Bisnis.com reports that Garuda Indonesia will open 18 new regional routes commencing January 16, 2009.
Pujobroto, the Airline's Corporate Vice-President, depicted the opening of the new routes as part of Garuda's overall growth plan. "The development of the new routes will be supported by 14 new Boeing 737NG that will begin gradually arriving in mid-2009," explained the Garuda official.
Garuda currently operates a fleet of 54 aircraft. Aircraft on order will bring the Airline's entire armada to 128 planes by 2013.
Pujobroto revealed that included among the 18 new routes to be opened starting on January 16, 2009 are:
• Jakarta-Tanjungkarang (Lampung)
• Jakarta-Pangkal Pinang
• Denpasar (Bali)-Lombok
• Denpasar (Bali)-Kupang
• Denpasar-Hong Kong
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