Jakarta, IDN Times – The COVID-19 pandemic made a number of flight plans for para traveler forced to be delayed. Entering the era new normal or new normal, PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) provides solutions for travelers in the midst of a pandemic.
“Together with other stakeholders, AP II seeks to re-excite flights to support activities, by continuing to promote health protocols in the midst of a pandemic,” said President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II, Muhammad Awaluddin in a press statement received IDN Times on Friday (6/26).
Awaluddin also said that increased flight traffic was one of the targets in the new normal times.
1. Angkasa Pura II Airport provides facilities rapid test 24 hours
In order to be able to fly, prospective passengers are required to include a letter of return rapid test or PCR test. That is, this test must be done before making a flight. Angkasa Pura II saw a number traveler reluctant to fly because they have to do this test before going to the airport.
As a solution, Angkasa Pura II is now facilitating rapid test operated by another party at the airport managed by Angkasa Pura II. One of them is at Soekarno-Hatta Airport. BUMN BUMN Holding opens facilities rapid test 24 hours in Terminal 2 & Terminal 3 so that it can help traveler who have to fly suddenly, for example in the framework of service.
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2. Travel application is presented to facilitate prospective passengers
For document check needs before flying, travelers must arrive three hours before departure. Angkasa Pura II offers the Travelation application as a solution to shorten time traveler who will travel.
This application can be used for checking documents digitally. Before arriving at the airport, traveler can upload documents to Travelation for digital inspection. The Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya Sumadi, has even appreciated PT Angkasa Pura II for this Travelation innovation.
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3. Information travel warning available in full for prospective passengers through the site and application
Another thing that is considered to be able to discourage travelers from flying is the difference in policies in a number of areas related to preventing the spread of COVID-19. For example, travelers who want to go to Jakarta must have a SIKM, or travelers who want to go to Bali must have a PCR test result.
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So that travelers are not confused, Angkasa Pura II provides a variety of the latest travel information for domestic and international routes. Including travel warning imposed by Indonesia and other countries.
This information can be accessed at any time through covid19.angkasapura2.co.id and also through the Indonesia Airport application.
4. Disinfecting spraying is done regularly as a priority health protocol
The cleanliness and health aspects are the top priority of Angkasa Pura II at the airports under its management. Every day, periodically spraying with disinfectant liquid is carried out throughout the passenger terminal area and passenger luggage.
A number of airports such as Soekarno-Hatta have even operated UV sterilizer equipment to sterilize various facilities such as handrail escalators and travelators, as well as for sterilizing baggage are recorded when passing x-ray inspection and baggage claim baggage claim.
Hand sanitizer and wash basins for hand washing are also provided. In addition to passengers who are required to use masks, now all crew members must also use masks face shield, you know.
5. Angkasa Pura II initiates collaboration with airlines because flight routes are not yet normal
Impact of COVID-19, not all airline routes are activated. Even some who are already active are still limited. As a result, travelers do not yet have many options for traveling and choose to postpone a trip if the schedule does not match what they want.
Angkasa Pura II then initiated closer collaboration with airlines and stakeholder other so that the routes are active again and the frequency is increased. In addition, a number of airlines were also asked to reopen routes, such as Banyuwangi Airport.
6. Provide vending machine so that travelers can get personal protective equipment easily
Angkasa Pura II said a number of travelers found it difficult to find personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves and other equipment at the airport.
As a solution, Angkasa Pura II immediately presents vending machine in Soekarno-Hatta as a place for traveler can buy various supplies. There will also be digital wayfinding in Soekarno-Hatta, which functioned as an e-commerce media to buy medicines and vitamins. Travelers can book at digital wayfinding, then the order is delivered to boarding gate.
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