Garuda Indonesia’s Singapore-Makassar service
will operate via Balikpapan from 27 July 2012.
With the addition of the Balikpapan route,
Garuda will operate close to 70 weekly flights from Singapore to
four Indonesian destinations including Bali, Jakarta and Makassar.
The new service will operate four times a week
from Changi Airport Terminal 3, departing at 14:00 and arriving in
Balikpapan at 16:25. The same aircraft will then continue on to
Makassar at 17:15, arriving at 18:20.
The return flight from
Makassar will leave the Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport at
08:55, arriving at Balikpapan’s Sepinggan International Airport
at 10:05. It then takes-off for Singapore at 10:55 and touches
down at Changi Airport at 13:10.
constantly looking to improve our flight offerings to provide
Singapore travellers with better connectivity to Indonesia.
Balikpapan is a seaport city, well-positioned as a business hub
with a variety of offerings for both corporate and leisure
travellers. It has remarkable growth potential and we’ve been
seeing a significant rise in domestic demand for air travel
between Makassar and Balikpapan," said Nicodemus Lampe, Vice
President, Area Asia, Garuda Indonesia.
route will operate using the Boeing 737-500 aircraft, which can
accommodate 12 passengers in its Executive Class, and 84 in its
In celebration of the new flight, Garuda Indonesia
is offering a special advance purchase promotion offering special
fares to Balikpapan from as low as Sin$250. The promotional fares
are available for purchase from the Garuda Indonesia ticketing
office in Singapore at United Square, 101 Thomson Road, until
31 July and valid for travel until 30 November 2012. Terms and
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