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Old March 8th, 2011, 09:22 PM   #1121
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Garuda opens tender for Citilink aircraft

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 03/08/2011 11:54 AM | Business
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National flag PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk has initiated a tender for the procurement of aircraft for its low-cost carrier, Citilink, to meet the company’s long-term business target.

Through the procurement, Garuda plans to purchase several Airbus A320 and/or Boeing 737-800 NG passenger aircraft, Garuda Indonesia finance director Elisa Lumbantoruan said Tuesday.

The tender, which is expected to be complete by mid year, is for a procurement by 2015, when [b]Citilink plans to operate 25 aircraft, Elisa said as quoted by kompas.com.

In the short term, at least six Airbus A320 aircraft will be introduced to the fleet beginning in June. Citilink currently operates between 12 and 15 Airbus and Boeing 737 series aircraft. It is also planning to extend its services to Singapore and Malaysia.

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While Mandala is known to be actively courting new capital investors, Diono would not reveal to the press the names of any potential stakeholders, while insisting there are several candidates.

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One of the Airlines major creditors, Lufthansa was among the 37 creditors rejecting the share conversion plan, offering a strategic partnership with Mandala as an alternative. Lufthansa is currently owed around Rp. 89 billion (US$9.9 million).

Hm, mungkin gak yah, LH masuk sebagai investor?
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Garuda Indonesia to add 2nd Daily Jakarta – Hong Kong from mid-Jun 2011

As per 11MAR11 GDS timetable display, Garuda Indonesia is increasing Jakarta – Hong Kong service from 1 to 2 Daily, effective 16JUN11.

The 2nd Daily flight (overall 3rd) operates evening hours from Jakarta and morning from Hong Kong, on board Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Schedule:

GA860 CGK0955 – 1555HKG 332 D
GA876 CGK1700 – 2300HKG 738 D

GA873 HKG0900 – 1300CGK 738 D 17JUN11-
GA863 HKG1655 – 2055CGK 332 D

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Development of several airports in Indonesia by AP I & AP II


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JAKARTA (IFT) – Four construction companies are taking part in the bidding for package 1 of Ngurah Rai Airport Development out of four packages offered by PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero). The four companies are PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT PP (Persero) Tbk, and PT Duta Graha Indah Tbk.

Angkasa Pura I plans to add 56.2 percent of Ngurah Rai capacity from 9.6 million passengers to 15 million passengers per year to balance passenger growth every year with a total budget of Rp 1.91 trillion.

Yudhaprana Sugarda, Deputy Director of Planning Engineering of Angkasa Pura I, said that the bidding process began on November 29, 2010. The four companies passed pre-qualification selection and should submit quotation prices on February 18, 2011. The winner will be determined, at the latest, on March 1, 2011. The construction period is until January 15, 2012.

"The basic price of package 1 is Rp 222.7 billion, which will cover construction of an access road, relocation network, liquid waste management and will replace an international cargo facility and an integrated office building," Yudhaprana told IFT, Wednesday.

Starting next week, the company will open pre-qualification document registration for package 2 and announce the winner on April 1, 2011. The package is composed of the building of a parking building, pedestrian zone, and international terminal building renovation which will change into a domestic terminal, targeted to be finished on April 30, 2013 valued at Rp 350.5 billion.

Package 3 of Rp 1.2 trillion will construct a new international terminal with a capacity of 10 million passengers and a space of 129 thousand square meters. Its tender starts on March 7, 2011 and construction period concludes on April 30 2013.

Package 4 will provide baggage handling system equipment amounting to Rp 100 billion. The bidding will start on April 30, 2011. Construction is targeted to be finished on February 28, 2013.

"All projects are targeted to finish before Q1/2013, before the APEC Summit in September 2013. Angkasa Pura I only involves large construction companies due to the large project value. We need companies with strong funding," he said.

Natal Argawan, corporate secretary of Wijaya Karya, revelead that the company is interested in joining all project biddings in Ngurah Rai. "As long as we have the competencies, we will join the biddings," he said.

Natal said that the company has conducted several airport development projects, among them the Adi Soemarmo airport development, Syarif Kasim II airport in Pekanbaru, Lombok Baru Mataram, as well as in Kualanamu Medan.

