Jakarta, 30 September 2019 - Indonesian National Flag Carrier Garuda Indonesia, starting on October 1st will launch new services Denpasar - Medan - Amsterdam flight route as a part of the airline's efforts to expand its international flight network. This new service is expected to provide various choice for passengers flying to Amsterdam which previously served with direct flight Jakarta - Amsterdam vv.
The presence of Denpasar - Medan - Amsterdam flight route is also a part of the airline's support to strengthen potential tourism sector in North Sumatera and Bali
Denpasar - Medan – Amsterdam flight route will be served with Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 36 business class and 186 economy class configuration. The passengers will able to fly Denpasar - Medan - Amsterdam sixth days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday).
Commercial Director of Garuda Indonesia, Pikri Ilham Kurniansyah said, "For the passengers who already have flight ticket for Jakarta - Amsterdam service, we will fly them through Kualanamu from Jakarta then continue their flight to Amsterdam, this policy is also applied vice versa”.
Pikri further explained, "The opening of this service is also a part of airline's commitment to strengthen international connectivity for Garuda Indonesia’s flight network as well as to meet the high demand from Amsterdam – Denpasar market"
The opening of this service also support government efforts to accelerate the development of Indonesia tourism with a number of leading tourism destinations in Indonesia such as Medan and Bali. “As one of the busiest airline hub in west Indonesia, Medan has become the strategic destinations for Garuda Indonesia to provide various flight connectivity to Amsterdam and vice versa”, said Pikri.
Medan has been known as one of the most favorite place to visit for Europe tourist which intended to see and feel the beautiful scenery of Lake Toba that known famously around the globe, and to visit the Orang Utan conservation in Bohorok, Bukit Lawang.
Therefore, this new flight service will boost Medan as one of strategic network hub for domestic and international route.
Moreover, Pikri added, “The flight Denpasar - Kualanamu - Amsterdam can directly connect with flight from Jakarta, since Medan and Denpasar are currently having at least forty flight schedule from and to Jakarta on daily basis”.
Denpasar - Medan - Amsterdam will depart from Ngurah Rai International Airport at 20.25 LT by GA 088 and arrive at Kualanamu International Airport at 23.15 LT, it will continue to Amsterdam at 23.55 LT and arrive at Schipol International Airport at 07.50 LT.
Meanwhile, flight from Amsterdam will serve with GA 089 which depart from Schipol International Airport at 12.05 LT and arrive at Kualanamu International Airport, Medan at 06.25 LT. The flight continues depart to Denpasar at 07.05 LT and arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport at 11.05 LT.
For further information about flight schedule, ticket and reservation adjustment, please contact Garuda Indonesia call center 0 804 1 807 807, or check frequently Garuda Indonesia official social media on Twitter @garudacares and Facebook Garuda Indonesia.
PT GARUDA INDONESIA (PERSERO) TBK
VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE SECRETARY
M. IKHSAN ROSAN