As part of its continuous network expansion program, particularly of the Chinese market, Garuda Indonesia officially launched a direct flight from Denpasar to Guangzhou.
The launching of the Denpasar – Guangzhou service was carried out jointly by the Director of Services Garuda Indonesia, Nicodemus P. Lampe and Garuda Indonesia Branch Office Denpasar and Syamsuddin Jusuf Souib and at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar, Bali.
Garuda Indonesia flies the Denpasar – Guangzhou route three times a week, every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday with a departure from Denpasar scheduled at 23:45 WITA and arriving in Guangzhou at 05:00 LT (local time). Meanwhile, the Guangzhou – Denpasar route is flown every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Departure time from Guangzhou is at 06:15 LT and arrives in Denpasar at 12:00 WITA.
On this new route, Garuda operates a Boeing 737-800 NG with a capacity of 12 passengers in business class and 150 passengers in economy class.
Garuda Indonesia’s Director of Services, Nicodemus P. Lampe said that the Denpasar – Guangzhou service is part of the airlines network expansion strategy, especially to China. “China is a very important market for Garuda Indonesia and the Airline will continue to develop services to this country”, explained Nicodemus.
“With the launching of this new Denpasar Guangzhou service, Garuda now flies to China 24 times a week, to Shanghai – Jakarta (7 times), Beijing – Jakarta (4 times), Beijing – Denpasar (3 times), Guangzhou – Jakarta (7 times) and the newest service, Denpasar – Guangzhou Denpasar (3 times)”, added Nicodemus.
Furthermore, Garuda Indonesias flight from China to Denpasar will also connect with other domestic services across the archipelago, including among others; Yogyakarta, Ujung Pandang, Manado, Labuan Bajo, and various other tourist destinations that are constantly being developed by the government. Apart from flying to Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, Garuda Indonesia also flies 21 times a week to Hong Kong, including Hong Kong – Jakarta (14 times) and Hong Kong – Denpasar (7 times).