SHIA adds 720 extra flights in the run up to Eid

44
Air-Port
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).

Read: House comes up with proposals to stave off Garuda bankruptcy

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.