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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

September 14, 2020 | News

Indonesia scraps rapid test as travel requirement in favor of thermal scanning

The Health Ministry has scrapped rapid tests as a travel requirement in Indonesia, it has been reported, with thermal scanners now set to play a more important role in screening for COVID-19 at the country’s ports of entry. The ministry issued a decree scrapping the controversial rapid test requirement following a recent statement from the […]

September 10, 2020 | News

As Large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) back into place, JAS continues to protect our employees and customers.

Background – Jakarta Capital had announced on Wednesday (9/9) that the administration was reimposing the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) policy amid a rising number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the capital. The restrictions will be reimposed on Monday (14/9). The decision was made considering the high number of daily COVID-19 cases and deaths in the […]

September 10, 2020 | News

Digital innovations important to aviation ‘building back better’ from COVID-19

In her remarks today at the official opening of the final week of the Virtual World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2020, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu underscored that information and communications technologies are critical to aviation’s role in global UN Sustainable Development Goal attainment, and to how air transport will build […]

September 8, 2020 | News

Singapore Airlines : JAS wins CEO Service Excellence Awards 2020

Bening Antartika, Key Account Manager in charge of SQ flights and Boarding Gate from JAS Airport Services wins The Outstanding Partner for the SIA CEO Service Excellence Awards 2020. The annual award recognises exemplary individuals and teams for their outstanding service performance in all SQ network around the world. Bening has been with JAS Airport […]

July 27, 2020 | News