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For Prospective Airplane Passengers, Check for Operational Adjustments and AP II Airport Services During the Java - Bali Emergency PPKM Period

02 Jul 2021

Soekarno-Hatta Airport opens vaccination center for prospective airplane passengers starting July 3rd

Jakarta - PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), the manager of 20 airports, is adjusting airport operations and services to support the Implementation of the Java - Bali Emergency Community Activity Restrictions (PPKM) on 3 - 20 July 2021.

The adjustment was carried out in close coordination among stakeholders including the Airport Authority of the Ministry of Transportation, the Port Health Office of the Ministry of Health (KKP of the Ministry of Health), airlines and the COVID-19 Handling Task Force.

"Since the beginning of 2020 we have faced COVID-19, and AP II has prepared the airports we manage to be able to adapt quickly to the dynamics of regulations amidst this pandemic through the implementation of resilient operations, agility operations and lean operations, as an effort to support the handling of COVID-19 19. Currently, we are also ready to support the implementation of the Java-Bali Emergency PPKM on 3-20 July 2021," said AP II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin.

Muhammad Awaluddin said, "Through agility operations we always prepare SOPs according to existing developments, while with lean operations, AP II airports can implement these SOPs quickly. We also carry out a resilient operation pattern to strengthen the resilience of our resources so that we can face this pandemic."

Soekarno-Hatta Airport vaccination center
As for the Circular of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Number 14 concerning Domestic Travelers of the Ministry of Emergency PPKM, airplane passengers to and from Java and Bali are required to show a vaccination card (at least the first dose, except for prospective passengers who are unable to be vaccinated by showing a letter doctor's statement) and a letter of PCR test results (maximum 2x24 hours before departure) to be able to fly.

Following this, the Ministry of Health's Port Health Office (KKP Kemenkes) will validate vaccination cards and PCR test results for prospective airplane passengers at AP II airport heading to and from Java, as well as to Bali.

"AP II airports will open two checkpoints for prospective aircraft passengers starting July 3, 2021 to familiarize themselves with the implementation of regulations on July 5 according to the SE of the Ministry of Transportation. Checkpoint 1 is for screening vaccination certificates and PCR test letters for passengers to and from Java and Bali, then Checkpoint 2 is for validation of the two documents by Ministry of Health KKP personnel, "said Muhammad Awaluddin.

In order to support prospective airline passengers to comply with health protocols, AP II collaborates with the Ministry of Health's KKP Class I Soekarno-Hatta starting July 3, 2021 to open the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Vaccination Center, namely at Terminal 2 (for Lion Air Group passengers) and Terminal 3 (for Garuda Indonesia passengers). and Citilink).

Furthermore, vaccination centers will also be opened at other AP II airports in coordination with the local Ministry of Health KKP.

"The vaccination center at AP II airport is also in order to support the acceleration of the vaccination program launched by the government so that Indonesia can achieve communal immunity or herd immunity," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

In addition, in addition to providing real-time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (rRT-PCR) services, to support prospective passengers complying with health protocols, Soekarno-Hatta Airport from July 5 2021 will provide Rapid Molecular Test-RT PCR and Isothermal Rapid Molecular Test services -NEAR which can detect the COVID-19 Virus in just +/- 45 minutes.

This service can be obtained at the Airport Health Center at Soekarno-Hatta Airport which is operated by Farmalab.

This Rapid Molecular Test and Isothermal Rapid Molecular have been approved for use during the Emergency PPKM period by the Soekarno-Hatta Class I KKP which is under the Ministry of Health.

"Vaccination centers and the availability of qualified COVID-19 tests at Soekarno-Hatta Airport will support prospective airplane passengers to fulfill the Emergency PPKM regulations. Similar facilities will also be available at other AP II airports," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Five AP II airports in Java
Furthermore, Muhammad Awaluddin said that other provisions in the Java-Bali Emergency PPKM will be implemented at five AP II airports in Java, namely Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Tangerang), Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (Jakarta), Husein Sastranegara Airport (Bandung). , General Besar Sudirman Airport (Purbalingga) and Banyuwangi Airport.

“Restaurants at five AP II airports in Java will implement a dine-in ban. Public transportation at these 5 airports also adheres to a maximum capacity of 70%," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.