Garuda Indonesia Launches Flights to London

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Garuda Indonesia today launched flights between Jakarta and London via Amsterdam.

Garuda will operate the route five times per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The new flights are being operated with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft capable of carrying 314 passengers, in a three-class configuration.

The aircraft is equipped with inflight connectivity facilities that include WiFi and Live TV for passengers in all classes, as well as a chef on board for First Class passengers.

Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales of Garuda Indonesia Mr. Erik Meijer, said, "We are very pleased to be able to add London to our extensive global network. There are strong business, educational and cultural ties between Indonesia and The United Kingdom, and we believe this new service will further boost those activities amongst two countries, whilst offering easier access for travelers from UK to Indonesia, which now is one of the fastest economic growth centers in the world."

Following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance on March 2014, Garuda decided to make Amsterdam its hub for Europe and beyond. The airline started flying non-stop between Jakarta and Amsterdam on 30 May 2014.

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