Both the airline is Garuda Indonesia and Saudi Arabian Airlines . Ten other airlines decided to resign .
Anggito Abhimanyu , Hajj and Umrah Operation Director of Religious Affairs , said that other airlines are invited to declare that they are not ready to participate in the bidding process . The Government through the Ministry of Transportation some time ago sebenatnya have loosened requirements for airlines that wish to participate in the tender hajj flights 2014.
Herry Bakti Gumay , Director General of Civil Aviation , Ministry of Transportation said the concessions made by removing the existence of documents International Air Transport Association Safety Oversight ( IOSA ) of the mandatory requirement that must be met by the airline that wants to participate in the tender hajj flights . This document is a document IOSA audit stating that the airline has qualified flight .
Anggito added , although these conditions are met , a number of airlines are still not ready to meet the other requirements . Some of them , about the terms of international flights as well as aircraft that should be used .
" They're real excited , but not yet ready , " said Anggito in Jakarta, Tuesday ( 22/04/2014 ) .
Meanwhile Audrey Petriny , Communication Manager recognizes Indonesia Air Asia airline is not yet ready to participate in the tender hajj flight , 2014. According to him , until now there are administrative requirements that can not be met by Air Asia to participate in the tender in 2014 haj flight .
But unfortunately , Audrey refuses to mention the administrative requirements that meant . " The point is there are some administrative requirements that we have not been completed , " he said as quoted KONTAN .
Air Asia says Audrey hopes , all the administrative requirements can be resolved this year . Thus, maskapaunya next year to take part in the tender hajj flights .
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For the record , the government in 2014 haj season will be dispatched around 152 thousand pilgrims . Based on the decisions taken by the government and the House some time ago , the cost of providing Hajj ( BPIH ) in 2014 amounted to 3,129 U.S. dollars , or USD 33.779 million . These costs are down by $ 59,000 when compared to the organization of the Hajj in 2013 .