ovid-19 pandemic hit the transportation and tourism sector in Indonesia. But AeroConnect.app, a tech startup from Indonesia, believes that after COVID-19 has died down, transportation and tourism will be even more boom.
This is precisely the time for Indonesia to revive its economy by supporting local works or products, such as AeroConnect.app, “said Ardon Ardianto, Operations and Technical Director of AeroConnect.app. This platform developed by PT Putra Nusantara Lestari, an application development company in Yogyakarta that focuses on local transportation and tourism sector
Ardon said that AeroConnect is indeed a local application in Yogyakarta, but it is formulated in such a way as to certain standards. So that it can be used by anyone, both domestic and foreign tourists visiting Indonesia.
AeroConnect.app can be downloaded via Apple AppStore or Google PlayStore. In addition to ordering vehicles to transfer and pick up passengers, AeroConnect.app also accommodates airport VIP service bookings, car rental, airport shuttle ticket purchases, as well as providing immigration services.
Currently AeroConnect.app can be used in the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) and will soon be available in the form of digital kiosks at Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA), Kulon Progo.
At the initial stage, AeroConnect.app has provided at least fifty fleets of cars to serve prospective passengers in the DIY and surrounding areas. This number is expected to continue to grow in line with the intense education and predictions of the increasing needs of the people of Yogyakarta for transportation and tourism services, especially after the 19th COVID pandemic ended.
Furthermore, AeroConnect.app will also add a fleet of cars in Bali and Lombok to serve the needs of the public and domestic and foreign tourists.
Collaboration with DOKU payment
Today, AeroConnect.app announced cooperation with DOKU’s online payment system. Irfan Burhan, DOKU’s Senior Vice President of Business Expansion, said that as an online payment system provider as well as AeroConnect.app technology partner, his party is proud to be able to grow and equally advance local businesses.
“Through this collaboration, not only is passenger mobility arrangements made easier, but payment options are also varied. The features in the AeroConnect.app platform have also been enriched with services such as top-up credit and data packages, “he said
In collaboration with DOKU and Bank Mandiri, payments at AeroConnect.app can be made using DOKU e-Wallet, debit cards, credit cards and other partner e-wallets.
AeroConnect.app Features and Services:
1. Car On Demand
Like ride-hailing in general, users can order a car to take them to their destination. The advantages, there is a feature “Pick Up Now” for pickup at this time and “Book for Later” where users can set pickup starting from 4 hours before. All cars registered with AeroConnect.app have a capacity of 6 people, so there is no need to bother choosing the size of the car.
2. Airport Transfers
AeroConnect.app provides deliveries to Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) and Adisucipto (JOG) which can be ordered starting from 5 hours before departure.
3. Rent a Car
Various choices for car rental in Yogyakarta. Users only need to enter the location of the initial pickup and final delivery and then choose the duration (3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours, full day) and the type of car that suits the user’s needs (Avanza, Innova, Hiace)
– Inbound Visa: immigration services such as VISA extension, manufacture, and KITAS extension for foreigners. At the moment the Inbound Visa service is limited to the Bali area. Users can order services for themselves or others.
– Airport Butler: Airport VIP services on arrival and departure provided by Joumpa for Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA), Adisucipto (JOG), and Ngurah Rai Bali (DPS).
Users can buy shuttle tickets for the DIY and Central Java areas operated by Satelqu.
Purchase pulses and data packages for all operators in Indonesia.
In addition to the above services, AeroConnect.app is also preparing various tourism services such as tour packages and Outbound Visas for Indonesian citizens. Apart from the application, bookings will also be made at kiosks located in public and commercial places such as airports and hotels.
The Indonesian version of this article can be read in Gizmologi.ID