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Various Thematic Events and Decorations Welcome Aircraft Passengers at AP II Airport on Christmas and New Year

25 Dec 2022

Jakarta - PT Angkasa Pura II welcomes Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023 by holding various events and presenting thematic decorations at airports managed by the company.

AP II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin said the thematic events and decorations on religious and cultural holidays were a form of service to airplane passengers and airport visitors, as well as to strengthen efforts to maintain diversity.

At Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Banten), coinciding with Christmas Day on December 25 2022, Santa Claus figures distribute souvenirs to passengers.

Santa Claus at Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta Airport on December 25 can be found in the check-in area at 10.00 - 17.00 WIB. As for December 24, Santa Claus is also present to greet passengers at Terminal 2.

Not only at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, the presence of Santa Claus on December 25 can also be found at other AP II airports such as Banyuwangi Airport (East Java), Kualanamu Airport (Deli Serdang, North Sumatra) and Sisingamangaraja XII Airport (Silangit, North Sumatra).

At Sisingamangaraja XII Airport, apart from greeting passengers, Santa Claus is specifically also the aircraft parking attendant or Ground Marshall. Of course, the Santa Claus assigned to park the aircraft is a trained Ground Marshall in costume.

The airports managed by AP II are also holding other thematic event activities from December 20 2022 to January 1 2023, such as flashmobs, distribution of souvenirs and cultural parades that introduce traditional clothes, arts and musical instruments from one province. In addition, airplane passengers are also entertained by live music that is held in the check-in area.

In addition to various activation activities, AP II airport also presents a variety of thematic decorations featuring Christmas and New Year knick-knacks, decorations and ornaments to decorate the aircraft passenger terminal.

The airports managed by AP II are Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Banten), Halim Perdanakusuma (Jakarta), Kualanamu (Medan), Supadio (Pontianak), Minangkabau (Padang), Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (Palembang), Sultan Syarif Kasim II (Pekanbaru), Husein Sastranegara (Bandung), Sultan Iskandar Muda (Banda Aceh), Raja Haji Fisabilillah (Tanjungpinang).

Then, Sultan Thaha (Jambi), Depati Amir (Pangkal Pinang), Sisingamangaraja XII (Silangit), Kertajati (Majalengka), Banyuwangi (Banyuwangi), Tjilik Riwut (Palangkaraya), Radin Inten II (Lampung), H.A.S Hanandjoeddin (Tanjung Pandan) , Fatmawati Soekarno (Bengkulu), and General Soedirman (Purbalingga).

The excitement of the event that was held is expected to improve service to aircraft passengers at AP II airport.

"In welcoming religious and cultural holidays, AP II presents various activities and programs at the airport to bring joy so as to create a seamless journey experience," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Furthermore, Muhammad Awaluddin conveyed celebrations and activities in welcoming religious and cultural holidays which were held at the AP II airport as well as within the framework of caring for the togetherness of the Indonesian nation.

"As stated by the Minister of BUMN that BUMN will always care for the togetherness of the Indonesian people under the umbrella of Bhinneka Tunggal Ika. Welcoming Christmas and New Year, state-owned airports are also celebrating religious and cultural diversity," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

Muhammad Awaluddin said caring for diversity is also a value contained in the core values ​​of SOEs, namely AKHLAK (Trustful, Competent, Harmonious, Loyal, Adaptive and Collaborative), where in Harmonious values ​​there is the principle of mutual care and respect for diversity.

BUMN Minister Erick Thohir in his message said that the BUMN Ministry encouraged airports in Indonesia to respect togetherness.

"Welcoming Christmas and New Year. (Ministry) SOEs encourage airports in Indonesia to continue to respect the togetherness of the Indonesian people under the umbrella of Bhinneka Tunggal Ika," said the Minister of SOEs.

Various events will continue to be held at airports managed by AP II until the new year 2023, such as the release of the last passengers who flew on 31 December 2022, then the reception of the first passengers who landed at the airport on 1 January 2023, and various cultural activities on 1 January 2023 .