SOLO -Garuda Indonesia Airlines running ticket promo for “empty legs flight” or flight without passengers during the month of Ramadhan 2018.
“‘Empty legs flight’ is for example from Solo to Jakarta full passenger but the opposite direction there is no demand from passengers, so it is empty The promo price for Solo-Jakarta route will be applied on the travel period May 18 – June 19, 2018 and June 27, 2018 , “said General Manager of Garuda Indonesia Branch Office Surakarta Hendrawan in Solo, Wednesday (9/5/2018).
As for the Jakarta-Solo route, the ticket promo is valid for May 17-June 7, 2018 and June 27, 2018.
“Especially for June 27 this coincides with the elections simultaneously in Indonesia,” he said.
He said for the price of tickets applied during the promo period starts from Rp440.000 / passenger.
“If the ticket price on a normal day for this route above Rp1 million / passenger,” he said.
He hopes the implementation of the promo can boost travel demand during the “low season” or passenger season.
“Usually there is a decrease in the number of passengers in the first two weeks of Ramadhan, a decrease of about 15 percent either Solo-Jakarta route or vice versa,” he said.
He said on a normal day, of a capacity of 162 seats, the average load rate is about 72 percent or equivalent to 583 passengers for five times the Solo-Jakarta route per day.