Govt Records 2.38 Million Air Travelers during Christmas Holidays

Cahya Mulyana    •    27 Desember 2017 15:58 WIB
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Govt Records 2.38 Million Air Travelers during Christmas Holidays
Illustration (Photo: Antara /Anis Efizudin)

Jakarta: The Transportation Ministry recorded 2,379,309 air travelers during Christmas holidays, an increase of 7.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

The ministry observed 35 domestic airports from December 18-25. The agency cooperated with related stakeholders at the domestic airports.

"We will prepare better measures to ancipate New Year holidays. I have instructed all stakeholders to follow all regulations," The Transportation Ministry's Air Transportation Director General Agus Santoso said.

According to the data, there were 361,040 international travelers during Christmas holidays. The figure decreased by 1.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

In addition to that, there were 17.494 flights from during Christmas holidays. The figure increased by 9.3 percent compared to the same period last year.


(WAH)