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Garuda celebrates 50 years of flights to Singapore

by on February 1, 2016
 

Garuda Indonesia celebrated the golden jubilee of its operations to Singapore, one of the airline’s most important markets, recently. The event was celebrated with the holding of a GA50 Carnival event at Terminal 3 Singapore Changi Airport. After a rocky few years, Garuda Indonesia was also able to celebrate its transformation into one of Asia’s most successful airlines and it’s now included in the list of the world’s five star airlines.

With ten daily flights between Jakarta and Singapore, the Jakarta-Singapore route is one of the most important and busiest routes in Garuda Indonesia’s network and the airline currently operates over 90 weekly direct flights from Singapore to four destinations – Bali, Jakarta, Surabaya and Amsterdam.

….. Southeast Asia is a very important region for Garuda Indonesia, while Singapore in particular is a key growth market. Garuda Indonesia’s flights in the Jakarta-Singapore route have played an important role in improving economic ties as well as cultural exchanges between the two countries. Today, just as half a century ago, Singapore remains a partner in growth as well as an important market for Garuda Indonesia. Director of Commercial of Garuda Indonesia, Handayani

Garuda Indonesia Moves UK home to London Heathrow

Garuda Indonesia is now looking forward to future growth through their new Sky Beyond program, with the aim of further strengthening their international network.

Starting 31st March 2016, the airline will operate non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Jakarta for the first time and one-stop flights from Jakarta to London via Singapore with a service frequency of five times a week, departing every day except Monday and Friday.

The Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass

Garuda Indonesia has also launched the Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass in an effort to promote Indonesia’s tourist destinations beyond Bali, boosting around within Indonesia by offering seamless traveling within the archipelago .

The Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass is a travel pass product that provides simplicity and affordable prices to travel around Indonesia and will be available in three themes:

  • Underwater Pass that offers the most beautiful underwater destinations such as: Denpasar, Lombok, Semarang, Labuan Bajo, Manado, Sorong, Berau, Ambon, Ternate, Bau-bau, Saumlaki, and Sabang.
  • Heritage Pass that offers the most culturally rich destinations such as Jogjakarta, Solo, Semarang, Surabaya, Banyuwangi, Bandung, Denpasar, Tambolaka, Padang, Gunung Sitoli, and Makassar.
  • Adventure Pass that offers the most adventurous yet beautiful destinations such as Denpasar, Lombok, Labuan Bajo, Gunung Sitoli, Ternate, Surabaya, Banyuwangi, Sumbawa, Medan, Padang, Sorong, and Bandung.

The Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass is available immediately and can be issued at Garuda Indonesia Sales Offices, appointed Travel Agents and General Sales Agents (GSA) representatives. The pass can only be purchased from outside Indonesia and must be combined with a Garuda Indonesia international return ticket.

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