In an effort to save costs, Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has cut the following routes from now through to March 29:
Denpasar – Brisbane (effective Feb 1)
Denpasar – Tokyo Haneda
Jakarta – Nagoya
Jakarta – Tokyo Narita
Garuda will announce at an unspecified time in the future whether it will reinstate the routes after March.
Meanwhile, it has decided to re-adjust its operations on the Jakarta – Amsterdam – London (Gatwick) route. Originally slated to go daily from July 1, the airline will instead continue with a five-weekly schedule.
In other news, the Skyteam member will reduce the number of business class seats on-board its aircraft. As such, the B737-800 short- and medium-haul fleet will see the number of premium seats upfront reduced from 12 to eight. A decision on the number of cuts to the wide-body A330s and B777s in Garuda’s fleet is expected by month-end.
For more information visit garuda-indonesia.com
Dominic Sebastian Lalk