|Hubs||Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), Palembang|
|Fleet size||36 (+46 on orders)|
|Company slogan||Your Flying Partner|
|Headquarters||Central Jakarta, Jakarta|
Sriwijaya Air is an airline based in Jakarta with headquarters in Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia. It offers domestic flights to major cities in Indonesia and limited International destinations. Sriwijaya Air is listed in category 1 by Indonesian Civil Aviation Authority for airline safety quality.
The airline was founded by Chandra Lie, Lie Hendri, Andi Halim and Fandy Lingga and named after the historical Srivijaya empire.
On 28 April 2003 SIUP PT.Sriwijaya Air was validated and by October 28, 2003 the AOC (Air Operations Certificate) for Sriwijaya Air was issued by Dephub.
Sriwijaya Air commenced operations on 10 November 2003, with initial operations between Jakarta and Pangkal Pinang. Then new routes such as Jakarta-Pontianak and Jakarta-Palembang was added. In their first year, Sriwijaya Air experienced rapid growth. As of June 2009, Sriwijaya Air operated 23 aircraft, serving more than 33 domestic routes and 2 regional routes.
In 2007, Sriwijaya Air received the Boeing International Award for Safety and Maintenance of aircraft. It was awarded after passing the inspection carried out in a few months. In the same year Sriwijaya Air received Aviation Customer Partnership Award from Pertamina because the airlines had assessed the accuracy of petroleum payment. In 2008 Sriwijaya Air was awarded an award by Markplus & Co.. This award is a public appreciation of the services provided by Sriwijaya Air. Aircraft Maintenance are done by PT. ANI (Aero Nusantara Indonesia).
Sriwijaya Air has purchased (12-year lease agreements to purchase) 12 second-hand Boeing 737-500 with total value $84 million to replacing its aging Boeing 737-200 aircraft. The delivery has been done since April 2011 up to December 2011.
Full Service Airline
Today, Sriwijaya Air is categorized as a Medium Service Airline which serves only light snacks. Sriwijaya Air is planning to expand into full-service flights in 2013 which should have at least 31 airplanes with business class seats and meals for passengers.
Most of Sriwijaya Air's destinations are domestic/regional within Indonesia, they —suspended daily flights to Singapore from Jakarta on 1 November 2013. It currently serves two International destinations regionally within South-East Asia. It has been speculated recently that Sriwijaya Air will likely expand its International destinations to include China, Macau, Taiwan and Australia after it acquires more Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
- Java and Lesser Sunda Islands
- Bali (Ngurah Rai International Airport)
- Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport)
- Lombok (Lombok International Airport)
- Kupang (El Tari Airport)
- Malang (Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport)
- Semarang (Achmad Yani International Airport)
- Surakarta (Adisumarmo International Airport)
- Surabaya (Juanda International Airport)
- Yogyakarta (Adisucipto International Airport)
- Sumatra and Riau Islands
- Bandar Lampung (Radin Inten II Airport)
- Batam (Hang Nadim Airport)
- Bengkulu (Padang Kemiling Airport)
- Jambi (Sultan Thaha Airport)
- Medan (Kuala Namu International Airport)
- Padang (Minangkabau International Airport)
- Palembang (Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport)
- Pangkal Pinang (Pangkal Pinang Airport)
- Pekanbaru (Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport)
- Tanjung Pandan (Buluh Tumbang Airport)
- Tanjung Pinang (Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport)
- Sulawesi and Maluku
- West Papua and Papua
- Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, since 22 January 2014
- Ningbo Lishe International Airport, since 22 January 2014
- Nanjing Lukou International Airport, since 22 January 2014
As of May 2014, the Sriwijaya Air fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 24.4 years:
|8||126||134||9 in old livery|
|8||138||146||4 in old Livery|
All aircraft to be reconfigured, and to have 8 business class seats until 2013. All the aircraft the airline receives will be configured likewise. Currently 737-800 and 737-500 deliveries are all fitted with Business Class. All new Boeing 737-500 aircraft are fitted with winglets.
Sriwijaya Air has decided to delay plans to introduce 10 new aircraft into its fleet this year, as the US dollar rate against the rupiah continues to strengthen.
Accidents and incidents
On 27 August 2008 a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-200 (PK-CJG, c/n 23320) operating as flight SJ290 overran the runway at Jambi, Sumatra. There were eleven injuries and no fatalities. The injured include a farmer and his family who were hit by the plane.
On 20 December 2011, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-300 (The involved aircraft is PK-CKM, c/n 28333,not PK-CKN (737-400,c/n 26281)) encountered windshear on final approach and after touchdown veered off the runway while landing at Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The aircraft managed to touch down, but could not stop in time. The aircraft came to a stop 25 meters past the runway end. The right main landing gear and nose gear collapsed. The right engine and wing were substantially damaged. There were no fatalities and two passengers received minor injuries during the evacuation. The aircraft has since been scrapped.
On 1 June 2012, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-400 (PK-CJV, c/n 24689), operating domestic flight SJ188 from Jakarta, Indonesia to Pontianak (Borneo) veered off runway 15 during landing at Pontianak in heavy rainstom. The aircraft, after aquaplaning on the drenched runway, came to stop left of the tarmac on soft ground on its belly (the nose gear collapsed and the main landing gear sank into the soft soil) and received substantial damage. No injuries occurred, the airport was temporarily closed as its single runway was blocked by the accident. On 2 June the aircraft was removed from the runway by the use of heavy cranes and the airport reopened for normal traffic.
On 13 October 2012, a Sriwijaya flight from Medan, North Sumatra to Minangkabau International Airport, Padang, West Sumatra accidentally landed at Tabing Air Force Base, some 7 miles (12 km.) away. None of the 96 passengers and 4 crew were harmed. The pilot and co-pilot were suspended and subsequently questioned by the NTSC 
Nam Air is a subsidiary company of Sriwijaya Air serves as medium services carrier with feeders function with 120 seats configuration on its new boeing 737-500 (8 business class and 112 economy class) and will serves Jakarta-Sorong, Jakarta-Kupang, Jakarta-Pangkalpinang, Jakarta-Pontianak, Surabaya-Luwuk, Surabaya-Pangkalan Bun, Surabaya-Biak, Surabaya-Denpasar, Denpasar-Waingapu, Denpasar-Maumere dan Denpasar-Kupang with 2 Boeing 737-500 winglet for the beginning, AOC 121 application is still in the progress. The parent company of NAM air, Sriwijaya Air has announced to purchase 100 Regio prop R-80 aircraft for its future fleet with 50 firm orders and the other 50 is an option.
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- "Sriwijaya air resmi luncurkan NAM air". September 26, 2013.
- "Nam Air akan gunakan 100 pesawat buatan Habibie". September 26, 2013.
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