"For Kualanamu, we constructed a building for mechanical engineering amounting to Rp 60 billion from Angkasa Pura II and an aircraft fuel depot facility from PT Pertamina (Persero) of more than US$ 20 million," said Natal.

Capital Expenditure of Rp 2.6 Trillion

Tommy Soetomo, President Director of Angkasa Pura II said that the company allocated Rp 2.6 trillion for capital expenditure this year, with 62 percent or Rp 1.61 trillion of it allocated for airport capacity development. Besides Ngurah Rai, Angkasa Pura I also has a plan to develop seven other airports gradually until mid 2013 costing Rp 5.54 trillion.

Airports to be developed are the Juanda Airport in Surabaya with an investment of Rp 408 billion, Sepinggan Airport in Balikpapan (Rp 1.57 trillion), Adisutjipto Airport in Yogyakarta (Rp 162 billion), new airport development in Kulon Progo (Rp 1.2 trillion), Ahmad Yani in Semarang (Rp 150 billion), Syamsudin Noor Airport in Banjarmasin (Rp 110 billion), and El Tari Kupang (Rp 7.4 billion).

Internal funds and loans will be used for the development, said Tommy. Ngurah Rai is financed from internal funds.

Passenger over capacity necessitated the airport development in seven out of 13 airports managed by Angkasa Pura I. They are Ngurah Rai Denpasar, Juanda Surabaya, Sepinggan Balikpapan, Adisutjipto Yogyakarta, Syamsudin Noor Banjarmasin, Ahmad Yani Semarang, dan Eltari Kupang.

In 2010, the company's non-audited operational revenue was Rp 2.26 trillion with an operational profit of Rp 562.8 billion. The revenue increased by 10.3 percent compared to last year's Rp 2.05 trillion. Operational profits increased by 14.2 percent compared to 2009's Rp 492.5 billion. The company targets a revenue of Rp 2.54 trillion and operational profits of Rp 622 billion this year.

Gentur Putro Jati, Rahmat Hidayat

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Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Garuda Indonesia appointed “Official Airline” of SEA Games XXVI 2011

Source http://www.garuda-indonesia.com/news...ames-xxvi-2011

PT. Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk.
and the 26th Indonesia SEA Games Organizing Committee/INASOC signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Monday, 14 March 2011 as a sign of endorsment towards Indonesia as host of the 26th SEA Games 2011. The agreement appoints Garuda Indonesia as the SEA Games XXVI official airline.

Signing the agreement were PT. Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. President & CEO, Emirsyah Satar and the Chairman of INASOC, Rita Subowo. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Andi Malarangeng, and Executive Chairmen INASOC, Rahmat Gobel were also present to witness the event which took place at the Garuda City Center, Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Cengkareng.

The cooperation covers several aspects, among others transportation support, joint campaign to increase public awareness of the SEA Games XXVI, as well as “branding” building and other communications programs.

Commenting on the event, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Andi Malarangeng applauded Garuda Indonesia’s initiative and also expressed his hope that other state-owned companies will do likewise to ensure this year’s Games will be a success.

Meanwhile, Garuda Indonesia President & CEO, Emirsyah Satar said that as “Flag Carrier”, Garuda Indonesia bears the responsibility of contributing to the success of the Government’s programs. Apart from consistently taking part in the development of the nation’s economy through business developments, trade and tourism promotions, Garuda Indonesia has always shown an eagerness to participate in the development of sport in Indonesia. “This afternoon’s MoC signing with INASOC is one way of showing that Garuda Indonesia takes its role seriously in promoting sports in the country,” added Emir.

INASOC Chairman, Rita Subowo also expressed her appreciation of Garuda Indonesia’s support towards INASOC and hope that the airline will be part of the 26th SEA Games’ success this year.

In terms of furthering sports in the country, to date, Garuda Indonesia has shown its support by providing transportation for various sporting missions to foreign countries, encouraging sporting events, as well as managing and continuously developing a specific branch of sports, such as tennis, by organizing the Garuda Indonesia Master Series.

