Ministry of Transport recorded a passenger growth during the transport of Christmas 2015 and New Year 2016 I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali. On 18 December 2015-28 December 2015 counted as many as 306 647 domestic passengers, up 6.29% meet the airport.
In the past year, the number of passengers recorded only 288 493 people in the same period. The same thing is true of international passengers reached 269 805 people, up 10.2% compared to last year during the same period.
“The increase in the number of aircraft movements were not significant compared with the increase in passenger numbers occurred because the airline using wide body aircraft that can carry more passengers,” explains Head of Public Communication Ministry of Transportation JA Barata through a press release on Wednesday (30/12/2015).
The use of wide-bodied aircraft that just trigger an increase in the number of aircraft movements domestic routes as much as 0.31% or 2,230 times compared to last year during the same period. Meanwhile, the number of aircraft movements rose 4.66% on international routes as much as 1,592 times.
In total, 13 airports managed by PT Angkasa Pura I during the period of December 18, 2015 until December 27, 2015 was recorded as 2.49 million passengers, up 11.68 percent over the same period last year.
While the total number of aircraft movements reached 18 773 times, up 2.64 percent compared to the same period last year as many as 18 291 times. The peak in I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport occurred on January 2, 2016.