Adam Air

Adam Air Low-cost Airline

Adam Air

Adam Air suspended operations in 2008.

Adam Air was a budget airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was founded in 2002 and began operations in 2003 with scheduled domestic services to over 20 cities and international services to Penang and Singapore. Its main base was Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta.

After a series of malfunctions and safety incidents, the Indonesian government suspended Adam Air’s Air Operator Certificate in March 2008. The airline was given 3 months to show safety improvements, but was not able to do so. In June 2008 the Indonesian aviation authorities revoked Adam Air’s license and it permanently ceased all operations.

Adam Air destinations included:


Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport) – main hub
Malang (Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport)
Semarang (Achmad Yani Airport)
Surabaya (Juanda International Airport) – focus city
Surakarta (Adisumarmo International Airport)
Yogyakarta (Adisucipto International Airport)

Balikpapan (Sepinggan International Airport)
Banjarmasin (Syamsudin Noor Airport)
Pontianak (Supadio Airport)

Lesser Sunda Islands
Denpasar – Bali (Ngurah Rai Airport)
Mataram (Selaparang Airport)

Makassar (Hasanuddin International Airport)
Manado (Sam Ratulangi Airport)

Banda Aceh (Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport)
Bandar Lampung (Radin Inten II Airport)
Bengkulu (Padangkemiling Airport)
Jambi (Sultan Thaha Airport)
Medan (Polonia International Airport) – focus city
Padang (Minangkabau International Airport)
Palembang (Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport)
Pangkal Pinang (Pangkalpinang Airport)
Pekanbaru (Sultan Syarif Qasim II International Airport)

Penang (Penang International Airport)

Singapore (Singapore Changi Airport)