Garuda Indonesia Master Series is an annual event organized by Garuda Indonesia to promote tennis in the country. Today, the Garuda Indonesia Master Series is considered as one of the most effective event to discover new talents in tennis.

As “foster father” Garuda Indonesia gives its full support in the 26th SEA GAMES tennis events.
The 26th Games of Southeast Asian countries will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, starting 11 November till 25 November 2011. The SEA Games is held every two years and is participated by 11 Southeast Asian countries: Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, East Timor, and Vietnam.


Jakarta, 14 March 2011

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The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 03/16/2011 6:08 PM | Business

State-owned airline PT Garuda Indonesia plans to sell seven of their old Boeing 737-400 aircraft this year, an official said Wednesday.

Garuda finance director Elisa Lumbantoruan said the sale was part of the airline's plan to renew its fleet and gradually phase out its 737 series fleet.

“The Boeing 737-400s will be sold first this year. The rest will follow so that by 2014 our fleet will be all new,” he said, as reported by tribunnews.com.

He said the company was currently inviting appraisal companies to value the aircraft.
He said that this year's sales strategy had been changed after last year the company sold just two of its aircraft.

“Last time the appraisals were based on the offers of the would-be buyer, resulting in the sale of two units only,” he said.

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Thursday, 17 March 2011 19:58:54
Garuda To Help Transport Government Aid For Free
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Garuda Indonesia today, Thursday (17 / 3) transport the Indonesian government's aid to the Japanese for free.

The aid transported by flight GA 884 depart from Jakarta on Thursday (17 / 3) at 23:50 to Tokyo. The aid consists of ten thousand blankets and 100 boxes of mineral water with a total weighing 5 tons.

Garuda flights to and from Japan is still running normally. Flight GA 885 today, Thursday (17 / 3) depart from Tokyo (at 12.00) will arrive at Jakarta at 17:55 carrying 219 passengers, consisting of 25 business class and 194 economy class passengers.

While GA 881 departed from Tokyo to Denpasar (depart on Thursday (17 / 3) at 11:13 carrying 218 passengers, consisting of 22 business class and 196 economy class passengers.

Garuda flies to Japan, respectively to Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya from Jakarta and Denpasar.

Jakarta, 17 March 2011

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Batavia Air launch Medan – Singapore; S11 Service to Timor-Leste

Indonesian carrier Batavia Air on 27MAR11 launched Daily Medan – Singapore service on board Airbus A320 aircraft. Also, the airline since 29DEC10 has launched service to Dili in Timor-Leste, operating Jakarta – Denpasar – Dili.

Schedule:

Medan – Singapore
Y6865 MES1725 – 1935SIN 32S D
Y6866 SIN1620 – 1625MES 32S D

Jakarta – Denpasar – Dili
Y6811 CGK0600 – DPS – 1200DIL 320 D
Y6812 DIL1245 – DPS – 1500CGK 320 D
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Garuda to add 18 regional jets by 2015
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Garuda Indonesia will begin a competition this year to select its first regional jets.

The airline hopes to add around 18 sub-hundred seat aircraft to its fleet by 2015 to serve low-density high-yield feeder routers within Indonesia, says CEO Emirsyah Satar in an interview with ATI's sister publication Airline Business. A decision will be made this year, he adds.

The company will be studying both Bombardier CRJs and Embraer E-Jets, he adds. While it has not ruled out looking at the Mitsubishi MRJ regional jet, he believes that its entry into service may not meet Garuda's timeline. Jets also make more sense than turboprops, he says.

"Regional jets will give us a lot of autonomy as there are fast-growing cities within Indonesia that require direct connections. Say if you want to fly from Balikpapan and Banjarmasin - it is tough to operate larger aircraft, but a regional jet would fit such low-density and high-yield routes," says Satar.

Garuda hopes to have a fleet of 153 aircraft by 2015, almost double the 86 aircraft that it now operates according to Flightglobal's ACAS database. Apart from the regional jets, these will include 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, 18-20 Airbus A330s and four dedicated freighters. The rest will be Boeing 737-800s.

The airline is likely to order additional 777s and A330s in the coming years as it grows its medium and long-haul network, says Satar. "The yield is much better on the newer aircraft and that is what the airline is focusing on," says Satar.

