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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Farmalab as the manager of the Airport Health Center at the airport of PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) has reduced the rapid antigen test rate for Covid-19 screening from Rp. 99,000 to only Rp. 85,000. The rate reduction is effective as of today, September 2, 2021, at Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Tangerang) and Husein Sastranegara Airport (Bandung). Then, tariff reductions at other airports will take effect from September 4, 2021, namely in Kualanamu (Medan), Supadio (Pontianak), Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (Palembang), Sultan Iskandar Muda (Banda Aceh), Raja Haji Fisabilillah (Tanjungpinang), Sultan Thaha (Jambi ), Depati Amir (Pangkal Pinang), Silangit (North Tapanuli), Kertajati (Majalengka), Banyuwangi (Banyuwangi), Tjilik Riwut (Palangkaraya), Radin Inten II (Lampung), HAS Hanandjoeddin (Tanjung Pandan), Fatmawati Soekarno (Bengkulu) , and General Sudirman (Purbalingga).
Meanwhile, the effective date of the fare reduction at Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport (Pekanbaru), Minangkabau (Padang) and Halim Perdanakusuma (Jakarta) will be announced in the near future. VP of Corporate Communication AP II Yado Yarismano said the rapid antigen test rate at the Airport Health Center was in accordance with the regulations announced by the Ministry of Health on September 1, 2021. "The highest rate for the rapid antigen test announced September 1, 2021 is Rp. 99,000 in Java - Bali, and Rp. 109,000 outside Java - Bali. AP II as the airport manager and Farmalab as the manager of the Airport Health Center coordinated to set a reduction in the rapid antigen test rate to IDR 85,000," Yado said in a written statement, Thursday.
Previously, the Airport Health Center at AP II airports had also lowered the PCR rate to Rp496,000 (24-hour test results). according to the Circular of the Ministry of Health Number: HK.02.02/I/2845/2021. "The reduction in the rapid antigen test rate is expected to support prospective airline passengers to always comply with health protocols in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic," he said. As part of the digitization of services, the COVID-19 test at Soekarno-Hatta Airport can be reached by prospective airline passengers by ordering (pre-order service) through the travelin application to choose the schedule and location for the test whether at Airport Health Center Terminal 2, Terminal 3, or Parking Lodging 2.
The travelin application itself can be downloaded on iOS and Android. Prospective airplane passengers can also go directly to the Airport Health Center location to do a test (walk in service). Although the Covid-19 test service is available at AP II airport, Yado appealed to prospective airplane passengers to carry out tests at health facilities or laboratories outside the airport, so that when they arrive at the airport, prospective airplane passengers can immediately process departures. Previously, it was reported that the latest conditions for boarding a plane to travel to and from airports in the Java-Bali region are now not required to use the RT-PCR test. This provision is stated through the Instruction of the Minister of Home Affairs Number 38 of 2021 concerning the Implementation of Level 4, Level 3, and Level 2 Corona Virus Disease 2019 Restrictions in the Java and Bali Regions. In the regulation, which was updated as of August 31, 2021, an explanation of the rules for flights between airports in Java-Bali, which contains the conditions for boarding the plane, is stated. A negative RT-PCR test result is no longer required for passengers who have taken the second dose of vaccine, but it is sufficient to show a certificate of negative rapid test antigen result whose sample is taken within a maximum period of 1x24 hours before departure. "Traveling by plane between cities or districts within Java-Bali can show a negative result of Antigen (H-1) provided that the second dose of vaccination has been obtained, and a negative result of H-2 PCR if you have just received dose 1 of vaccine," the regulation reads. the.