Cengkareng, Sunday, 11th July, 2021 – Jasa Angkasa Semesta (JAS Airport Services) has handled three million doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccines from the United States for Indonesia that arrived at the Soekarno-Hatta Cargo terminal, Tangerang Banten, Sunday (11/7) on board Qatar Airways. The vaccine shipment weighed almost 29 tonnes.
“Covid-19 vaccine shipments are most important to our current national interest. Therefore, JAS Airport Services has committed to do our utmost for the reliable handling of the vaccine shipments through Soekarno-Hatta airport,” said Corporate Communication & PR Manager of PT JAS, Ageng Wibowo, Cengkareng, Sunday.
The delivery of 3,000,060 doses of the Moderna vaccine, which weighs up to 29 tons, was the first vaccine batch from Moderna that arrived in Indonesia in regards to the US government’s international cooperation through multilateral channels
Previously, JAS Airport Services had also handled the arrival of 17.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Indonesia since early February 2021.
To enhance and support the cold-chain handling of such Pharma products and perishable cargo, JAS has recently added two Refrigerated Queue Lanes (RQL) and a 1,800 m3 Refrigerated Enclosed Area (REA) in its cargo warehouse cold room facility. The REA is the largest in Indonesia airports, and RQL are the 1st of its kind.
JAS is committed to working closely with and supporting the Indonesian airport operators Angkasa Pura, Customs and the air cargo community, by investing and upgrading air cargo warehouse handling in the major airport gateways of Indonesia. This will benefit not just the airports but the cities and Indonesia too.
As part of the international cold chain process through Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta’s International Airport, JAS is working closely with the airport authorities and cargo community, committing its top-of-class services and facilities to reliably handle and preserve the integrity of such cargo, especially vaccines.