State-owned national airport management company PT Angkasa Pura I has lowered the cost of rapid test services at its 8 airports to Rp. 85,000. Previously, the cost for the rapid test was set at around Rp. 150,000 to Rp. 200,000.
PT Angkasa Pura I stated that the rapid test price reduction was carried out to facilitate air travel for travelers.
“The reduction in rapid test costs at 8 Angkasa Pura I airports aims to reduce the cost of air travel so that it will make it easier for prospective passengers to travel during the new era adaptation period” said PT Angkasa Pura I President Director Faik Fahmi in a written statement on Tuesday (15/9).
The rapid test itself remains one of the requirements for air travel in accordance with the Task Force Circular Letter Number 9 of 2020 which is also referred to by the Ministry of Transportation.
The 8 airports are:
- Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar.
- Juanda Airport, Surabaya.
- Syamsudin Noor Airport, Banjarmasin.
- I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali.
- Yogyakarta International Airport.
- General Ahmad Yani Airport, Semarang.
- Adi Soemarmo Airport, Solo.
- Sentani Airport, Jayapura.
Rapid test services at Angkasa Pura I airports have been provided since the end of July in collaboration with various clinics as well as in collaboration with one of the subsidiaries, Angkasa Pura Supports.
Angkasa Pura I always implements health protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at the rapid test service locations at each of these airports. The officers are required to carry out a body temperature check before working, using personal protective equipment (PPE) consisting of a face shield, mask, gloves and protective clothing. In addition, the rapid test service area is also routinely disinfected to ensure cleanliness.
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