Garuda gets access to extra capacity from Hong Kong to Bali
Garuda Indonesia, the growing national carrier of Indonesia, has agreed to offer its passengers easy access to the twice daily servce between Hong Kong and the international airport for Bali (Denpasar) opertaed by Hong Kong Airlines, through the use of an inter airline codeshare agreement.
Garuda passengers can now purchase tickets on these services using the "GA" code and under the agreement passengers of Hong Kong Airlines will be able to use the “HX” code on Garuda Indonesia’s twice-daily flights between Hong Kong and their home base at Jakarta. Both routes have Business and Economy classes available and whilst the Garuda services to Denpasar are mainly aimed at leisure orientated travellers, the ultra high-end quality accommodation available in Bali will ensure that the Business Class cabin is popular year round on this important route. Jakarta, as Indonesia's capital city and Hong Konk as a major commerial centre is assured of business travellers flying between two of the great banking, industrial and commercial powerhouses of South East Asia.
Garuda go large with big Boeing order
The five star national carrier of Indonesia, Garuda Indonesia is continuing its progress towards becoming one of the world's great airlines with the announcement of a large order for new aircraft direct from the US manufacturers, Boeing.
The order for new medium-haul aircraft covers 110 aircraft, including thirty Boeing 787-9's, eighty B737 Max 8s aircraft which also contains the order for fifty B737 Max 8s, previously announced in October 2014.
Garuda Indonesia has undergone a dramatic turnaround over the last decade which a focus on providing world-class passenger service, using new aircraft and an intelligent route rationalisation programme.
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Garuda gets European boost with Amsterdam increase in flights
Garuda indonesia, the national carrier transformed into onto of the world's top airlines, has announced that is increasing the number of weekly flights it operates between Amsterdam and Jakarta from July 22nd 2015.
In response to rising demand from passengers wishing to fly on an airline which is building an increasingly strong reputation for the quality of its overall passenger performance, Garuda has added an extra frequency to its flagship Amsterdam to Jakarta service, moving from the current five times weekly to six times, using a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft able to carry 314 passengers in First Class, Business Class, and Economy Class.
At the same time, Garuda's Jakarta to London Gatwick (via Amsterdam) service, drops to three times a week and the flights from Jakarta also now will operate through Singapore. As London is an important part of Garuda's future plans, the airline is looking to work closely with other carriers flying between London and Amsterdam to complement its own service and feed its flights from Amsterdam to Indonesia.
Garuda Indonesia is a main sponsor of Liverpool Football Club in the U.K
Garuda Indonesia and Air Timor cop-operation announced
Growing five star airline, Garuda Indonesia, has announced a new partnership agreement through its domestic subsidiary, Citilink, with tiny Air Timor to start a daily service between Denpasar, the main airport for the resorts of Bali and the capital of Timor, Dili.
Garuda Indonesia started flying between the two airports on June 1st with a CRJ-1000 aircraft switching to Cititlink service using a Boeing 737 from September 01st 2015.
Within the terms of the new agreement a maximum four of aircraft can be used on flights to East Timor with
possible destinations including the Oecussi enclave in West Timor and Baucau.
Air Timor operates one Cessna (single turboprop) 208B Grand Caravan and charters an A319-100 from Singapore's SilkAir (MI, Singapore Changi) to service its own flights from Dili to Denpasar as well as to Singapore Changi.
Garuda launches Direct Jakarta to Tokyo flights
Garuda Indonesia will introduce direct flights on the Jakarta-Tokyo-Jakarta route.