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Garuda Increases Seat Capacity for Lebaran Holidays

42,226 More Seats Available on Garuda's Domestic and International Flights September 15-28, 2009.

(8/29/2009) Garuda Indonesia will add 42,226 seats to its scheduled services operating September 16 28, 2009, to meet an expected surge in demand over the Islamic Lebaran holidays. The extra seats will be create by adding extra flights or increasing the size of aircraft used on an existing 17 domestic and 7 international routes.

Quoted in BisnisBali, Pujobroto, the Head of Communications for Garuda, said, "for other routes, we think (capacity) can still be served with regular Garuda flights."

Additional seats will be put into service on the following routes during the peak Lebaran period of September 16-28, 2009:

Jakarta Denpasar (Bali) 16,448 seats.

Jakarta Padang (Sumatra) 1,872 seats

Jakarta- Yogyakarta (Java) 2,568 seats

Surabaya Denpasar (Bali) 8,510 seats

Jakarta Singapore 8,510 seats

Jakarta Makassar (Sulawesi) 1,584 seats

Jakarta Semarang (Java) 336 seats

Jakarta Solo (Java) 664 seats

Denpasar (Bali) Yogyakartra (Java) 220 seats

Denpasar (Bali) Surabaya (Java) 88 seats

Jakarta Medan (Sumatra) 176 seats

Jakarta Potianak (Kalimantan) 112 seats

Jakarta Bangkok (Thailand) 380 seats

Jakarta Hong Kong 3,360 seats

Surabaya (Java) Hong Kong 264 seats

Jakarta Canton 548 seats

Jakarta Kuala Lumpur 1,020 seats

Denpasar (Bali) Singapore 132 seats

Garuda is seeking the public's assistance over the coming holiday period, asking intending travelers to book their flights as soon as possible; booking flights in the exact same name shown on passports or identity cards; and to provide a working contact telephone number at the time of booking.

Check in counters for all flights will open two hours before the scheduled departure time and close one hour before for international flights and 45 minutes before for domestic flights.

Special "Kiosk" check-in counters will also be in operation at major airports for passengers checking in without luggage.