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Garuda Indonesia adds third flight between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta

July 11, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Garuda Indonesia, the airline of Indonesia has announced the addition of a third daily flight between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta. The new service which will start from 11 August 2014, will operate using a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft, featuring Garuda Indonesia’s ‘Nature’s Wing’ livery, signature interior and upgraded on-board services.

The new outbound service, GA 817, will depart Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6pm and arrive in Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 7.10pm. The inbound flight, GA 816, will depart Jakarta at 2:55pm, arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 5pm.

“Malaysia is an important market for Garuda and we are constantly looking to improve our flight offerings to provide both business and leisure travellers with more choice and convenience. Our three flight times throughout the day will ensure scheduling flexibility, enabling more efficient connections for our travellers,” said Sentot Mujiono, Vice President, Southeast Asia, Garuda Indonesia.

Connecting via Jakarta, Garuda Indonesia connects passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Australia, Japan, Korea, China, North America and Europe. Through a codeshare partnership with Delta Air Lines starting August, Garuda Indonesia will expand its network to service passengers between Tokyo (Haneda) International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport expanding the options available for travel between US and Indonesia. The airline recently launched the first ever non-stop flight between Jakarta and Amsterdam which will be connected to its new London Gatwick service starting in September 2014 (Jakarta – Amsterdam – London).

The airline has also announced its move to a new office in Kuala Lumpur from 24 June to the Intermark Mall.

Passengers on Garuda Indonesia will have the opportunity to enjoy the airline’s unique service concept known as the ‘Garuda Indonesia Experience’, which combines warm Indonesian hospitality with quality service that emphasizes safety and comfort.

Garuda Indonesia was named ‘ASEAN Premium Airline of the Year’ at the inaugural LIMA 2013 ASEAN Commercial Aviation Awards and voted “The World’s Best Economy Class”, by Skytrax, recognizing the airline’s outstanding achievements. The airline is also a member of the SkyTeam alliance.

Garuda Indonesia’s daily flight schedule between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta:

Kuala Lumpur (3X Daily effective 11 August 2014)

GA819 KUALA LUMPUR – JAKARTA          0810    0910

GA821 KUALA LUMPUR – JAKARTA          1250    1355

GA817 KUALA LUMPUR – JAKARTA           1800    1910 (new service)

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