PPKM officially extended. Aviation rules also follow and this is the latest from the Ministry of Transportation.
Launch CNN Indonesia, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation released Circular Letter Number SE 53 of 2021 regarding the requirements for flight passengers in Java and Bali.
“For flights between airports on Java Island, flights from or to airports on Java Island and Bali Island, it is mandatory to show the first vaccine card and a certificate of negative RT-PCR test results whose samples were taken within a maximum period of 2×24 hours before departure,” he said. Director General of Civil Aviation, Novie Riyanto, in a written statement, Tuesday (20/7), as quoted from AMONG.
“Meanwhile, flights other than Java and Bali are required to show a certificate of negative RT-PCR test results whose samples were taken within a maximum period of 2×24 hours or negative rapid antigen test results whose samples were taken within a maximum period of 1×24 hours before departure,” he continued.
Novie Riyanto conveyed, specifically during the Eid al-Adha 1442 Hijri holiday period on July 19-25 2021, passenger travel, including people under 18 years, is temporarily limited and only excluded for travellers with the need for work activities in essential and critical sectors. Urgent needs such as patients with severe illness, pregnant women accompanied by 1 (one) family member, the importance of childbirth accompanied by a maximum of 2 (two) people, and non-Covid-19 corpse carriers with a maximum number of 5 (five) people.
“Travelers who work in essential and critical sectors are required to also show a Worker Registration Certificate (STRP) or a Certificate from the local Government or an Assignment Order from an Echelon II-level Agency Leader,” said Director General Novie.
“Meanwhile, travelers who travel for persons/passengers with urgent needs are also required to show a travel certificate, including a referral letter from a hospital, a cover letter from the local regional apparatus such as a Death Certificate or other certificates,” he added.
Circular Letter 53 of 2021 also excludes showing a vaccine card for travellers with special medical interests for medical reasons based on information from internal medicine specialists, seriously ill patients and pregnant women accompanied by 1 (one) family member.
“We continue to update the Circular of people’s travel instructions in accordance with the latest SE from the Covid-19 Task Force, namely SE Number 15 of 2021. Hopefully with restrictions on community mobility and restrictions on worship/traditional activities during Eid al-Adha during this pandemic the community can be obeyed, so that “Our efforts to break the chain of the spread of Covid-19 are not in vain,” he concluded.
For information, Circular Letter Number SE 53 of 2021 is an amendment to Circular Letter Number SE 45 of 2021 concerning Guidelines for the Implementation of Domestic Travel by Air Transportation During the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Pandemic determined by the Ministry of Transportation, effective July 19 2021.
This SE aims to limit domestic travelers using air transportation, especially during the Eid al-Adha 1442 Hijri holiday period starting from July 18-25, 2021.
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