The airline hopes to phase out its older Boeing 737-300/400/500 narrowbodies and Boeing 747-400s in the coming years as these are "either not as fuel-efficient or carry too few passengers", he adds.

In the second phase of its fleet growth, Satar says that carrier will assess the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350. These are likely to replace its older 777-200s and Boeing 767-300ERs. The airline is not likely to look at either the Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental as they are "too big for Garuda's requirements", says Satar.


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Wow, that would be very nice to see a Garuda B777 or hope they get the Embrear E-Jets..

Anybody knows which plane they will chose for the Cargo.???
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I've heard of Garuda plans to convert its classic fleet into a fleet Freighter(B737-400), but the news had not heard again
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The Big Challenge

Not many would label the urbane Emirsyah Satar a lunatic. Yet, some friends did in 2005, when he gave up a highly lucrative job as the deputy chairman of a local bank to become chief executive of beleaguered national carrier Garuda Indonesia.

Satar, a trained accountant, laughs about how Indonesia’s former state-owned enterprises minister Soegiarto tried to entice him back several times to the airline, where he was executive vice-president for finance from 1998 to 2003. Garuda, after all, was reportedly on the verge of bankruptcy after losing 811.3 billion rupiah ($92 million) in 2004 and seeking a 1 trillion rupiah government bail-out.

"I had stock options, a good salary and a great banking career, and I was giving it up to join an airline that was going south – its debt was overdue, cash flow was negative, and 85% of routes were losing money. My friends thought I was crazy,” says the 51-year-old son of a former diplomat, while flashing his trademark smile.

"Fortunately, while I’m not filthy rich, I have enough. And if Indonesians don’t help this country, who will? Garuda is an Indonesian icon. If it improves, the country’s image improves. And I am a proud Indonesian. And I like challenges. I joined as one of Garuda’s youngest CEOs and it was a great opportunity to do something."

Satar rolled up his sleeves and got his hands dirty – at one point, he and the Garuda senior management were cleaning aircraft, with the chief executive taking charge of toilets, just to show staff they should take pride in their job. He drastically reduced the level of interference from and dependence on the government, brokered deals with staff unions to link employee salaries and promotions to performance, and fixed the airline’s mind on joining a major alliance (it formally applied to join SkyTeam in November 2010) and a public listing (achieved in February this year).

Along the way, Satar has possibly provided a template for other state-owned carriers such as Air India. Whipping out his Apple iPad, he reels off the statistics. After several years of losses, Garuda returned to the black in 2007. Last year, it is projected to have made a profit of around 420 billion rupiah. It expects this to reach 1 trillion rupiah this year, and 3.7 trillion rupiah by 2014. Its debt has been restructured, and has come down from around $900 million in 2005 to about $400 million.

The airline is revamping its fleet, placing orders for several dozen aircraft last year when prices were relatively low due to the economic crisis. Garuda will have 153 aircraft by 2015, mainly comprising Boeing 737-800s, but also including 10 777s, 18-20 Airbus A330s and 18 regional jets (to be acquired). It will, in a few years, assess the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 for the next phase of its expansion.

From his office in Garuda’s sparkling new headquarters near Jakarta’s Sukarno-Hatta International airport, where he can see a Garuda aircraft taking off every few minutes, Satar says that the journey has not been easy. But he got his way, using a combination of political nous, charm and cold logic.

Government interference in the management was a major issue, but that has been virtually eliminated. By way of explaining how he did it, he cites the example of the decision in 2010 to halt Garuda’s long-standing but loss-making Darwin-Jakarta flights. Australian politicians lobbied their Indonesian counterparts to reinstate it. Satar, however, distributed charts showing little growth potential for the route and how the airline would be better using its aircraft on more lucrative routes.

"When I finished, I politely asked the politicians if they would like to give Garuda a subsidy to keep operating the route. They politely declined. We left it at that. It is all about how you make the argument, isn’t it?” he grins.

That smile disappears, however, when bad publicity surrounding the initial public offering is brought up. Garuda’s management had always hoped to raise $300-400 million, but the government set a target of $1.1 billion in January – partly to fend off accusations that it was selling off a state enterprise at a discount. A weak market sentiment, however, dampened enthusiasm. Eventually, the listing raised $530 million from newly issued shares and the sale of state-owned Bank Mandiri’s stake.

