PT Angkasa Pura II was Proven Guilty in Cargo and Postal Tariff Case.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

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(Jakarta – 24 April 2018) – The Commissioners Council of KPPU has decided PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) as guilty on the violation of Article 17 paragraph (1) and (2) Law Number 5 Year 1999. The verdict was read by Drs. Chandra Setiawan, M.M., Ph.D and M.H. as Chairman of Commission Council; Dr. Sukarmi, S.H., M.H. and Kamser Lumbanradja, M.B.A., respectively as the Commissioners Council.

The Commissioners Council explained that the market for the product in question are airport services and airport-related services, especially with regard to the administer and or development of terminal facilities for cargo and postal transport services, as well as cargo and mail handling (including but not limited to inspection services and cargo and postal security control), with the geographical market is Kualanamu Airport Medan, North Sumatera.

The Council also assessed the double charge imposed while Regulated Agent has took over the business for outgoing cargo, and the validity of the Restricted Security Area (DKT) for incoming cargo. It was found that there is an abused of monopoly power committed by PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) to cargo and postal service’s users that created inefficiency in business activities.

At the hearing, the Commissioners Council imposed PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) with a fine of IDR 6,5 billion to be deposited to the State Treasury as an income of fines in the field of business competition.

The Council also requested the reported party to decrease the tariff of outgoing cargo and postal services by taking into account the reduction of activities after the businesses was taken over by the Regulated Agent. The Council also requested the reported party to restore the cargo and postal incoming services at Kualanamu Airport by excluding PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) Line II’s partner in the business process.