Angkasa Pura Airports are ready to implement air travel regulations before and after the 2021 homecoming ban issued by the Ministry of Transportation.
The Ministry of Transportation issued Circular Number SE 34 of 2021 concerning Amendments to the Circular of the Minister of Transportation Number SE 26 of 2021 Concerning Guidelines for the Implementation of Domestic Travel by Air Transportation during the Covid-19 Pandemic which was issued on April 21, 2021.
In the Circular Letter Number SE 34 of 2021, it is stated that prospective passengers on airplanes bound for I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali Airport are required to show a negative result of the RT-PCR test or negative result of the rapid antigen test, the samples taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before departure, or a negative result of the GeNose C-19 test at the airport within 1x 24 hours before departure.
Also, prospective passengers departing from and heading to areas other than Bali, are required to show a negative RT-PCR test result certificate of which the sample was taken within a maximum period of 3 x 24 hours or the antigen rapid test results of which the sample was taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before departure, or negative results of the GeNose C-19 test at the airport within 1 x 24 hours before departure.
Specifically for the period before the homecoming elimination period which is valid from April 22 to May 5, 2021, and after the homecoming elimination period in effect from May 18 to May 24, 2021, prospective aircraft passengers are required to show a certificate of negative RT-PCR test results or negative antigen rapid test results the sample is taken within a maximum period of 1 x 24 hours before departure or a negative result of the GeNose C-19 test at the airport within 1 x 24 hours before departure.
“Our officers at the airport together with airport community stakeholders are ready to check the conditions for air travel in the days leading up to the elimination of homecoming. Angkasa Pura I is also ready to anticipate a potential increase in passengers both before and after eliminating going home,” said Angkasa Pura Airports Vice President Corporate Secretary, Handy Heryudhitiawan, Friday, April 23, 2021.