Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia,
is expanding its services across Southeast Asia by increasing
frequency and capacity to Jakarta and Bali from key regional
The airline will increase its flights
from thrice-weekly to a daily service from 25 October 2009. The new
daily service will operate non-stop from Bangkok to Jakarta
with Boeing 737 aircraft.
will also double frequencies from Malaysia’s capital city Kuala
Lumpur to Jakarta in November, upgrading to twice-daily flights
from its current once a day service.
The Singapore-Jakarta route
will see an increase in frequency to nine flights a day from the
current seven. And in February next year, the airline will
commence a daily service from Hong Kong to Bali from its current
four weekly flights and daily from Hong Kong to Surabaya from its
current three weekly flights.
“This expansion is inline with Garuda Indonesia’s five-year ‘Quantum Leap’ strategy to
increase the number of international departures by more than 300%
to 1,222 a week by 2014,” said Iswandi Said, Senior General
Manager – Area Asia, Europe & Middle East, Garuda Indonesia.
month, Garuda Indonesia will operate its new 222-seater A330-200
aircraft from Singapore and Hong Kong to Jakarta which features
the airlines new ‘Nature’s Wing’ livery, signature interior and
upgraded on-board service.
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