Jakarta, March 21, 2021 - To provide more comfort for passengers and to optimize passenger loading capacity, Garuda Indonesia airlines starting on Monday (22/3) will operate wide-body aircraft on the Jakarta - Denpasar route - Jakarta.
Some of these widebody aircraft include the B777 - 300 ER with a capacity of 314 passengers (triple class) and 393 passengers (dual-class), A330-200 with a capacity of 222 passengers, A330-300 with a capacity of 287 passengers, and A330-900 Neo with a capacity of 301 passengers.
As previously, the Jakarta - Denpasar - Jakarta flight route was mostly served with a B737-800 NG fleet with a capacity of 162 passengers on each flight.
The President Director of Garuda Indonesia, Irfan Setiaputra, said that the operation of wide-body aircraft on the Jakarta - Denpasar - Jakarta flight service is Garuda Indonesia's effort to continue maximizing public access to the Jakarta - Denpasar - Jakarta flight sector, which is one of the routes with the airline. Highest flight frequency traffic in Indonesia.
Also, this step is part of the Company's strategic effort in strengthening the market segment for Garuda Indonesia flights to Bali, which is one of the gateways for national tourism.
"The steps to optimize passenger entry, of course, are always in line with the commitment to implement physical distancing during flights, which is the main focus of the value of Garuda Indonesia's flight services during this new habit adaptation period," said Irfan.
"We certainly hope that the operation of this wide-body aircraft can be an added value for all passengers in Garuda Indonesia's efforts to provide safe and comfortable flight services by always prioritizing flight services that are consistent in implementing health protocols in all of its operational lines," concluded Irfan.
Currently, Garuda Indonesia serves about 56 flights for the Jakarta - Denpasar vv route every week from 104 flights served by Garuda Indonesia to and from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar.
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