PT Angkasa Pura I who managed of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali noted that it had served 174,462 passengers via 2,385 airplanes during August 2020 or an increase compared to the previous month’s record.

According to the General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I International Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali, Herry AY Sikado said we recorded quite positive things in the recording in August 2020 because the record in that month there was a very significant growth in the number of passengers and aircraft movements when compared to records. July 2020.

He explained, in July 2020, there were 80,586 passengers and 1,381 aircraft movements served at the main gate of the Island of the Gods.

“Thus, in August 2020 there was a growth of 116% for passenger movements and 73% for aircraft movements. From month to month, his party also recorded a significant growth. On average, the average growth was from May. until August it was 183% for passengers and 98% for aircraft movements,” he said.

He added, of the total 174,462 passengers in August, almost 99% of them were domestic route passengers with a total of 172,117 passengers, while international route passengers were 2,345 passengers.

With the validity of Permenkumham No. 11/2020 which regulates the temporary prohibition of the entry of passengers of foreign nationality into Indonesian territory, he said that currently the majority of passengers served are Indonesian citizens.

“This is also in line with the efforts of the government and a number of stakeholders in the tourism and aviation sector to foster the interest of the Indonesian people to return to fly and travel to Bali, of course safely and comfortably and by following the established health protocols and regulations,” he concluded. [antaranews/photo special]