Eid 2022, Garuda Indonesia and Citilink Airlines Prepare 855,119 Seats
Garuda Indonesia Group through Garuda Indonesia and Citilink flight services will provide at least 855,119 seats for domestic and international flight
TRIBUNBATAM.id - Garuda Indonesia Group through Garuda Indonesia and Citilink flight services will provide at least 855,119 seats for domestic and international flights for the 2022 peak season period of Eid al-Fitr.
This flight capacity optimization will be carried out on a number of flight routes with high demand, including Jakarta – Denpasar, Jakarta – Surabaya, Jakarta-Medan, and Jakarta – Jogja.
Then, Jakarta - Padang, Jakarta - Pontianak, Jakarta - Solo, Jakarta - Banjarmasin, Jakarta - Semarang, and Jakarta - Balikpapan.
During this period, Garuda Indonesia will provide approximately 288,219 seats which will be operated using aircraft types A330-300 and A330-200, as well as narrow body B737-800 NG aircraft.
Meanwhile, Citilink is rumored to have prepared up to 566,900 seats and will use the A320-200 and ATR72-600 fleets.
President Director of Garuda Indonesia, Irfan Setiaputra, said the potential for this increase would continue to move dynamically in line with people's requests to return to carrying out homecoming (mudik) trips.
Therefore, his party ensures that it will continue to monitor the situation and development of flight needs to ensure that flight services can always be met.
"We will intensively coordinating with various stakeholders to ensure the smooth flow of homecoming and return flows during the Lebaran period this year," Irfan explained.
He hopes that, in the midst of various relaxations of public mobility policies in this new normal era, the momentum of mudik can be handled wisely by all people, to always consistently apply health protocols in their daily activities.
(TRIBUNBATAM.id/LIA SISVITA DINATRI)