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AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ8501


Current news from other parts of the world. AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 (Surabaya LT) this morning. The flight took off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya at 0535hours.

The aircraft was an Airbus A320-200 with the registration number PK-AXC. There were two pilots, four flight attendants and one engineer on board.

The captain in command had a total of 6,100 flying hours and the first officer a total of 2,275 flying hours

There were 155 passengers on board, with 138 adults, 16 children and 1 infant. Also on board were 2 pilots and 5 cabin crew.

Nationalities of passengers and crew onboard are as follows:

Nationalities of passengers:
1 Singapore
1 Malaysia
3 South Korea
1 United Kingdom
149 Indonesia

Nationalities of crew:
1 France
6 Indonesia

At this time, search and rescue operations are being conducted under the guidance of The Indonesia of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). AirAsia Indonesia is cooperating fully and assisting the investigation in every possible way.

The aircraft was on the submitted flight plan route and was requesting deviation due to enroute weather before communication with the aircraft was lost while it was still under the control of the Indonesian Air Traffic Control (ATC).

The aircraft had undergone its last scheduled maintenance on 16 November 2014.

AirAsia has established an Emergency Call Centre that is available for family or friends of those who may have been on board the aircraft. The number is: +622129850801.

AirAsia will release further information as soon as it becomes available. Updated information will also be posted on the AirAsia website, www.airasia.com.

An open letter from a retired Filipino Executive and head of a multi-billion dollar Japanese company to CNN

Here is an open letter that has gone viral over the social media networks about media coverage of the recent devastation of super typhoon yolanda in central Visayas region. With so many rantings on social media about the management of aids and others this is a great read. Though quite long, its worth reading for… Continue Reading

Misamis Oriental Election 2013

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Election 2013 – Cagayan de Oro City

Election is just around the corner which will happen this coming May 2013. Here are the official candidates in the city of Cagayan de Oro for the Congressman, Mayor, Vice-Mayor and Councilors. House of Representative: First District BENALDO, BENJO (NP) (NACIONALISTA PARTY) CALINGIN, ALVIN (AKSYON) (AKSYON DEMOKRATIKO) JARAULA, TINNEX (LDP) (LABAN NG DEMOKRATIKONG PILIPINO) Continue Reading

Who Cares About Those Must read Classics

How much do we read? People in other parts of the world look at Western Europe and North America for how interested people are in reading. They have bookshops everywhere. They have libraries. They invent devices like e-book readers so that They can carry hundreds of books with this wherever They go. The rest of… Continue Reading

Today is Blog Action Day 2010 and its about water

Today October 15th, thousands of bloggers from over 125 different countries will come together to write about water issues in their communities and around the world. Here is my share of telling the readers of this blog specially my fellow Filipinos and the Philippines about the importance of water and the crisis we are facing.… Continue Reading

Changes in Cepalco brownout schedule

Cepalco has changes in there schedule due to changes in the allotment of  electricity from the National Transmission Grid. Instead of the new groupings from the past cepalco brownout schedule post, it is reverted back to group a to c. Time of Brownout Dates: March 30 & April 2 8:00am to 1:00pm – Group B… Continue Reading