15 Jan '12, 5am

Indonesia moves to contain fallout after Lion Air drug affair

Indonesia moves to contain fallout after Lion Air drug affair

The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network Sunday, Jan 15, 2012 The Transportation Ministry is moving fast to contain the damage from the use of recreational drugs by pilots and cabin crew by expanding the protocols for drug abuse prevention. The ministry has issued a circular requiring airline companies to intensify drug tests on pilots and crew members as required by the Standard Operating Procedures for Drug Abuse Prevention. The circular also demands that the procedures be applied to all types of commercial airlines. Previously, the drug prevention protocol did not apply to airlines holding a 135 Certificate or those operating aircraft with fewer than 30 seats, such as Airfast Indonesia, Aviastar and Susi Air. The ministry's move follows a series of incidents involving Lion Air pilots and crew members who were caught red-handed with drugs. A Lion Air pilot was caught in posses...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1S...

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