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Garuda Indonesia launches Jakarta-Nagoya direct flight

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, March 25, 2019  /  05:32 pm
Garuda Indonesia launches Jakarta-Nagoya direct flight

A Garuda Indonesia aircraft. (Shutterstock.com/cesc_assawin)

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia officially launched a new route connecting Jakarta and Nagoya, Japan, on Saturday.

The Airbus 330 used for the route has a capacity of 222 seats, comprising 36 business and 186 economy seats.

The GA-884 coded flight flies four days a week, on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The direct flight is scheduled to depart from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, at 10:35 p.m. and arrive at Chubu Centrair International Airport the next day at 7:25 a.m. local time.

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Meanwhile, the Jakarta-bound flight departs from Nagoya at 10 a.m. local time.

The airline’s president director Ari Ashkara said in a press release that the new service was among Garuda Indonesia’s efforts to maintain the growing and increasingly promising market share of the Japan-Indonesia flight network.

At the same time, the new route also aimed to support the government's program to increase investment in manufacturing and attracting 20 million tourists in 2019. (jes/kes)