Jakarta -Garuda Indonesia predicts the air transportation sector during Lebaran period this year has the potential to have two peaks of homecoming flow and backflow.
Garuda Indonesia Operations Director Triyanto Moeharsono said the peak of homecoming will occur on June 10 and June 13, 2018, while the returns will be on June 21 and June 24.
“We have prepared everything from pilots, crew, airplane, technicians, to ground handling [service] we are ready to face Lebaran homecoming until 24 June,” said Triyanto, Tuesday (12/6/2018).
According to him, the existence of a long joint sabbatical decision by the government to make people can arrange travel plans in a more orderly. In addition, the peak of returning homecoming and returning one day is another positive effect.
It also claimed to have held a socialization of prospective passengers so as not to do bomb joke. It is also the concern of all stakeholders in the aviation sector.
According to him, with the news about bombings and criminal sanctions can make people more aware and aware of the risks. Moreover, if happened during Lebaran, domino effect of flight delay (delay) can be more severe.
During this Lebaran period, Garuda Indonesia Group prepares 160 thousand extra flight seats to anticipate the increase of passenger traffic during June 8, 2018 to June 24, 2018, both for domestic and international routes.
Additional flight capacity consists of 768 additional flight frequencies of 480 Citilink flights and 288 Garuda Indonesia flights. The additional capacity increased by 45% compared to last year’s 107,750 seats.