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Husein Sastranegara Airport Serves Jet Aircraft Again starting August 20, 2020

17 Aug 2020

Liputan6.com, Jakarta Husein Sastranegara Airport, Bandung, is ready to serve jet flights starting August 20, 2020. This airport is managed by PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero).

The reopening of this airport is for jet aircraft operations, in order to improve services for the community by paying attention to air transportation operational activities during a period of productive and safe community activities from COVID-19 as well as restoring economic and tourism activities.

This is in line with the steps of the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation to issue a letter Number AU.004 / 3/20 / DRJU.DAU.2020 regarding the Arrangement of Flight Routes at Husein Sastranegara International Airport, Bandung, and Kertajati International Airport, Majalengka.

"According to the letter, Husein Sastranegara can serve scheduled flights on domestic routes with propeller planes and jet planes for routes from / to Medan, Pekanbaru, Palembang, Banjarmasin, Balikpapan, Denpasar and Makassar," said President Director of PT Angkasa Pura. II Muhammad Awaluddin, Monday (17/8/2020).

Husein Sastranegara Airport can also serve scheduled flights abroad, scheduled / unscheduled flight routes for domestic / foreign, as well as domestic / foreign non-commercial flights.

Executive General Manager of Husein Sastranegara Airport Iwan Winaya Bahdar said preparations had been made so that jet flights could be carried out smoothly at Husein Sastranegara Airport starting August 20, 2020.

"Husein Sastranegara Airport last served jet flights in June 2019, because in July 2019 all jet aircraft operations were moved to Kertajati Airport. In the midst of this pandemic, regulators are re-arranging routes where jet flights for a number of routes are carried out through Husein Sastranegara and we are ready to run them starting August 20, 2020. "

The airlines that have said that they are returning to operate jet planes at Husein Sastranegara Airport are Lion Air for routes from / to Medan, Denpasar, Balikpapan and Makassar. Then, Citilink for routes from / to Palembang, Pekanbaru, Denpasar, Medan and Banjarmasin.

Based on the letter of the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation, Kertajati Airport which is also managed by PT Angkasa Pura II can also serve all domestic scheduled / unscheduled flights by propeller or jet aircraft, then foreign scheduled commercial flights, domestic / foreign unscheduled flights, as well as flights. not commercial in / outside the country.

Preparations at Husein Sastranegara have been carried out including the readiness of PT Angkasa Pura II personnel and other stakeholders in maintaining the health protocol.

At Husein Sastranegara itself since the end of last month a Safe Travel Campaign has been promoted to ensure that the health protocol is fully implemented to maintain public trust in the national aviation sector.

Bandung Citilink Indonesia Station Manager Yusrizal and Bandung Lion Group District Manager Eva Rusmini fully support the resumption of the Safe Travel Campaign at Husein Sastranegara Airport so that the entire jet flight process runs by prioritizing health protocols.

Safe Travel Campaign: Safe Airport for Safe Travel Experience in the midst of this pandemic was promoted simultaneously at 19 airports of PT Angkasa Pura II at the end of the year and has a positive impact on public confidence in the national aviation sector, where currently the number of aircraft passengers at 19 airports is the company. the trend is increasing so that by August 2020 it is estimated that it can penetrate 2 million passengers.