Tuesday, August 23, 2011

INDONESIA AirAsia international flight move to Terminal 3


Planning of Indonesia AirAsia (IAA) to bring together domestic and international flights in Terminal 3 of Soekarno Hatta Airport closer to reality. In the near term, PT Angkasa Pura (AP) II will provide a license to use the terminal 3 for the entire flight operation of IAA.

"Beginning next September we have been granted permission to IndonesiaAirAsia to operate in the terminal 3. Later planned to co-exist with other airlines such as Wings Air and Mandala Airlines that still wanted to fly," said Managing Director of AP II, Tri S Sunoko in Jakarta.

Director of operations and Techniques AP II, Salahuddin Rafi said, IAA international flight operations transfers made ​​to reduce the burden of international flights at the terminal 2 which is quite high. "International flight of Indonesia AirAsia is not much. But at least to reduce the existing burden, and could facilitate the IAA itself," said Rafi.

According to him, the capacity of Terminal 3 have been yet used to the maximum is 4 million passengers. In 2010 only 1.9 million passengers traveled by. Now estimated to be reduced, because Mandala Airlines no longer in operation. "Therefore, we provide international flights of Indonesia AirAsia to terminal 3, to be maximum," he said.

Next year, he explained, it is estimated there will be many more airlines are using the terminal 3 of Soekarno Hatta Airport, due to capacity will increase to 25 million passengers per year.

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