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Welcoming Christmas and New Year, 16 Angkasa Pura II Airports Maximize Services

20 Dec 2018

TANGERANG - Welcoming the Christmas and New Year 2019 moments, PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) ensures that it is ready to serve passengers at 16 airports managed by the company.

The implementation of the 2018 and 2019 Christmas transport services will take place on December 20, 2018 to January 6, 2019 with an estimated peak Christmas flow at H-3 and an estimated new year peak flow at H + 1. While the peak forecast for the reverse flow occurred on January 2, 2019.

Angkasa Pura II's President Director Muhammad Awaluddin said that the annual preparation of Christmas and New Year transportation is not much different from the previous one, only the services provided this year are far more complete than before, especially digital-based services. In addition, the number of passengers is also predicted to grow to 10.50%, reaching 6.7 million passengers compared to 6 million passengers last year.

"When compared to the previous year, we predict this year there will be a growth in the number of passengers reaching 10.50%. To anticipate this, we always check air and land side service readiness. In addition, we prepared around 4000 personnel and 2000 personnel for assistance from the TNI and POLRI to oversee the transportation of Christmas and New Year as well as a number of digital-based services to provide convenience and the best services to passengers, "Awaluddin explained.

Meanwhile, compared to last year, it is estimated that this year the growth of aircraft movements will reach 7.5% with total movements in all airports managed by Angkasa Pura II reaching 45,600 movements compared to 42,400 movements last year and there will be 613 extra flights in this new year's Christmas period. Therefore, in order to support the success of Christmas air and new year 2019, management of Angkasa Pura II gives appreciation to airlines by running a 100% cash back program for landing services, specifically for domestic extra flights with narrow body aircraft types . "We also provide cash back programs to airlines that will help smooth the moment of Christmas and New Year 2019. This is our commitment to provide optimal service to passengers, as well as to our airline customers and this applies throughout the airports that we manage," Awaluddin concluded .

Based on data collected, a number of favorite destinations have been recorded on this Christmas and New Year air transportation, both domestic and international flights. For domestic flights, including Denpasar, Surabaya, Kualanamu, Makassar, Jogja. As for international flights, including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jeddah, Hong Kong, Bangkok.

For the smooth implementation of Christmas and New Year transportation, AP II opened Nataru post in 16 of its airport branches and as the largest and busiest airport, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport opened three posts each located in front of VIP Terminal 1B as the main post, Terminal 2F and Terminal 3. These posts are equipped with data on passenger traffic movements at the airport, extraflight data, television for CCTV monitoring, and for Video Conferences that are used to coordinate with 15 other airports. These posts will help passengers, get flight related information.

Based on the experience of organizing Christmas and New Year transportation every year, AP II calls on passengers to arrive early at the airport both domestic and international flights