"The timing, the percentage of shares to be floated, and the value are not determined by management but the shareholder,” he points out. “We wanted $350 million, Bank Mandiri sold its stake and that got another $150 million. We did not want $1.1 billion.”

He is happier talking about the non-financial impact of the IPO. “It will bring a higher level of scrutiny and corporate accountability as you have to follow rules and answer to shareholders. So whoever is in charge from now, they have to follow these rules. That is a big change for Garuda.

Changing the mind set

Another transformation has been the way Garuda was run. Satar has implemented a meritocratic system of management, with promotions based on ability rather than seniority. He also worked with the unions, ensuring that they came on board to participate in the airline’s survival and transformation.

“Previously, everyone got a month or two in bonus regardless of their performance. People moved up as a function of time, and not capability. That could not continue. We reduced the workforce by about 1,000, and gave a good package when they left. For those who remained, I told the supervisors to start banding them into the top 20%, the middle 60% and the bottom 20%. From the top 20%, we identify the crème de la crème, the top 2%, who would be the future senior management,” says Satar.

"There was resistance, there was blackmailing. The police and courts were involved. Ultimately we prevailed. Why? Because a majority agreed – they knew that this was good for them and the company. The government was on board – they knew that politics would not help Garuda.”

Changing the mindset of staff was also vital, hence the aircraft cleaning exercise. “I had to set an example. The message was that you have to care for your assets that generate revenue. So, if your CEO and management can do it, why can’t you. We have since transformed that culture. You see our staff smile every time they greet you in the aircraft and on the ground. They take pride in what they do.

Service standards are high on Satar’s list of priorities. The company has identified 28 “touch points” pre-journey, in-flight, post-flight and post-journey in which the airline will interact with passengers. A senior executive oversees every one, ensuring there is sufficient monitoring to keep to the standards.

"Indonesians are very hospitable. We try to get the best of the country and put that in our service. Are we there yet? No. You’re talking about culture, improvement, consistency – these are things we have to nourish and improve on a daily basis. But we are getting recognition in some international surveys – it shows that people appreciate what we are doing, and the negative view is slowly changing,” he says.

A new image


Tackling Garuda’s external image was another battle, and a large one given the poor maintenance and safety record of Indonesian carriers. In 2007, the European Union imposing a blanket ban on the country’s airlines after a series of fatal airline accidents. That was also the year a Garuda 737-400 crashed at Jogjakarta, killing 21 people. Both the ban and the accident were a major blow.

Europeans tourists are a major revenue source, and the bad publicity meant few international passengers trusted Indonesian carriers. Garuda officials acknowledged there had been lapses, but were also peeved they were tarred with the same brush as other smaller Indonesian carriers with dubious standards.

Satar and his team, however, used the opportunity to rebuild Garuda’s reputation and prove it had higher standards. They worked with IATA and the country’s DGCA to implement new safety best practices, implemented stricter reporting regimes, and ensured that maintenance arm GMF Aerospace built world-class standards. Just a year after the ban, Garuda received the IATA Operational Safety Audit certificate. In 2009, the EU lifted its ban on Garuda, but kept it on several other Indonesian carriers.

"The perception is still there, but it is getting better. When getting IOSA certification, in certain cases, we were even more stringent than the Indonesian regulations. We now fly to Europe, Japan, Australia and Singapore – all places with rigorous safety standards. We have built up a safety culture – we encourage our staff to report all incidents, and we look into them. There is progress, the incident rates are down and we are doing well,” he says.

There are other niggling issues. Last November, a day before a big function in Jakarta for the SkyTeam signing, the airline’s IT system broke down. It resulted in dozens of cancelled or delayed flights, thousands of frustrated passengers, and bad publicity at the worst possible time. Garuda officials, however, insist they are getting a handle on these.

Low-cost landscape

The country’s air transport industry was liberalised in 2006 and several airlines, including low-cost carriers Lion Air and Indonesia AirAsia have expanded operations. But Satar remains unfazed, saying Garuda retains its niche in the full service market while subsidiary Citilink will take on the likes of Lion.

