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November 13, 2019
JAKARTA - Angkasa Pura Airports has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Transportation’s Research and Development Agency of Transportation to explore opportunities for collaborative research and development in the airport sector.
The signing of the MoU was carried out by Angkasa Pura Airports President Director Faik Fahmi and the agency’s head Sugihardjo at the 2019 International Conference of Transportation Research and Innovation at the Ayana Hotel Jakarta on Wednesday (11/13).
"As a pioneer company for commercial airport management in Indonesia, Angkasa Pura Airports is committed to continuously contributing to the development of trends in the Indonesian airport industry through innovation and sustainable business practices while also taking into account environmental factors. To become a thought leader in the airport sector so as to drive trends and being a reference in the field, Angkasa Pura Airports needs to expand its research and development activities by collaborating with a specialized research agency in the field of airport namely the Research and Development Agency of the Ministry of Transportation," Faik said.
The scope of the joint agreement, which is on research and on airport development, includes joint research activities, expert exchanges, and other activities.
"The initiation of this collaboration, in the initial stages, focuses on identifying research and development topics in the airport sector which will later be followed up with the signing of the cooperation agreement," Faik added.
For information, Angkasa Pura Airports continues to create sustained improvements through various innovations, ranging from service areas such as multisensory space services for children with autism, boarding pass scanners, automated immigration gate to sustainable business practices that involve environmental paradigms such as the implementation of the eco-friendly airport concept at the General Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, reporting carbon generated by all managed airports through the ACERT platform (ACI's Airport Carbon and Emission Reporting Tool), and others.
"We are optimistic that with the initiation of this partnership, Angkasa Pura Airports can further contribute to the development of airport industry trends with the aim of improving services through service innovation and sustainable business practices," Faik said.