Monday, January 19, 2009

EU promise revoke the flight ban

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In the near time Indonesian airlines will able to across Europe sky. The European Union Commission will ensure revoked the restrictions fly - flight ban - latest by mid of 2009.

The certainty of deprivation was informed by Julian Wilson - the Head of the European Union Representative in Indonesia, while met President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Friday (16/1/2009). "The EU Commission is optimistic the flight ban can be revoke," said the Spokesperson for President of Foreign Relations Dino Pati Djalal in the President's office.

According to Dino, in the meeting, the EU representative mentioned there two  option of the cancellation time, one is by earlist of March, or latest of June 2009. "We see it later, depending on the technical and consultations discussions between both parties," said Dino.

In addition, the Representative of the EU emphasize that flight ban is not the politics matter but purely as a flight technical problems that must be obeyed by Indonesia before obtain the permission for flying in the area of the European Union.

According to Dino, who quoted the President, since the EU issued a flight ban, Indonesia has conducted the system, regulatory, safety, security and civil aviation. The EU team also has conducted an assessment and clarification to the airline company in Indonesia. These repairs are also to ensure that all airlines in Indonesia have the highest security standards ensuring passenger safety.