Garuda Indonesia is to launch reduced and
rescheduled flights between Bangkok and Jakarta from 16 May.
The new thrice-weekly daytime flights will
replace overnight fligthts, which operated seven nights a week.
The new service will now operate from Bangkok
and Jakarta every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday using Boeing 737
Flight GA867 will depart from Bangkok’s
Suvarnabhumi Airport at 15.10 and arrive at Soekarno-Hatta Airport
in Jakarta at 18.35 local time.
The return service, GA866, will
take off at 10.30 and arrive in Bangkok at 14.00.
General Manager for Thailand, Myanmar, Laos & Cambodia, Garuda
Indonesia, said, “The change in schedule is due to an increase in
passenger demand for daytime flights into Jakarta. It also allows
passengers to make easy onward connections to other regional
cities or domestic destinations.”
The three-hour flight to
Jakarta from Bangkok can accommodate a total of 96 passengers in a
two class configuration – 12 passengers in Executive Class and 84
Earlier this year, Garuda Indonesia
announced the launch of 18 domestic and regional routes including
Jakarta-Lampung, Jakarta-Malang, Jakarta-Kendari, Jakarta-Kupang,
Jakarta-Jambi, Denpasar- Mataram, Shanghai-Denpasar, Surabaya-Hong
Kong and Denpasar-Hong Kong.
In July, Garuda Indonesia will also
operate Jakarta – Sydney and Jakarta – Melbourne services as well
as Denpasar – Brisbane in November.
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