Ahead of Eid Travel Ban, 19,449 People Have Left Batam Through Hang Nadim Airport

Hang Nadim Airport, Batam.

Batam, Batamnews - The increase of Edi travel using air transportation seems inevitable ahead of the implementation of the ban on Eid travel by the central government starting May 6-17, 2021.

At Batam's Hang Nadim Airport itself from 29 April 2021 to 2 May 2021, 19,449 passengers have left Batam to various destinations.

General Manager of the Hang Nadim Batam Airport Business Entity (BUBU), Benny Syahroni said, the Eid travel flow in Batam has not yet occurred

"Estimates will start to increase on D-7 Eid Al-Fitr," he said, Tuesday (4/5/2021).

For this reason, his party has prepared to anticipate a surge in passengers at Hang Nadim Airport. His party has also prepared a Covid-19 checkpoint.

"We have prepared a Rapid Antigen checkpoint and a GeNose C19 test as well as other operational posts consisting of various elements at the airport, to support services and tighten health protocols for the prevention of Covid-19," he said.