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GARUDA INDONESIA LAUNCHES DEDICATED SINGAPORE SERVICE
Airline announces 10th flight from Singapore-Jakarta starting 3 December 2014


Singapore, 25 November 2014 : Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, today announced the launch of a dedicated service for passengers travelling from Singapore to Jakarta. The airline will also add a 10th daily flight between Singapore and Jakarta starting 3 December 2014, making it a frequency leader for this route.

The route will be serviced by a fleet of technologically-advanced Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The airline has also localized elements of the signature Garuda Indonesia on-board experience including in-flight meals customised to suit the local palate such as Ayam Panggang (Grilled Turmeric Chicken) and Bumbu Rojak (Asian Spicy Salad) for Business Class and Chicken Dum Briyani for Economy Class passengers.

At Soekarna-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, there will be a preferred baggage handling service and a dedicated belt for passengers arriving from Singapore. In addition, all passengers from Singapore will have access to the Emerald Sky Lounge when travelling onwards to domestic destinations with a transit time of three hours or more.

“The Singapore-Jakarta route is one the most important in our network which is why we are investing further to offer passengers unparalleled comfort and convenience when travelling with us. As a frequency leader for the route with the launch of our 10th flight, Garuda Indonesia is the best option for both business and leisure travellers flying to Jakarta and beyond from Singapore,” said Sentot Mujiono, Vice President, Region Southeast Asia, Garuda Indonesia.

The new flight will operate using a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft, which features Garuda Indonesia’s ‘Nature’s Wing’ livery, signature interior and upgraded on-board services. The new outbound service, GA 847, will depart Changi Airport at 2.05pm and arrive in Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 3pm. The inbound flight, GA 846, will depart Jakarta at 09:40am, arriving in Singapore at 12:30pm. To celebrate the launch of its 10th flight, Garuda Indonesia will be running a promotion from now till 23 December 2014 where selected return Business Class flights will be on sale from S$778.

In addition, from now through 15 December 2014, GarudaMiles members can earn bonus miles when booking any Garuda Indonesia flight. First and Business class passengers will be able to enjoy triple miles and Economy Class passengers will also receive double miles when travelling from now to 15 December 2014 to any of Garuda Indonesia’s 71 destinations worldwide.

The fares are available for purchase online from http://www.garuda-indonesia.com or the Garuda Indonesia sales office from 9am – 5pm at United Square, 101 Thomson Road, #12-03. Terms and conditions apply. Please call the reservation department at +65 6250 2888 for more details.

After winning the title "World's Best Regional Airline" in 2012, Garuda Indonesia was named “World’s Best Economy Class” last year and ‘World's Best Airline Cabin Crew’ by Skytrax this year. Garuda Indonesia officially became the 20th member of the SkyTeam alliance in March 2014.