Indonesia’s Susi Air Has Lion’s Share Of Subsidized Regional Flights
Indonesia’s Susi Air has the most pioneering flight contracts this year of Indonesia’s pioneer airlines.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation reports that Susi Air has 79% of this year’s pioneer passenger air transport contracts.
Pioneer flights are government subsidized air services connecting underdeveloped and remote areas to aid in economic development.
|Airline||Proportion of contracts|
|Asian One Air||7.2%|
|Reven Global Airtranspor||4.09%|
Source: Ministry of Transportation
Susi Air, established in 2004, has a fleet of 49 aircraft, consisting of 32 Cessna Caravans, nine Pilatus PC-6, three Piaggio P180s, one Air Tractor AT802, one Piper PA-28 Archer, one Let 410 aircraft and two helicopters according to its website.
Susi Air operates across Indonesia in 20 operational bases, it adds.
Asian One Air, established in 2011, has a fleet of three Cessna Caravans and one helicopter operating from towns Timika and Tanah Merah in West Papua, according to its website.
Sam Air has two De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Twin Otters and two Cessna Caravans, and provides small passenger charter services in West Papua, according to its website.
Reven Global Airtranspor has a fleet of three Cessna Caravans based in Moses Kilangin Airport in the town of Timika in West Papua, according to its website.
Dimonim Air, established in 2008, primarily serves the West Papua region with a fleet of eight Cessna Caravans and one De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Series 300 Twin Otter aircraft, as well as five helicopters, according to its website.
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