photo: Airport Public Relations
I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali received the delegates from the first stage of the G20 Summit on Wednesday at 24.00. The delegates arrived, using Garuda Indonesia aircraft with flight number GA4180 carrying 25 delegates.
“I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, fully support G20 activities by preparing special channel facilities upon arrival. Thus, (the delegation) does not mix with other public passengers, namely through international terminal access,” said Herry AY Sikado, as General Manager of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, in a written statement, Wednesday (8/12).
He explained that when they arrived at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, the G20 delegates had their body temperature checked. The group was then directed to a special lounge while waiting for the baggage collection process to leave the airport via the loading dock of the International Terminal.
“We will continue to prioritize the implementation of strict health protocols at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, in anticipation of the Covid-19 pandemic. Seeing this initial stage, 21 countries are taking part in the meeting in Bali Province, based on the schedule for the G20 delegation on 7 to 8 December 2021,” said Herry.
“We have coordinated all preparations previously with the relevant parties so that the arrival of the G20 delegation tonight went smoothly. I thank all stakeholders who have worked together to help the arrival process,” he added.
Herry said, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport continues to make efforts to improve service readiness. Thus, the guests of the G20 delegation can feel comfortable arriving or departing.
“The first welcome is, of course, at the airport, so we prepare as best we can. The G20 delegation’s return schedule will take place from 10 to 11 December 2021,” said Herry.
“This is an agenda for the G20 presidency which will be carried out in stages in the period from December 2021 to October 2022, various international activities will be held in Bali Province, hopefully, it will have a positive impact on the aviation sector and the economy of the people on the island of Bali.”