Saturday, April 24, 2010

Three Indonesia Airlines dominate flight market share


In early 2010, three national (Indonesia) airlines dominate the domestic air transport market in Indonesia. There are: PT Lion Mentari Airlines (Lion Air), PT Garuda Indonesia and Sriwijaya Air. At least the top three were listed in the official data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transportation

Director of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation, Tri S. Sunoko said, the number of domestic passengers till the end of February 2010 as many as 6.637 million passengers. Lion Air had the largest market share with 2.7 million passengers a number of passengers or 41.9 per cent. Next followed by Garuda Indonesia of 1.27 million passengers, or 19.1 percent and Sriwijaya Air occupied the third position with 15.9 percent market share with 1.06 million total passengers.