Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia is to add additional flights to destinations in China and the Middle East next year as part of the airline’s efforts to maintain its revenue increase. Garuda Indonesia president director Arif Wibowo said the airline would focus on serving cities that saw high travel request.
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The carrier plans to deploy 22 Airbus 330 aeroplanes to serve several routes, with almost half of the fleet to be directed to China and the Middle East. Six of the assigned aircraft will be dedicated to serving umroh (minor haj) and haj pilgrimages from outside Jakarta, particularly from Balikpapan in East Kalimantan, Makassar in South Sulawesi, Surabaya in East Java and Medan in North Sumatra.