May 2018, Garuda Adds Jakarta-Perth Flight

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, February 03 2018 - 22:24 IWST

Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Garuda Indonesia Airlines

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - National Airlines, Garuda Indonesia increased its flight frequency from Jakarta to Perth from four times to five times per week starting May 4, 2018.

Director of Garuda Indonesia Cargo Sigit Muhartono in a written statement in Jakarta, Friday (2/2/2018), said the additional seat capacity is intended to accommodate the increasing market demand between the two cities.

"The increase in flight frequency is also a form of Garuda Indonesia's support for the improvement of Indonesia's tourism industry, in particular facilitating Australian tourists from Perth to fly to Jakarta and then to other domestic areas through the availability of seats," he said.

Sigit who also oversees the development of international routes Garuda Indonesia said that the addition of flight frequency Jakarta-Perth is an effort of Garuda Indonesia to contribute to the growth of Indonesian tourism in particular 10 priority destinations set by the government.

"Australia is one of the growing and potential markets for Garuda Indonesia, and the proximity of Indonesia and Australia, especially Perth, makes the number of service users between the two countries to visit Indonesia for business, tourism, education and health," he said.

The additional frequency of the Jakarta-Perth flight is operated every Friday with departure from Jakarta at 10.25 WIB and arrives in Perth at 16.00, then departs from Perth at 17:40 local time and arrives in Jakarta at 21:35 WIB.

Currently Garuda Indonesia has served as many as 35 flights from Indonesia to Australia including Jakarta-Melbourne PP (five times a week), Jakarta-Sydney pp (five times a week), Jakarta-Perth (four times a week), Denpasar-Perth (seven times a week ), Denpasar-Sydney (seven times a week) and Denpasar-Melbourne PP (eight times a week).

All flights are served by Airbus 330-200 / 300 aircraft with a capacity of 287 seats, except Jakarta-Perth PP currently using Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft with a capacity of 162 seats. (Ant)

News Comment

Today's Industry

Grab (Ist)

Kamis, 11 Oktober 2018 - 12:36 WIB

Women Activists Criticize GRAB Indonesia on Victims Harassment Mediation

A number of women activists express their anger and regret at the GRAB Indonesia. The Malaysian applicator response to bring together between a driver partner who is allegedly harassed his passengers…

Panen Padi (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 03:30 WIB

Banten Lebak Farmers Harvest 55,622 Tons of Dry Grain

Lebak-Petani in Lebak Regency, Banten, during September 2018 harvests rice in an area of ​​9,347 hectares of paddy fields with a production of 55,622 tons of dried pungut (GKP) grain.

Bawang Merah (Ist)

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 03:00 WIB

Kelompok Tani Sengingi Riau Panen Bawang Merah

Kuantan Singing - Beken Jaya Benai Farmer Group in Kuantan Singingi Regency, Riau Province harvesting shallots up to tens of tons managed on a quarter hectare of land, the results can improve…

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 02:30 WIB

PT Pertamina Lubricants Wins Two TOP CSR 2018 Awards

Jakarta - PT Pertamina Lubricants managed to bring home two awards at the TOP CSR 2018 TOP CSR category on Lubricants Business, namely for the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Enduro Student…

Listrik Ilustrasi

Senin, 08 Oktober 2018 - 02:00 WIB

Electrical System in Central Sulawesi is 75% Normal

Jakarta - Electricity, telecommunications, roads, airports and fuel supply (BBM) infrastructure have begun to recover in areas affected by the earthquake in Central Sulawesi. Assistance from…