Garuda Indonesia, the national airline of Indonesia, has launched its Mumbai-Jakarta service. The thrice weekly service is the first direct link between the two countries.
Speaking at the launch at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, M Arif Wibowo, president and CEO, Garuda Indonesia, said, “India is an important milestone in Garuda’s strategy to be present in this marketplace. This flight will help us grow more in this market.”
He added, “India is a potential market so we want to strenghten our economic linkages by serving passengers for not just business, but also for tourism. We thank GVK for their support.”
The GVK spokesperson said, “This is a truly memorable moment connecting two great countries, two great people. This will create a strong bond between Indonesia and GVK with GVK ‘s interest in the Bali International Airport. Wonderful Indonesia and Incredible India; this is a wonderful opportunity for both countries to work together.”