SHIA adds 720 extra flights in the run up to Eid

Passenger traffic at Soekarno Hatta International Airport. (IO/Pramita Hendra)

Jakarta, IO – With Eid imminent, demands for extra flights at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (SHIA), Tangerang continue to increase. As many as 720 more flights are scheduled after reaching 400 flights a few days ago.

“To date, total extra flights requested by airlines for Eid transportation is 720 flights,” SHIA general manager Agus Haryadi told Sindonews on Tuesday (26/4).

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With the addition, total available aircraft seats also increase to around 130,000. Agus said this is sufficient to accommodate the increased demand from passengers.