Merdeka.com – The chairman of Commission V of the DPR, admitted that he received many complaints from the public regarding the lack of service at the airport. Due to passenger queues and the increasing number of users of air transportation services, as well as the limited number of aircraft runways.
This was conveyed in a hearing meeting with Commission V of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia with the Acting Directorate General (Dirjen) of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) Nur Isnin Istiartono and the President Director (Director) of PT. Angkasa Pura 1 Faik Fahmi and President Director of PT. Angkasa Pura 2 Muhammad Awaluddin, Tuesday (13/9) at the Parliament Building Jakarta.
According to Lasarus, the airport is comfortable and free from overcrowded conditions. It is very important to make it a priority, especially for airports located in the national capital, such as Soekarno Hatta and Halim Perdanakusuma Airports in Jakarta.
“Airport services to the public are our domain in Commission V of the DPR, for that Mr. Director General and Mr. Director of Angkasa Pura 1 and 2. Please make airport service improvements a priority program, especially for airports that are the entrances such as Soekarno Hatta and Halim Perdanakusuma, ” he said.
Not only that, Lasarus also highlighted the policies that functioned Halim Perdanakusuma Airport as a domestic passenger airport by Angkasa Pura 2. Where the ownership status of the airport is an asset of the TNI Air Force (AU).
“What is happening right now at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, is actually a compulsion for the needs of supporting airports in Jakarta, we have felt this now and we are forced to use Halim, sir, yes, sir,” he said.
“We are often asked, about now yesterday there was an improvement in Halim, what was budgeted in Commission V was not budgeted for in the Air Force. That’s why our question is whether Angkasa Pura is with the Halim party, or the other party is with the Halim party. ) complicated, we answer,” he continued.
For that, Lasarus asked the Government through the Director General of Civil Aviation and PT. Angkasa Pura. Immediately prepare a roadmap related to the construction of the Jakarta city airport.
“Everywhere usually there is not one airport, there are actually two airports flanking the State Capital, and we are actually feeling the need now. In the future we have to think about it, we have to have our big plan or roadmap related to the needs of this airport, because the population will continue to grow. increase. In the long term, we have to think about this, especially the country under certain conditions,” he said.