). Kalstar Aviation. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kalstar Bidik Rute Kosong di Kaltim". Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kalstar Aviation". Aviasi. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  4. ^ 14 July 2015. "Kalstar Aviation Fleet in Planespotters.net". planespotters.net. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original on 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  7. ^ http://avherald.com/h?article=49124baa

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