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Achmad Abidin Ishak


Asia is one of faster growing regions within the global air transport market since
the 1990s, air cargo volume in the region have increased dramatically. In
response to this trend, many Asian countries have opened new airport or
expanded existing air cargo facilities to accommodate more cargo and to be
developed as a regional air logistics hub. The paper presents an export
development analysis of micro,small and medium entreprises (MSMEs) in East
Java Province. The issues are expected to be discussed are : MSMEs products
export and air cargo handling of Hajj Flight. Utilization of Hajj Flight will
greatly help reduce the burden of the cost of freight /MSMEs exports. The paper
will attempt to briefly look at present export trend and consciously guide exports
into the awareness of great opportunities around them. Similarly, the paper will
show the cargo handling roles and procedures in order to exports to appreciate
the impact of air transport in their business. Exporting is a process of earning
profits by selling products services in foreign markets. To identify current
situation and facing problem of SMEs cargo, several factors such as cost,
infrastructure, customs, and air transport policies, are reviewed. The analysis
includes various role players such as forwarders, airlines, customs office, airport
authorities, and government. Air transport is a vital component of many
international logistics networks, essential to manage and control the flow of
goods, information and other resources like products, services, and people, from
the source of production to the market place. It is difficult or nearly impossible to
accomplish any international trading global export process, international
repositioning of manufacturing products, without a professional logistical
supports. In involves the integration of information transportation, inventory,
warehousing material handling and packaging. The operating responsibility of
logistics is the geographical repositioning of raw materials or products, work in
process, and finished goods where required at the lowest cost possible. Larger
cargo airlines tend to use new or recently built aircraft to carry their freight.
Juanda International Airport is the international airport which services Surabaya
City. PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura I is one of body state owned Enterprises (Badan
Usaha Milik Negara) of Communication Department, which is active in managing
and enterprising airport service in Indonesia. The company missions is to carry
out the management of airport exploiting and its surroundings well and
innovatively. The airport can serve 6 million passengers and 120000 cargo tons
every year, one of airport revenues are arises from cargo area and industrial
rentals. The expansions of such revenues to maximize their value to the airport is
a principal task of airport management. Management at Juanda International
Airport Surabaya , is aggressively promoting the airport’s cargo business and
undertaking and building campaign to handle of cargo . The cargo sector is
viewed as an important component of their economy, and international cargo
handling are include separate terminal, warehousing, and other related facilities,
and by all stakeholders. The support expected to come from business associations,
colleges, related agencies in the area government in East Java. More over,
government policy is encourage the development of micro, small and medium
enterprises (MSMEs).In this study using analytical methods of evaluation of the
facilities of air cargo handling, warehouse with the requirements that must be
used, as the international Airport or Hajj flight. Operation procedure of air
cargo, it also to be known and analyzed. Data used is primary and secondary
data. Primary data obtained field surveys, while secondary data obtained from
various publication sources.

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