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This is the Readiness of AP II Airports to Support the Period of Abolishing Homecoming 6 - 17 May 2021

03 May 2021

Jakarta - The government has established a period of eliminating homecoming on May 6-17, 2021 during which the community is prohibited from traveling if the sole purpose is to return to their hometown.

PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), the manager of 20 airports in Indonesia, is ready to support this policy to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

"The purpose of eliminating this homecoming is to prevent the spread of COVID-19, protect yourself and your family. Friendship can be maintained by utilizing technology. Together we can remain disciplined in implementing health protocols, and not going home for a better Indonesia, "said President Director of AP II Muhammad Awaluddin.

Every stakeholder at AP II airport is also ready to support the provisions of eliminating this homecoming.

"Each stakeholder at all AP II airports carries out their functions and roles to support the provisions for eliminating homecoming," said President Director of AP II Muhammad Awaluddin.

AP II will facilitate the existence of Monitoring & Inspection Posts at managed airports to check travel requirements documents for those who wish to travel during the elimination of homecoming 6 - 17 May 2021. As is known, those who are allowed to travel by plane during that period are the perpetrators. a trip with a special purpose, such as on duty, visiting a family who is sick / grieving, pregnant women for the sake of extramarital affairs, and other non-homecoming purposes, accompanied by a letter from the kelurahan

Stakeholders who are assigned to the Monitoring & Inspection Post include elements of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force, Airport Authorities, airlines, TNI / Polri, and the local government.

"This post is also a forum for coordination and collaboration among stakeholders as well as ensuring that health protocols are implemented, such as regulating distance guard in the terminal building," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

At AP II airport, a Data Monitoring Post is also activated to record data on passenger, aircraft and cargo traffic, so that stakeholders can always make predictions and be on standby to ensure that all operations run smoothly.

Meanwhile, other stakeholders, namely the Port Health Office of the Ministry of Health (KKP Kemenkes) are in charge of validating the COVID-19 test health documents for those who are allowed to travel. The airline will also verify health documents.

AP II fully supports the facilities and locations for relevant stakeholders to validate these travel documents.

Operational adjustments
In terms of airport operations, AP II has structured three aspects, namely airport personnel, airport operational systems, and flight systems.

Muhammad Awaluddin said that the arrangement of the company's airports can quickly arrange these three aspects supported by the existence of information technology infrastructure.

"All AP II airports are designed to adapt quickly in the midst of the dynamic conditions in this pandemic. Arrangement on the aspect of airport personnel is supported by the application of AP II employees, namely iPerform, then the arrangement of aspects of the airport operational system is supported by a forum for all stakeholders, namely the Airport Operation Control Center [AOCC], and the arrangement of the flight system is carried out by implementing Airport Collaborative Decision Making [A- CDM], "said Muhammad Awaluddin.

AP II Director of Operation & Service Muhamad Wasid added that all airports managed by the company have also made operational adjustments.

"Aviation and passenger traffic during the homecoming elimination period will certainly decrease, and in line with that we are making operational adjustments to ensure the airport remains optimal in every aspect."

"Every AP II airport is also on alert if there are unscheduled flights, for example there are flights for humanitarian, military, medical evacuation, repatriation, VVIP / VIP flights, state flights, and if there are flights with emergency status," said Muhamad Wasid.

Through these preparations, AP II airports are expected to be able to support the implementation of eliminating homecoming as a joint effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.