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Review Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Menko PMK: Everything is Going Well

16 May 2020

Today Soekarno-Hatta is Scheduled to Serve 95 Flights & 3,196 Passengers

Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture (PMK) Muhadjir Effendy, who is also the Chairperson of the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling the COVID-19, today, Saturday, May 16, 2020 observed Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

The Coordinating Minister for PMK reviewed Soekarno-Hatta starting at 09.00 WIB in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3, accompanied by President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) Muhammad Awaluddin and Director General of Civil Aviation Ministry of Transportation Novie Riyanto.

In Terminal 2, the Coordinating Minister for PMK saw first hand the departure process that had to be passed by prospective passengers on domestic route flights in the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) period.

"Everything is going well, I hope this continues in the future," said the Coordinating Minister for PMK after reviewing Terminal 2.

As for Soekarno-Hatta, a new procedure for processing departures has been established so that physical distancing is maintained and document inspection procedures are carried out strictly.

President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II Muhammad Awaluddin said that at present the airline had limited ticket sales to a maximum of 50% of the total aircraft seat capacity.

"In accordance with Minister of Transportation Regulation No. 18/2020, the number of passengers is a maximum of 50% of capacity and therefore ticket sales must also be a maximum of 50% of capacity. At Terminal 2 Soekarno-Hatta, flight restrictions were also made to only 5 flights per hour, "said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Muhammad Awaluddin also explained that currently a new policy had been applied in the process of departure in which prospective passengers had to go through 4 checkpoints before boarding the flight.

"Checkpoint I is to verify travel documents, then checkpoint II checks documents and physical health-related, checkpoint III for validation of all documents in order to get clearance from the KKP, then checkpoint IV is when passengers check in to get boarding passes," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.

In full, the documents that prospective passengers must carry during the PSBB period are listed in Circular No. 4/2020 concerning Criteria for Restricting the Travel of Persons in Order to Accelerate Handling of COVID-19.

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport today, Saturday 16 May 2020, is scheduled to serve 95 flights (take off and landing) on ​​domestic and international routes.

At Terminal 2, scheduled departure of domestic routes is planned for 20 flights and arrival of 21 flights. Airlines operating at this terminal are Lion Air, Batik Air, Sriwijaya Air, NAM Air and Citilink.

Meanwhile in Terminal 3, all domestic routes are operated by Garuda Indonesia with a scheduled departure of 17 flights and the arrival of 18 flights. For international routes operated by various airlines with a planned departure of 10 flights and the arrival of 9 flights.

As for the 95 flights planned today, the number of passengers transported based on airline reports was 3,196 passengers.

The entire departure process at Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 since this morning went smoothly where the queue was carried out while still prioritizing physical distancing.