Angkasa Pura Airports Distributes Aids Worth Rp5.4 Billion to Assist The Handling ff Covid-19

16 May 2020

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JAKARTA – Angkasa Pura Airports has distributed various social assistance worth Rp5.4 billion (US$375,300) to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to communities who financially affected by the pandemic. 

The aid is divided into two categories: medical supplies and staple food. Aids on medical supplies and supporting equipment include disinfectants, hand sanitizers, googles, portable hand washing facilities, personal protective equipment (PPE), disinfectant sprayers, thermo guns, cloth masks, N95 masks, rubber gloves, desktop computers, printers, face shields, ambulances, medical shoes.

Apart from that, a total of 20,534 sembako or staple food packages have been distributed. Those aids were distributed through Angkasa Pura Airports headquarters in Jakarta and 13 branch offices of Angkasa Pura Airports in central and eastern Indonesia with varying amounts at each location.

"The COVID-19 pandemic not only has an impact on public health, but also has a significant effect on the income of the entire society, especially lower class people. Therefore, apart from assisting the prevention of COVID-19 spread at airports and giving aids of medical supplies, Angkasa Pura Airports also provides basic needs for people who financially affected due to this pandemic. This is a form of commitment and responsibility of Angkasa Pura Airports to help the surrounding community during this pandemic," said Angkasa Pura Airports president director Faik Fahmi.

The 13 branch offices that distribute aids in their respective areas are Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, General Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Sam Ratulangi International Airport in Manado, Adisutjipto International Airport in Yogyakarta, Syamsudin Noor International Airport in Banjarmasin, Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, Frans Kaissiepo International Airport in Biak, Lombok International Airport in Praya, Pattimura International Airport in Ambon, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan International Airport in Balikpapan, Adi Soemarmo International Airport in Solo, and El Tari International Airport in Kupang.

Meanwhile, Angkasa Pura Airports headquarters had just distributed 2,500 boxes of mask for COVID-19 Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital in Kemayoran on Friday, May 15, 2020.