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Garuda Expands Network with Etihad Codeshare

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As part of its flight network expansion programme, Garuda Indonesia is increasing services to Frankfurt, Brussels, Milan, Dusseldorf, Munich, and Bahrain through a codesharing agreement with Etihad Airways.

With the addition of these six new destinations, Garuda now acts as marketing carrier for Etihad Airways thirteen destinations. The other seven cities are Abu Dhabi, London, Paris, Manchester, Moscow, Athens, and Muscat. Garuda flies to these thirteen destinations out of its Abu Dhabi hub.

As for Etihad Airways, it currently serves as marketing carrier for seven of Garuda Indonesia destinations, including Denpasar, Manado, Surabaya, Balikpapan, Makassar, Amsterdam, and Abu Dhabi.

Garuda Indonesia also plans to increase flight frequency on the Jakarta Amsterdam via Abu Dhabi service, from four times a week to six times a week starting 21 June 2013.

Furthermore, as of June 2013, Garuda Indonesia will begin serving the Jakarta Perth route which is a codesharing flight between Garuda Indonesia and Etihad Airways. The flight schedule will adjust to those of flights to and from Dhabi to facilitate Garuda Indonesia and Etihad Airways passengers travelling from the Middle East, Europe, and beyond to Western Australia and vice versa, added Garuda Indonesia President & CEO, Emirsyah Satar

Etihad Airways President & CEO, James Hogan added, This agreement not only shortens passengers travel time to and from their favorite destinations to under three hours, but also allows them to enjoy quick connections between Jakarta, Manchester, Geneva, and Brussels.

Garuda, Indonesia, Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi

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