Angkasa Pura Airports Collaborates With Incheon, WIKA To Participate In Hang Nadim Airport Management Selection

13 Jan 2020

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JAKARTA - Angkasa Pura Airports collaborated with Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) and state-owned contractor PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk. to participate in the management selection for Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam through government-to-business cooperation (KPBU) scheme.

It was marked by the signing of a consortium agreement by Angkasa Pura Airports President Director Faik Fahmi, IIAC President & CEO Koo Bon Hwan and Wijaya Karya President Director, Tumiyana, Monday (1/13) in Jakarta.

As the consortium leader, Angkasa Pura Airports will be responsible for operational and commercial management in general. Meanwhile, IIAC obliged and responsible in marketing and handling airport development strategies in general while Wijaya Karya as a SOE is dealing with construction which is integrated with its supporting industries and is responsible for airport infrastructure management.

"This cooperation is one of the company's strategies in developing its business while emphasizing Angkasa Pura Airports' commitment to expand airport management networks in Indonesia. We are optimistic that there is a greater chance of obtaining a cooperation contract for managing Hang Nadim Airport in Batam by collaborating with Incheon and Wijaya Karya as strategic partners, considering the global capabilities and experience both in the airport and airport construction sector that the consortium has," Faik said.

Earlier on August 14, 2019, Angkasa Pura Airports had signed a memorandum of understanding with IIAC to explore opportunities for cooperation in managing potential airports in the country and abroad. One of them is the opportunity to manage Hang Nadim International Airport.

Apart from that, as a form of recognition of the quality of operational management of Angkasa Pura Airports in international level, IIAC also officially cooperates with Angkasa Pura Airports for the management plan of Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport. Angkasa Pura Airports will send its experts in the period of 2021-2023 then proceed with the participation of Angkasa Pura Airports - IIAC in the management selection for the Terminal 2 of Kuwait International Airport and Jeddah International Airport in Saudi Arabia in the future.

For information, Angkasa Pura Airports currently manages 15 commercial airports in Indonesia with a total of 96.7 million passengers served in 2018, surged 7.8% from 89.7 million passengers in the previous year. Under the management of Angkasa Pura I, 13 airports have obtained the best rating of Airport Service Quality from Airport Council International (ACI) with an average score of 4.6 in 2018.