Commencing from April 2, 2006, Garuda Indonesia resumed its three time a week service between Bali and Seoul, South Korea, after discontinuing the service in September 2004.
Flying Airbus A-300 equipment capable of carrying 294 passengers (42 in business class and 251 in economy), Garuda's Denpasar - Seoul services (GA-780) are scheduled every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, departing from Denpasar at 00:45 a.m. local time and arriving in Seoul at 08:30 a.m. local time. On the return leg, Seoul - Denpasar, Garuda (GA-871) flies every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, leaving Seoul at 11.00 a.m. local time and arriving in Denpasar at 4:50 p.m. local time.
With these additional flights to Seoul, the Denpasar - Seoul route is served a total of 7 times a week in which Garuda flies 3 times a week while the other 4 flights are flown by Korean Airlines through a code-sharing arrangement that sees Garuda Indonesia using A-330 aircraft and Korean Airlines flying Boeing 747-400 aircraft.
The South Korean inbound market is the fourth largest source of Bali visitors after Japan, Australia and Taiwan. In 2005, a total 78.146 Koreans visited Bali.
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