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PSBB Jakarta Starting September 14, This Is the Response of Airplane Passengers at Soekarno-Hatta Airport

13 Sep 2020

Jakarta - DKI Jakarta reimposed Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) on September 14-28, 2020.

PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) estimates that the Jakarta PSBB starting Monday will not have a significant impact on the number of aircraft passenger movements at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

However, to find out more about the response of aircraft passengers to the implementation of this PSBB, PT Angkasa Pura II conducted a survey on Friday, September 11, 2020, starting at 10:00 - 19:00 WIB at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

PT Angkasa Pura II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin hopes that the survey held will provide an overview of the interest of airplane passengers to travel from Soekarno-Hatta Airport when the PSBB is re-implemented in Jakarta.

The survey was conducted using the dipstick survey method with open questions to get information quickly about certain issues from respondents. The respondents were 111 passengers at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.

"From the survey conducted, PT Angkasa Pura II and stakeholders can take the necessary steps so that airport operations and flights run smoothly while still prioritizing health aspects," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.

Following are the results of a survey that was held after the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government announced the implementation of the PSBB starting September 14, 2020:

1. As many as 88% of respondents know that DKI Jakarta will re-implement the PSBB
The majority of respondents, as many as 88%, have been informed that the PSBB will be re-implemented in Jakarta. Meanwhile, there are still respondents who do not know (5%) and also do not follow developments (7%).

"Quite a number of respondents already know about the implementation of this PSBB, in the sense that maybe they already have various preparations including those related to travel by plane," explained Muhammad Awaluddin.

2. As many as 75% of respondents still travel by plane
Most of the respondents, up to 75%, admit that they will not cancel their plan to travel by plane and will still travel. Meanwhile, there were also respondents who would re-plan flights (19%) and cancel flights (6%).

"The majority of respondents still believe in flying, either according to schedule or re-planning flight schedules. This gives a signal that the implementation of the Jakarta PSBB has not had a significant impact on the movement of aircraft passengers, "said Muhammad Awaluddin.

3. As many as 89% of respondents believe the health protocol at Soekarno-Hatta Airport is in line with the implementation of the Jakarta PSBB
The majority of respondents, namely 89% believe that Soekarno-Hatta has implemented a health protocol that supports the DKI Jakarta PSBB, while there are respondents who stated that it is not yet suitable (9%) and stated that it is not suitable at all (2%).

Muhammad Awaluddin said that in line with the results of this survey, it could be concluded that respondents already had confidence in the health protocol at Soekarno-Hatta Airport so that it made them confident to travel by plane during the PSBB era.

4. 62% of respondents admitted that the Jakarta PSBB would affect their flight plans
The DKI Jakarta PSBB is estimated to have influenced the flight plan, with 62% of respondents saying this. Influencing the intended flight plan can be related to the duration of the trip, the number of people traveling, the destination of the flight and so on.

Meanwhile, there were respondents who stated that the Jakarta PSBB had no effect on flight plans (23%) and it was normal (15%).

Muhammad Awaluddin said that the results of this survey made PT Angkasa Pura II and stakeholders more ready and alert in maintaining the strict health protocol at Soekarno-Hatta Airport and other airports under the company's management.