Angkasa Pura I sets target of receiving 101 million passengers in 2019

Angkasa Pura I sets target of receiving 101 million passengers in 2019

Minister of State Enterprises (BUMN) Rini Soemarno (third right) and President Director of PT. Angkasa Pura I Faik Fahmi (left) . . ANTARA FOTO/Andreas Fitri Atmoko/ama.

Serang, Banten (ANTARA News)- State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura (AP) I has set a target of serving at least 101 million passengers in 13 airports under its management, an increase from 96.5 million passengers in 2018.

"The performance of the company has been growing positively over several years. There is a trend of increases in the number of passengers, income, and profit of the company," President Director of PT Angkasa Pura I Faik Fahmi told the press here, Sunday.

In 2017, the 13 airports received 89.7 million passengers, and the number of passengers went up 7.6 percent in 2018, notably 96.5 million.

PT AP I received audited income amounting to Rp8.98 trillion and net profit at Rp2 trillion in 2018, an increase of 41.28 percent compared to that in 2017.

The company has set a target of receiving income amounting to Rp10.2 trillion, and net profit at over Rp2 trillion in 2019.

PT AP I also plays a role as state infrastructure that promotes air connectivity through airport development and expansion, he said.

The company is also an agent of development by helping boost the country`s economic growth, improving the public welfare and developing least developed regions, he added.

For 2019, the company has renewed its vision to be more progressive by adopting "Connecting the World Beyond Airport Operator with Indonesian Experience," as its new vision.

Reporting by Ahmad Wijaya, fardah