Directorat General of Foreignship in Europe comitte in Asia, James Moran, announcing the removal of forbidding Indonesian Airlines to fly to Europe in the middle of Indonesian-Europe bilateral consultation forum in Yogyakarta. For long time waiting, finally 4 Indonesian Airlines has allowed to fly to Europe.
Four Indonesian Airlines which allowed to fly to Europe are Garuda Indonesia Airlines, Premiair Airlines, Mandala Airlines, and Air Fast Airlines
Since July 2007, 40 Indonesian Airlines are being watched and not allowed to fly to Europe. The Indonesian Airlines not allowed to fly to Europe because of many air accident happened in Indonesia.
In BBC, James Moran said that it was a hard situation for both Indonesian and europe in cooperation of flight communication.
Finally this cooperation give an advantage for both Indonesia and Europe. everyone can fly to and from Indonesia safely.
From Indonesia side, Retno Marsudi. Directorat General of Foreign Department for US-Europe said, the removal of forbidding flight of Four Indonesian Airlines makes clear that Indonesia has fulfill the security condition of Europe flight.
This discussion was happened for one and a half years. which from the discussion come up a conclusion that Europe approve the progress of Indonesian Airlines.
That progress is not only in the Indonesian Airlines but in regulation of the Department of Tranportation too. For the beginning it just for 4 Indonesian Airlines and the others will follow soon.