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06 Feb 2020 - 1 min read

Aiming to Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak, Traveloka Distributes N95 Masks to International Passengers

Jakarta, 6 February 2020 - Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s leading digital travel and lifestyle booking platform, through its social program, Traveloka Tanggap, cooperated with PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), one of the State-Owned Enterprises engaged in airport service and airport-related services, to prevent coronavirus spread. Through this initiative, Traveloka distributed N95 masks, that has been considered effective in preventing the virus contamination due to its capability in filtering out small particles, to thousands of international passengers flying to China (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou), Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Tokyo, and Singapore. The distribution of N95 masks was conducted at Terminal 2F and Terminal 3, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, from 4 until 6 February 2020.

The Traveloka Team was distributing N95 masks to international passengers in the boarding room at Terminal 2F of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

“We are deeply concerned with the current situation and we hope this situation will improve soon. This initiative, in collaboration with PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), is part of our effort in taking precautionary measure to ensure the safety of international passengers departing from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport,” stated Andhini Putri, Head of Marketing Transport Indonesia, Traveloka. “People’s safety and convenience, including our users, are our main priority. Therefore, we would like to encourage the travelers, especially those who are going to travel overseas, to carefully plan their trip and always pay their utmost attention to their safety during the trip,” added Andhini.

Responding to this initiative, Febri Toga S., Senior Manager of Branch Communication & Legal PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), said, “We support Traveloka’s initiative in distributing the N95 masks as the initial preventive action for passengers who plan to travel to China and its surroundings. As the biggest access of tourist exchanges, we hope this initiative can protect the visitors of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport from coronavirus contamination.”

To obtain the N95 mask, the passengers traveling to China (Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou), Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Tokyo, and Singapore, only need to show their boarding pass to the Traveloka Team in the boarding room at Terminal 2F and Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

According to the data published by World Health Organization (WHO), as per 31 January 2020, coronavirus has been spread in 20 countries, mostly in Asia. Furthermore, on 30 January 2020, WHO declared the global emergency status over the coronavirus. Through this 3-day activity, Traveloka hopes that the travelers, especially those who plan to travel abroad in the near future, can be more attentive and take initial action to protect themselves from coronavirus infection.