Pelita Air

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Pelita Air
Pelita Air Service logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
6D PAS PELITA
Founded 1963
Hubs Pondok Cabe Airport
Secondary hubs Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 18
Headquarters Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
Website http://www.pelita-air.com/

PT. Pelita Air Service, usually shortened to Pelita Air, is an airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia.[1] It operates on behalf of the state oil company Pertamina and provides executive transport, charters, oil and gas support operations and general Aviation Services. Its main base is Pondok Cabe Airport.[2] Pelita Air is listed in category 1 by Indonesian Civil Aviation Authority for airline safety quality.[3]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1963 and started operations on 24 January 1970. It has been run as a standalone subsidiary since 1981. Pelita Air is owned by Pertamina (90%) and Patra Jasa (10%).[2]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Current Fleet[edit]

The Pelita Air fleet includes the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[4]

Pelita Air Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Avro RJ85 1
ATR 42-500 1
ATR 72-500 2
De Havilland Canada Dash 7-100 3
Total 7

Former Fleet[edit]

The airline's fleet previously included the following aircraft:

Pelita Air Former Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Bell 412[5] 3 0 13 Rotary wing
Bell 430[5] 3 0 8 Rotary wing
CASA C-212 Aviocar[5] 2 0 19 Fixed wing
Fokker 100[6] 2 Fixed wing
MBB Bo 105[5] 2 0 4 Rotary wing
Sikorsky S-76 A[5] 2 0 12 Rotary wing
Sikorsky S-76 C++[5] 4 0 12 Rotary wing
Transall C-160NG[5] 1 0 0 Fixed wing
Total 19

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 2 January 1990, while en route to Palembang, a CASA 212 operated by Pelita Air experienced an engine trouble. The aircraft ditched and sank into Java sea. 7 people were killed. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." (Archive) Pelita Air Service. "Jalan Abdul Muis No. 52 – 56 A Jakarta 10160 Indonesia"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 62. 
  3. ^ http://hubud.dephub.go.id/?en+news+detail+1464+8
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 16. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g http://www.pelita-air.com/v1/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=39&Itemid=68
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 17. 
  7. ^ http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_aviation/data90.htm

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