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Garuda Indonesia switches to B737-800NG for Makassar-Palu route

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, October 7, 2018  /  03:02 pm
Garuda Indonesia switches to B737-800NG for Makassar-Palu route

A Garuda Indonesia aircraft prepares to depart from Ahmad Yani International Airport's new terminal in Semarang, Central Java, on June 6. (JP/Suherdjoko)

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia started operating on Sunday a route connecting Makassar, South Sulawesi, and Palu in Central Sulawesi using a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft.

The route was previously covered by an ATR 72-600.

The change was possible after improvements made to Mutiara Sis Al Jufrie Airport in Palu.

Read also: Palu airport opens 24 hours for relief flights

Operating once a day, the service departs from Makassar at 1:55 p.m. local time and leaves Palu at 4 p.m.

Passengers who needed to check their flight schedule can do so by contacting the airline’s 24-hour call center for Makassar by phone or WhatsApp at +65811 441 4747, +6221-23519999 or +62804 1 807 807. (kes)