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Garuda Indonesia to Increase Bangkok Flights

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[HD video below] Garuda Indonesia will increase flights on its Bangkok-Jakarta route to a double daily service from 17 June 2011.

The new flight will operate using the airlines Boeing 737-800NG aircraft which features Garuda Indonesias Natures Wing livery, signature interior and upgraded on-board services such as individual touch-screen LCD TVs with Audio-Video on Demand entertainment systems.

Garuda Indonesia currently operates a daily service from Bangkok to Jakarta which departs Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi Airport at 2.10pm, arriving in Jakarta at 5.35pm. The inbound flight departs Jakartas Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 9.45am to arrive in Bangkok at 1.10pm.

Effective 17 June 2011, the new outbound flight will depart Bangkok at 5.10pm and arrive in Jakarta at 8.35pm. The inbound service will depart at 12.50pm, arriving in Bangkok at 4.15pm.

Weve seen a continued surge in demand since the introduction of our daily service over a year ago, due to our convenient flight timings and network that allows passengers to make easy connections to other regional cities from Jakarta, said Bambang Sunan, General Manager for Thailand, Myanmar, Laos & Cambodia, Garuda Indonesia. Passenger travel to Jakarta continues to grow and with the additional flight, we will have the ability to better meet our customers needs.

To celebrate the introduction of this additional service, Garuda Indonesia is offering promotional fares to Bali, Jakarta, Jogjakarta and Surabaya that range from THB8,000 to THB9,500, valid for travel between 17 June 30 September. Terms and conditions apply.

Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-800NG

The above video was shot at the Singapore Airshow in 2010. See more: Videos from Singapore Airshow and Asian Aerospace 2011.

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