JAKARTA, Indonesia – Garuda Indonesia has increased service between Jakarta and Sydney from three to seven flights per week utilizing a Boeing 737-800NG to service the route.
According to a company source, the decision to add flights came in response to growing demand evidenced by passenger volume from Jakarta to Sydney surpassing volume to Bali by as much as ten percent during November and December 2010.
Garuda Indonesia Senior Australia General Manager, Bagus Y. Siregar, remarked that the decision to add flights on the Jakarta/Sydney route demonstrates a commitment to tourism in Jakarta. “We foresee that … with daily services from Sydney to Jakarta, we will provide our customers with endless opportunity for travel and encourage the continued growth of Jakarta, not only as a popular Indonesian destination, but as Asia’s newest gateway to the globe.”
ABOUT GARUDA INDONESIA:
Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia’s largest carrier, is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. The airline currently serves 43 domestic and international destinations.
GARUDA INDONESIA EQUIPMENT:
The Garuda Indonesia fleet is composed of three B-747-400s, six A-330-300s, and 39 B-737s (300, 400, 500, and 800 series).
GARUDA INDONESIA ROUTE OVERVIEW:
Garuda Indonesia is based in Jakarta at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and flies to:
INDONESIA: Ampenan, Banda Aceh, Balam, Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, Biak, Denpasar, Jakarta, Jayapura, Kuala Lumpur, Makassar, Menado, Medan, Padang, Palembang, Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Semarang, Singapore, Solo, Surabaya, Timika, Yogykarta
INTERNATIONAL: Adelaide, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Dammam, Darwin, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Melbourne, Nagoya, Osaka, Perth, Riyadh, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney