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5 Interesting Facts When Flights Break the Record at PT Angkasa Pura II Airport

30 Oct 2020

Jakarta - Air traffic at 19 airports of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) on October 28, 2020 reached 110,530 people and was the highest on a daily basis since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

PT Angkasa Pura II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin said the hectic flight was also followed by the readiness of stakeholders such as ground handling parties, airlines, the Port Health Office of the Ministry of Health, to the TNI / Polri.

"PT Angkasa Pura II and all stakeholders have made various preparations so that when the peak flow of departures during this long holiday period arrives, we collaborate in carrying out functions and duties so that operations run smoothly and health protocols are enforced properly," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.

There are interesting facts that can be listened to when flights at PT Angkasa Pura II airports broke records on October 28, 2020, namely:

1. Luggage / suitcases of aircraft passengers reach 178,508 kilograms
At Soekarno-Hatta Airport, which is the largest airport in Indonesia, the number of luggage / suitcases of aircraft passengers that entered the aircraft float and handled by PT Gapura Angkasa, always the ground handling party on October 28, 2020, reached 178,508 kilograms, with a total of 13,613 boxes.
Meanwhile, PT Angkasa Pura II is the controlling shareholder (46.62%) in PT Gapura Angkasa.

"PT Gapura Angkasa handles the luggage / suitcases that are put into the plane's baggage, and this can be done well, including on October 28 when the flight is busy," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Recently, Soekarno-Hatta Airport in collaboration with Anteraja also launched the Travylite service, which is a luggage delivery service to Jabodetabek and other big cities in Indonesia to make it easier for travelers if they experience excess baggage weight.

2. Jakarta - Denpasar is the busiest route
On October 28, 2020, the busiest airport at PT Angkasa Pura II was Soekarno-Hatta Airport with a total of 644 flights. The busiest routes at Soekarno-Hatta Airport on that date were to and from Denpasar (73 flights), followed by from and to Ujung Pandang (50 flights), Surabaya (46 flights), Kualanamu (45 flights) and Palembang (24 flights).

3. OTP at Soekarno-Hatta Airport penetrates 85.71%
Soekarno-Hatta Airport served 644 flights on October 28, of which 552 flights were declared on time (on time flights) while 92 flights were delayed (delay flights).
Thus, the level of on time flight (on time performance / OTP) at Soekarno-Hatta Airport reached 85.71%.

Muhammad Awaluddin said, "The high OTP indicates the very close collaboration and coordination between PT Angkasa Pura II as the airport manager and the airline, ground handling, AirNav Indonesia and other stakeholders."

4. List of the 5 most crowded airports
PT Angkasa Pura II airports experienced an increase in the number of passengers on October 28, 2020 compared to other days amid this pandemic. The five airports with the highest number of passengers on that date are: Soekarno-Hatta Airport (64,021 people); Kualanamu Airport (9,899 people); Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (5,180 people); Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport Pekanbaru (4,548 people); Padang Minangkabau Airport (3,897 people).

5. There are 8 repatriation flights
At Soekarno-Hatta Airport, in the midst of busy domestic flights, on October 28 there were also 8 repatriation flights that took Indonesian citizens home to Indonesia. In total, on that date there were around 600 Indonesian citizens who landed at Soekarno-Hatta Airport from various countries.

“Soekarno-Hatta Airport is the main point of arrival for Indonesian citizens in Indonesia who take part in repatriation flights. PT Angkasa Pura II and stakeholders are committed to welcoming the return of Indonesian citizens to Indonesia as well as possible, "said Muhammad Awaluddin.

PT Angkasa Pura II currently manages 19 airports and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is committed to implementing strict health protocols so that air connectivity is maintained and the aviation sector can contribute optimally to the National Economic Recovery (PEN) program.