GARUDA Indonesia will increase the frequency of its flight services on the Jayapura-Jakarta route from seven to ten times a week starting from the end of October this year, according to the national flag carrier’s Jayapura Office.
The airline currently operates five aircraft to serve passengers from Papua province. Garuda is operating flights on the Jakarta-Makassar-Timika-Merauke-Biak route.said Agny Gallus Pratama, the general manager of Garuda Indonesia-Jayapura Office.
“In October, it will increase the frequency of flights on the Jayapura-Biak, Jayapura-Merauke, and Jayapura-Makassar routes to thrice a week,” he said.
Pratama added that Garuda will also operate an aircraft to serve direct flights from Makassar, South Sulawesi, to Denpasar, Bali.
Besides increasing flights from Papua, Garuda will also improve its in-flight services. Passengers, for instance, will be served Wamena and Gayo coffee on the flights. [antaranews/photo special]