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Tue, 24 November 2015

Garuda Indonesia Launches Bali - Guangzhou Flights

[HD video below] Garuda Indonesia has launched direct flights between Denpasar (Bali) and Guangzhou, China.

Garuda Indonesia will operate the Denpasar - Guangzhou (GA 896) route three times per week, every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

The flight will depart from Denpasar at 23:45 to arrive in Guangzhou at 05:00. Flights on the Guangzhou - Denpasar sector (GA 897) will operate every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Flights will depart from Guangzhou is at 06:15 to arrive in Denpasar at 12:00. On this new route, Garuda operates a Boeing 737-800 NG with a capacity of 12 passengers in business class and 150 passengers in economy class.

With the launching of this new Denpasar Guangzhou service, Garuda now flies to China 24 times a week, to Shanghai - Jakarta (7 times), Beijing - Jakarta (4 times), Beijing - Denpasar (3 times), Guangzhou - Jakarta (7 times) and the newest service, Denpasar - Guangzhou Denpasar (3 times).

"Now, more than ever, Garuda Indonesia is ready to cash in on the huge potential Chinese market, as Chinese tourists visiting Indonesia between January-August 2015 reached 489,233 tourists or an increase of 25.56% compared to the same period in 2014, which only reached 389,627 tourists," said Garuda Indonesia's Director of Services, Nicodemus P. Lampe.

Garuda Indonesia's flight from China to Denpasar will connect with other domestic services across the archipelago, including, among others: Yogyakarta, Ujung Pandang, Manado and Labuan Bajo.

Apart from flying to Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, Garuda Indonesia also flies 21 times per week to Hong Kong, including Hong Kong - Jakarta (14 times) and Hong Kong - Denpasar (7 times).

See also: Indonesia's Minister of Transportation, Mr. Ignasius Jonan giving the Keynote Address at the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) 2015 Assembly of Presidents on 13 November at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali as well as Mr. M. Arif Wibowo, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia gives a Welcome Address at the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) 2015 Assembly of Presidents.

Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-800 NG (filmed in 2010)

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Garuda, Indonesia, Guangzhou, Bali

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