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Attention, Jet Aircraft Returns to Air at Bandung's Husein Sastranegara Airport Starting August 20, 2020

16 Aug 2020

Lion Air and Citilink operate direct flights from Bandung to other cities


Bandung - Husein Sastranegara Airport, Bandung, which is managed by PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), is preparing to resume jet flights starting August 20, 2020.

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, the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation issued a letter Number AU.004 / 3/20 / DRJU.DAU. 2020 regarding Flight Route Arrangement for 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.

Husein Sastranegara can also serve scheduled flights abroad, then 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 again rearranging 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 airline that has submitted to re-operate the jet aircraft at Husein Sastranegara Airport is Lion Air for routes from / to Medan, Denpasar, Balikpapan and Makassar. Then, Citilink for routes from / to Palembang, Pekanbaru, Denpasar, Medan and Banjarmasin, "said Iwan Winaya Bahdar.

As for 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, and domestic / foreign non-commercial flights.

Safe Travel Campaign at Husein Sastranegara Airport
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.

The Safe Travel Campaign: Safe Airport for Safe Travel Experience in the midst of this pandemic was promoted simultaneously at 19 PT Angkasa Pura II airports 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.