Ministry of Transportation Asks Passenger Comfort to Keep in Attention

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, November 27 2017 - 14:00 IWST

Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai di Bali dan Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar Raih Penghargaan Dunia
Bandara I Gusti Ngurah Rai di Bali dan Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar Raih Penghargaan Dunia

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The Ministry of Transportation requested that all airlines, airlines and airport operators should work together to provide services to passengers, related to the closure of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali.

"Passengers who want to continue the journey with other modes or passengers who want to stay at the airport should be considered comfort and given good service according to the rules," Secretary Directorate General of Air Transportation Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) Pramintohadi Sukarno in a written statement received in Jakarta on Monday (11/27/2017)

Following the development of the eruption impact of Mount Agung, a coordination meeting was attended by all stakeholders of Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai at 06.00 WITA on Monday (27/11) in the meeting room of the EOC airport, led by the Head of Regional Airport Authority Office IV.

Before the meeting began observations to the air side of Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai ensures the results of the paper test.

In coordination meeting, delivered by BMKG related data from VAAC Darwin and its prediction that the ploting area has covered the air space around the airport. Direction of volcanic ash dust is to the south and southeast.

Based on paper test data submitted by the operator Air Asia was detected that the spread of volcanic ash has reached the area of ​​Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai (VA Positive). From the explanation of the Airnav Indonesia Branch of Denpasar that the plot of the area of ​​the aircraft traffic guidance path has been covered by the distribution of VA.

From the result of the coordination meeting, the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation decided to close the I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport starting at 07.00 WITA from Monday (27/11) up to 18 hours ahead with an evaluation per 6 hours by the airport community.

"Based on the latest report we got from the Directorate of Flight Navigation, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport has been affected and is in the vulcano ash area of ​​Gunung Agung, so the Directorate General of Air Transport decided to close Ngurah Rai Airport on the grounds of flight safety," Sukarno said.

With regard to the closure of the airport, all aircraft operators at Ngurah Rai Airport must comply and do not make flights until they obtain a safety permit from the competent authority. In addition, all airline operators, both airlines and airport managers, must work hand in hand to provide services to passengers.

7 Flight There are 7 flights that divert landings ie Garuda Indonesia GIA5150 from Zhengzou to Denpasar transferred to Surabaya, Garuda Indonesia GA 897 Guangzhou-Denpasar is diverted to Surabaya, Garuda Indonesia GA 859 Shanghai-Denpasar is diverted to Jakarta, China Eastern MU 5029 Shanghai-Denpasar is diverted to Jakarta, China Eastern MU 781 Beijing-Denpasar was transferred to Singapore. Citilink CTV 856 Jakarta-Denpasar was transferred to Surabaya, and Lion Air JT927 Makassar-Denpasar was transferred to Surabaya.

Meanwhile, based on Lombok Praya airport reporting, no volcanic ash was detected around the airport. For that Lombok International Airport declared reopened and operate normally from Monday 27 November 2017 at 06.00 WITA (22.00 UTC).

DGCA will always provide and disseminate actual information to the public through all information channels of the Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation. Communities can also search and provide information related to the impact of Mount Agung eruption in its area in social media DG Hubud @ djpu151 and BMKG website.

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