Garuda Indonesia will launch direct flights
between Jakarta and Tokyo at the end of August. From 31 August
2010, GA 884 flying Jakarta - Tokyo will depart at 23.50 to arrive
in Tokyo at 09.00.
The return flight, GA 885, will leave Tokyo at
12.00 to arrive in Jakarta at 17.45. The new service uses Airbus
330-200 that has a capacity of 222 passengers with a seating
configuration of 36 passengers in Executive Class and 186
passengers in Economy Class.
Garuda Indonesia President and CEO, Emirsyah
Satar said, “In light of with the growing trade
relations between the two countries, we dedicate this direct
service from Jakarta-Tokyo to passengers who are traveling on
business to and from both countries. This service will ultimately
add to the comfort and facility of traveling between Jakarta and
Tokyo, particularly for Garuda Indonesia passengers.”
Garuda Indonesia already flies to other
cities in Japan from Denpasar, such as to Nagoya three times a
week and to Osaka five times a week, in addition to a daily
schedule to Tokyo via Denpasar.
For passengers traveling from Japan,
Garuda offers a new
service, namely “Immigration on-Board”, which offers passengers
with immigration assistance by issuing Visa On Arrival on board.
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