State-owned air navigation firm AirNav Indonesia is investing Rp 2.6 trillion this yr to enhance air navigation centers, which includes by way of having greater advanced technology and new control towers. The corporation plans to improve and modernize its software, tools, and equipment for navigation, automation, conversation, and surveillance and construct towers and different assist facilities. AirNav Indonesia president Novie Riyanto stated at a press briefing lately that the investment could be used to finance 290 AirNav applications in all airports throughout Indonesia.
“Recently, we invested a lot in the generation to preserve updated with aircraft technology. Thus, we plan to make investments maximum this year in automation software that can be utilized by air traffic controllers [ATC] to control air site visitors to [make it] safer, greater efficiency,” stated Novie. AirNav plans to invest the most, Rp 1.1 trillion, 44 percent of the whole, in automation. Novie said automation is sizeable for air navigation these days because air site visitors are getting denser. “Automation may want to genuinely help ATC manipulate airplane visitors, particularly in areas with crowded airspaces, which includes Cengkareng [Soekarno-Hatta International Airport], Bali and Surabaya [East Java],” said Novie.
AirNav also plans to improve and rejuvenate the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast systems at numerous airports and to upgrade the Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control System at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. The corporation is to use 30 percentage, Rp 779.7 billion, of the full investment to finance the development of towers and support facilities. Meanwhile, 10 percent, Rp 260. Four billion is to be spent on verbal exchange equipment. Moreover, different posts consisting of surveillance, navigation, mechanical and electrical, get Rp 222 billion (9 percentage), Rp 113. Five billion (four percent) and Rp seventy-one .4 billion (3 percentage), respectively.
Novie said this year there could be new ATC towers constructed in several regions inclusive of on the New International Yogyakarta Airport (NYIA) in Yogyakarta, in addition to in Surakarta, Banjarmasin, Wamena, Palu, Silangit, Bengkulu, Letung, Muara Teweh, Dekai, Ilaga, and Sintang. “As we realize, the authorities are presently boosting the development of airports across Indonesia, and we have to ensure that our towers can be there,” said Novie.
Most of the investments are to go to Java, Sumatra, and Papua. AirNav is to make investments Rp 1. Sixty-five trillion thru seventy-four packages on Java, Rp 259. Three billion thru sixty-nine applications on Sumatra and Rp 245.5 billion thru forty-five applications in Papua. AirNav is to make investments greater this year than in 2018 when it invested Rp 1.9 trillion. Novie stated the elevated funding followed a gradual growth of the air site visitors AirNav served within the previous few years. In 2018, the firm recorded site visitors regarding 2.Four million planes, up from 2.2 million in 2017 and 1.Eight million in 2016. The enterprise’s 2018 revenues were the primary supply for the 2019 investments. In 2018, the firm recorded a Rp 320 billion net profit and Rp 3.2 trillion in sales.