Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The outlook for Indonesian and Asian airlines after AirAsia QZ8501's crash.
On January 13, the second flight recorder was recovered from AirAsia flight QZ8501, which went down between Surabaya and Singapore on December 28. These 'black boxes' should reveal why QZ8501 was lost. Even though the incident was probably caused by poor weather, it has raised renewed questions over Indonesian civil aviation's safety record. Indonesia's government has now introduced measures to improve this.