December, which is synonymous with Christmas and New Year holidays, is usually the peak of holidays for tourists to Bali. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, this condition is predicted to continue, especially domestic tourists.
This year, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport Stakeholders Relation Managers, Thursday, December 10 said that the number of passengers and flights for the year-end holidays, namely Christmas and New Year, is predicted to increase the number of passengers and flights. The following is the information from the Stakeholders Relation managers for I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, when calculated from the implementation period of the monitoring post for year-end holidays which will start from 18 December 2020 to 10 January 2021.
According to him, during the implementation of this post, it is estimated that there will be an increase compared to during the 2019 post. The estimates he conveyed were that for domestic arrivals there would be an increase of up to 3.6 percent for domestic arrivals.
Meanwhile, there is an estimated increase of up to 3.1 percent for aircraft movements. “We predict that there will be an increase in the number of passengers and aircraft movements during the holding of the Integrated Air Transport Monitoring post, when compared to during the implementation of the post in 2019,” he said.
Meanwhile, with the estimated increase in the number of passengers, it is certain that there will also be additional flights. However, he could not confirm the number, because it was not certain how many flights had been approved. “For extra flights there will also be additions, but the amount is still being submitted and there is no official data yet,” he said.
On the other hand, the Klungkung Resort Police have started to take anticipatory steps. Even the Head of Klungkung Resort Police AKBP Bima Aria Viyasa immediately gathered community leaders, in a face-to-face agenda in preparation for the 2021 New Year’s security, at the Nusa Penida Police Meeting Hall, Wednesday, December 9 yesterday.
The Head of Resort Police, AKBP Bima Aria Viyasa, said that he invited all elements of Nusa Penida society to maintain security and public order before the new year 2021. “With this collaboration, the Indonesian Police with interfaith leaders in Nusa Penida District are expected to create a situation of security and order a society that is conducive to New Year’s celebrations. Of course, not neglecting health protocols, ”said AKBP Bima Aria Viyasa accompanied by the head of the Klungkung resort police community development unit AKP Yahya, the Nusa Penida police chief AKP I Gede Sukadana and the Nusa Penida sub-district head Komang Widiasa Putra.