Tuesday, May 29, 2012

GARUDA INDONESIA expects 10% rise in passenger numbers


PT Garuda Indonesia Airlines Limited (GIAA) targeting an increase in passenger numbers by 10% in the second quarter compared to first quarter 2012 of 4.6 million passengers. While the first quarter of 2011 compared with year-on-year (yoy), there will be an increase of 20%.

"For the next quarters, the relative has the same growth," said Elisa Lumbantoruan, Director of Marketing and Sales PT Garuda Indonesia.

According to Elisa, the increase was due the addition of the aircraft that carried out by PT Garuda Indonesia. The company will operate 194 aircraft in 2015. On the other hand, the company is also to increase the utilization of operational aircraft. "Now we have 92 aircraft," he said.

Flight to Jakarta-Taipei route, added Elisa, PT Garuda Indonesia passengers projected occupancy rate (load factor) of 70%. With daily flights (daily flight) or seven times a week. "The reason to reopen, we see the traffic from the airline China Airlines and EVA Air up to 110 flights per week from Taipei to Indonesia," she said.

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