AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501: Full statement from Changi Airport Group

The electronic screen at Terminal 1 arrival hall showing the details of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from Surabaya that lost contact. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
The electronic screen at Terminal 1 arrival hall showing the details of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from Surabaya that lost contact. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore Changi Airport from Surabaya was scheduled to arrive at 0830H (Singapore time). As advised by the authorities, the aircraft has lost contact with air traffic control.

Changi Airport has set up a Relatives’ Holding Area (RHA) at Terminal 2 to provide assistance to next-of-kin (NOK) of passengers onboard the flight. NOKs are advised to go to the information counter located in the middle of Terminal 2 Arrival Hall (Level 1). Updates will be provided at the RHA to NOKs as and when available.

NOKs can contact Indonesia AirAsia at +62 (21) 2985 0801 for more information.