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Garuda to add more flights for IMF-WB meetings

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 12 2018   /  02:58 am

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will add more international flight routes to anticipate a growing number of airline passengers, particularly those heading to Bali for the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank (WB) Annual Meetings, from Oct. 12 to 14 on the resort island.“We will add 14 international flight routes per day, from Oct. 6 to 11,” said Garuda Indonesia president director Pahala N Mansury in Tangerang on Monday.He said the flag carrier would provide a total of 27,000 seats in anticipation of the arrival of around 21,000 participants to the IMF-WB Annual Meetings.In addition, Garuda Indonesia has also planned to switch 12 existing routes to expedite the arrivals in Bali. For instance, departures from Incheon, South Korea, to Jakarta would be rerouted directly to Bali instead.“We also plan to alter the route from Haneda Airport, Japan, to Jakarta,” Pahala sa...