Benoa Bay Port Development Encourages Maritime Tourism

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – BUMN Minister Erick Thohir said that the construction of the Benoa Bay Port in Bali is to encourage tourism as well as the maritime economy. “There is Pelindo III, where we want to ensure Bali becomes a hub for national tourism. So far, if we look at aviation, it has been very good, but maritime tourism is still lagging behind,” said Minister Erick at a press conference for the 2021 State Budget Bill and Financial Notes in Jakarta, Friday (14/8).

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TANGERANG ( – The aviation sector plays an important role in supporting the national economic recovery (PEN) amid the global pandemic COVID-19.

President Director of PT Angkas Pura II (Persero) Muhammad Awaluddin said air transportation has 3 advantages compared to other modes of transportation. First, flexibility, marked by the large number of movements, for example if there is a large enough demand, the airline will definitely open routes or increase flight frequency.

Bali is Prepared to Serve Flights on 5 Continents

Ngurah Rai airport. © 2017 Nadi Jaya – The Ministry of Transportation is planning Bali as a Super Hub for tourism. Where Bali will be very worthy of being a world economic area that serves 5 continents.

“We are currently studying, we will coordinate together with stakeholders, including airline friends, so that we will have a mature concept of a super Hub,” said the Director General of Civil Aviation at the Ministry of Transportation, Novie Riyanto in the Transportation webinar for Knitting Diversity, Friday (14/8).

AirAsia Build Hub in Silangit & Banyuwangi, visited International Flights

JAKARTA-The government welcomes the AirAsia Group’s investment plan that will build a hub at Silangit Airport and Banyuwangi Airport that connects other airports in the country.

Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs, Luhut B. Panjaitan, said the airport is the destination of the hub, Kualanamu Airport in Medan and Hanandjoeddin HAS Airport in Tanjung Pandan. Meanwhile, Blimbingsari Airport in Banyuwangi will be the liaison for the East.

“They [AirAsia] want to make Silangit and Banyuwangi Airport become hubs,” said Luhut, Monday (19/2/2018).

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Sriwijaya Add Frequency Surabaya-Denpasar

JAKARTA – Sriwijaya Air Group airlines will increase the Surabaya – Denpasar flight from 30 October 2017.

Corporate Communications Manager of Sriwijaya Air Group Agus Soedjono said the additional 1-a-day flight will be served by Sriwijaya Air by Boeing B737-800 NG.

Agus said the plane departed from Surabaya at 18:50 pm and arrived in Denpasar at 20.50 WITA.

“The next plane back from Denpasar at 21:35 pm and to Surabaya at 21.50 pm,” said Agus through a press release on Monday (23/10/2017).

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KULON PROGO AIRPORT, AP I: Amdal Document New Yogyakarta International Airport Already Created

KULON PROGO – Environmental impact statement document or Amdal of New Yogyakarta International Airport development has been completed and published by Ministry of Environment.

This was stated by PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) related to the construction of New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) airport in Kulon Progo Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta.

“This environmental impact analysis will be used as an acceleration reference for the physical construction of the airport to be operationalized in 2019,” said Sujiastono, NYIA Development Project Manager of PT AP I, in Kulon Progo, Sunday (22/10/2017).

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Garuda Indonesia Fly the Silangit-Singapore Route

President Director of Garuda Indonesia Pahala N.Mansury (from left), Director General of Air Transportation of Kemenhub Agus Santoso, Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, and Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi got off the plane, on the sidelines of the release of Garuda Boeing 747-400 in Hanggar 4 GMF Aero Asia, Tangerang, Banten

JAKARTA – Along with the inauguration of Silangit Airport in North Tapanuli as an international airport, PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. officially opened the Silangit-Singapore route.

President Director of PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. Pahala N Mansury said the Silangit-Singapore flight will officially commence October 28, 2017.

This flight uses the Bombardier CRJ 1000 aircraft with a capacity of 96 people.

This is an effort of GIAA-coded airlines to support government efforts and commitments in developing the potential of Lake Toba as an international tourism destination.

Not only that, the opening of this route is done because Garuda Indonesia wants to develop the aviation network and increase connectivity between regions with the potential of tourism and a promising economy. Moreover, direct flight access from Singapore is known as one of the busiest economic centers in Southeast Asia.

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ALFI Urges Evaluation of All Tariffs of Port of Priok Services

Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) at Tanjung Priok, Jakarta –

JAKARTA – The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) urges the improvement and evaluation of the service tariff structure at Tanjung Priok Port.

The evaluation is for the services of the port of Priok to refer to Regulation of the Minister of Transportation No: 72/2017 on the type, structure, class and mechanism of port service tariff determination signed by MoT Budi Karya Sumadi on August 11, 2017.

General Secretary of DPW ALFI DKI Jakarta, Adil Karim said that the improvement and evaluation of tariff in Priok port become the authority of the local Port Authority.

“ALFI urges OP Priok to be able to initiate the evaluation of port service tariff in Priok.” There should be a refresher and review because the existing tariff structures and mechanisms do not create cost-efficiency logistics services through Priok port, “he told Wednesday (18 / 10/2017).

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Increase of Aviation Tariff, INACA Appreciation of Ministry of Transportation

The aircraft took off at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali.

JAKARTA – The Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA) has appreciated the Ministry of Transportation‘s step to increase the scheduled scheduled commercial airline fare rate from 30% to 40% of the upper limit rate.

“We are grateful that INACA’s proposal for the increase is approved by Kemenhub,” said Head of Scheduled Aviation Division of INACA Bayu Sutanto to Bisnis on Monday (16/10/2017).

He said INACA had indeed proposed to Kemenhub to raise tariffs on scheduled commercial aviation and approved for 15 solid routes.

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