BANDUNG-General Manager PT. Angkasa Pura II Husein Sastranegara Airport Bandung, Eko Prihadi said entering the H-6 Idul Fitri 1438 H. Activities at Husein Airport was crowded even the number of passengers increased up to 9 thousand people.
According to Eko, since the last H-9, the number of passengers did increase compared to the beginning of fasting, for that Husein Sastranegara Airport has increased the number of flights. It then also impacts on the number of flights with only 29-30 frequency, up to 37-39 Frequency of flight.
"At the beginning of fasting only 6 thousand increased to 9 thousand passengers per day," he told reporters on Monday (19/06/2017).
Eko added that the increase in the number of passengers encouraged the airport to add several flights to and from the direction of Bandung.
"Anticipating the surge of passengers there is the addition of some extra flight to and from the direction of Bandung.
Eko explained from three airlines namely Wings Air, Garuda Indonesia and Citylink which will add one frequency flight to Surabaya, then also Wings Air who has started an extra flight to Tanjung Karang.
"The addition is made by three airlines, namely Garuda Indonesia, Citylink, and Wings Air," he said
Eko revealed, for this year's Lebaran festivities, the most visited areas by the community are Denpasar and Surabaya.
"While the number of requests from Tanjung Karang will be served by Wings Air airlines," pungkanya. (MAT)