Friday, January 8, 2010

2009, Lion Air Carrying Passenger At Most

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Indonesia Department of Transportation records the number of domestic air passengers during 2009 around 39.29 million passengers. While the number of international passengers reached 4.37 million passengers.

Minister of Transportation, Freddy Numberi said, Lion Air as the airline which carrying passengers with the most amount of more than 15 million passengers. Freddy gives an appreciation of these achievements, due to on the 2008 Lion Air only carrying 9.147 million domestic passengers.

"Thus, growth in 2009 reached more than 50 percent. This growth is in line with the increase in the number of the airline fleet. Until December 2009, Lion Air had operate 45 aircraft for domestic routes. Including 30 aircraft Boeing 737-900ER," said Freddy.