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Garuda launches new services to net more Japanese travelers

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 22 2010   /  10:52 am

Visa on board: Japanese passengers in Narita airport, Tokyo, apply for visa on board service on Thursday. State airline company PT Garuda Indonesia, in cooperation with the immigration office, has launched a service that provides a visa application procedure on board a plane carrying tourists from Japan to Indonesia. JP/Andi HaswidiState airline company PT Garuda Indonesia, in cooperation with the immigration office, has launched an onboard visa application service on inbound flights from Japan.The introduction of the service coincides with the launch of a premium tour and travel operation in Japan, managed by Garuda’s local partner and subsidiary.The maiden flight of the “visa on board” service began Thursday, carrying approximately 180 tourists from Tokyo’s Narita International Airport to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali.Each tourist is required, after checki...