IATA reduces air traffic outlook as crisis drags on

Global airlines reduced their 2020 traffic forecast on Tuesday, after a small summer rebound evaporated amid renewed coronavirus outbreaks and travel restrictions. Full-year passenger traffic is set to decline 66 percent, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, compared with a previously forecast 63 percent decline. “The improvement that we saw in the summer months […]

By | September 30, 2020 | News |

IATA Calls for Systematic COVID-19 Testing Before Departure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the development of rapid and systematic COVID-19 testing for travellers before departure, instead of imposing quarantine measures, in order to re-establish global air connectivity. According to the latest IATA’s statement, the trade association will work through the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as well as health authorities […]

By | September 23, 2020 | News |

Bali’s Ngurah Rai, Incheon collaborate to boost air travel confidence

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I (API) has announced its collaboration with South Korea’s Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) regarding the implementation of the safe corridor initiative (SCI) at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. AP I president director Faik Fahmi said in a statement that the cooperation signed on Sept. 10 […]

By | September 19, 2020 | News |

Customs, JAS Airport Services, AVSEC Soekarno Hatta Airport Canceled Exports of 1.5 Million Lobster Seeds to Vietnam

Soekarno-Hatta Customs thwarted 1.5 million lobster seeds to be exported to Vietnam on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Exports of lobster seeds were registered by 14 exporting companies destined for Ho Chi Minh City. Soekarno-Hatta Customs Head, Finari Manan explained that the commodity had almost been transported to Vietnam. The lobster seeds packed in three hundreds […]

By | September 18, 2020 | News |

South Africa to reopen borders to most countries on Oct 1

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said Wednesday that borders will reopen to most countries next month as the country further eases anti-coronavirus measures. The continent’s most industrialized economy shuttered its borders at the start of a strict lockdown on March 27 to limit the spread of the virus. Restrictions on movement and business have been […]

By | September 18, 2020 | News |

New Zealand to lift coronavirus curbs in most of country on Sept. 21

New Zealand will lift coronavirus restrictions across the country on Sept. 21, except in its biggest city, Auckland, which is the epicenter of a second wave of infections, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. Ardern said Auckland’s restrictions would be reviewed next Monday. She also said the government would immediately ease all physical distancing […]

By | September 15, 2020 | News |

European air travel nosedives as virus resurges

The total number of passenger flights in Europe will plummet by more than expected this year as countries fail to coordinate policy on air travel during a pandemic, Eurocontrol said on Monday. Europe’s air traffic watchdog said total trips in 2020 will reach six million, down by 55 percent from a year earlier and one […]

By | September 15, 2020 | News |

Change in Provisions of Cargo and Mail Handling Charges In PT Jasa Angkasa Semesta Tbk’s International Warehouse at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

We hereby inform all customers of PT Jasa Angkasa Semesta Tbk Cargo and Mail Terminal in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport of Tangerang, that in order to and driven by: • Support Government’s program to accelerate cargo and mail processing time through reduction of the dwelling time, • Implementation of auto gate system to expedite Customs clearance […]

By | September 15, 2020 | News |

Saudi to ease international flight restrictions Tuesday

Saudi Arabia will partially lift its suspension on international flights from Tuesday, the interior ministry said, six months after travel curbs were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The kingdom will end all restrictions on air, land and sea transport for Saudi citizens “after January 1” next year, the ministry added on Sunday, adding that […]

By | September 14, 2020 | News |

2020 global tourism expected to drop 57% amid tighter border controls

Global international travel demand is expected to drop 57 percent in 2020, dented by tighter border controls and quarantine measures imposed in an effort to stem the coronavirus outbreak, according to a British research firm. Demand for overseas tourism will not return to the level in 2019 until 2024, reflecting the economic effects of the […]

By | September 14, 2020 | News |