The size of the market, he adds, means it is big enough for everyone. IATA projects the compounded annual growth in international passenger traffic for 2010-14 will be 9.3%, and domestic growth in Indonesia will be 8.7%.

"The market is big enough for Citilink and Garuda to segment it. Citilink does not play a major role now as it has only six aircraft, but that will change,” he says, noting it plan to grow its fleet to 25 within a few years.

"Low-cost travel is good. Millions of Indonesians used to get from one place to another on ferries in journeys that took more than a day, and low-cost airlines are teaching these people how to fly,” he says, before adding with another laugh: “We then come in and teach them how to fly comfortably – you travel Garuda, you are served hot food, you can read newspapers, you sit comfortably in a seat with extra pitch, you watch movies. Indonesians want value for money, they will pay extra for a bit more.”

Garuda’s aim, says Satar, is not to become a hub carrier for international services operated by airlines such as Singapore Airlines or Cathay. But he is targeting the well-heeled Indonesians who travel premium on those airlines to their final destinations, and a growing middle class seeking long-haul holidays.

"I don’t blame Indonesians who travel on other airlines as Garuda was not in a position to give them a good product or service. But we are adding direct destinations – Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai, for example – and becoming a proper point-to-point airline. SkyTeam will expand our network to the USA, Latin America and Africa. Indonesians will realise – they are already realising it – there is no reason to stop in another city when we serve their final destinations directly.

Garuda’s benchmark, says Satar, are the likes of Singapore Airlines, Cathay and Qantas. “We are in a region where the world’s best airlines are located, and I like competition – it makes you more creative, innovative and efficient. We know that these airlines are ahead of us, but we don’t need to reinvent the wheel – we’ll focus on what our passengers want.”

If he was not a lunatic for taking on the job, some might say he definitely is for the goal he has set for Garuda. “We can be one of the best airlines in the world. Given Indonesia’s economic potential and its market, that should not be a problem.” Then, he pauses for a smile, before saying: “People may think we are crazy, but I think that will happen.” With him at the reins, do not bet against that yet..
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Old April 12th, 2011, 10:22 PM   #1134
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Direct MNL-CGK is only three times weekly on PR, and four times weekly on 5J. Should GA introduce direct flights, it will increase flight frequencies, but it shouldn't do much to bring down prices on both legacy carriers unless GA discontinues its codeshare with PR. At the same time, I doubt GA will introduce daily flights off the bat.

I can see a lot of DPS, Australia and Middle East traffic going to GA though.
PR's CGK route is daily now 4x a week is via SIN. I think GA can do a 1 daily flight as well to complement PAL's daily flight what do you think?
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On April 15, Garuda had to increase its fleet by one aircraft type A332. In this year's GA also plans to open several new international routes, such as Manila, Taipei, and several cities in India.
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PR's CGK route is daily now 4x a week is via SIN. I think GA can do a 1 daily flight as well to complement PAL's daily flight what do you think?
Non-stop MNL-CGK is now daily? The timetable still says that it's four times weekly, and there are no flights (non-stop or direct) on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
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^ 8 times weekly to CGK on PAL. Via SIN every Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun and direct non-stop on Tue, Wed, Fri and Sun so every Wed, Fri and Sun there are 2 flights a day to CGK.
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PK-GPM Garuda's 12th Airbus A330 series, arrived yesterday at CGK flown directly from Tolouse, France.

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New domestic Route: Surabaya - Balikpapan return trip

Starting from April 16, 2011, Garuda Indonesia will be serving your business and holiday trips from Surabaya to Balikpapan with return trips available every day. Enjoy the comfort of the Boeing 737-800, equipped with Audio & Video on Demand (AVOD) and available in all seats.

Make your reservation today and get a opening price of as low as Rp 516,000*, 50percent discount on GFF Mileage Redemption for award ticket and upgrade award.

Terms and conditions apply. For more information, call the Garuda Indonesia 24-hour call center at 0804-1-807-807/021-2351-9999, your nearest Garuda Indonesia sales office, travel agents or click www.garuda-indonesia.com.


http://www.garuda-indonesia.com/page...an-return-trip
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