news
PRESSTOPPRESSTOP
IMEX in Frankfurt 2021
is cancelled.
hotel news Sweden
Scandic Arlandastad opens its doors
with Scandinavian XPO international meeting and event center as its neighbors.
hotel news
Built in a former prison
Hotel Kakola boasts a fascinating history.
creative new offering
Hybrid City Alliance
recognises growth in multi-hub meetings and conferences.
World Economic Forum
Special Annual Meeting 2021
to Take Place in Singapore in May.
For 85 properties
Radisson Hotel Group
signs Multi-Year Tecknology Agreement with Cvent to Drive Transient Business Growth.
45 properties
Radisson Hotel Group
strengthens its extended stay value.
boost your business
Seoul Convention Bureau:
MICE will stand for “Meet Innovatively with Cooperative Energy.”
Earthquakes creating meetings
Milan to host World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (WCEE) in 2024
AIM Group, the congress organiser, was one of the promoters of the candidacy.
2-5 September in Madrid
BestCities succeeds
in helping associations future-proof and drive positive change via first ever ‘Hybrid’ Global Forum.
RSS
rss_icon
Links
Garuda Indonesia Adds New destinations in Europe and Middle East

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia’s national carrier, launched flight services last week to six new destinations as a result of the airline's recently signed codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.

Through this worldwide codeshare partnership, Garuda Indonesia opens new services to six international destinations: London, Paris, Manchester, Moscow, Athens, and Muscat. The airline also officially moved its international hub from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, Etihad's headquarters, on December 2, 2012.

Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia, said: “The decision to move our hub was made to deliver on our promise to raise the quality of service for our customers and is a key part of the codeshare agreement signed with Etihad Airways in October, a partnership of which we are immensely proud.

“The opening of the Abu Dhabi hub will accommodate passengers who wish to travel to more than 80 destinations served by Etihad Airways in 50 cities in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Africa."

Southwest Pacific region growing in customer demand

Bagus Y. Siregar, Vice President for Garuda Indonesia Australia and SWP, commented: “The Southwest Pacific region is growing in customer demand exponentially each year. This exclusive codeshare offers Eithad's passengers access to our ports in the region and also opens the world further to Garuda Indonesia's passengers."

The agreement encompasses a codeshare agreement across passenger services including frequent flyer programs and a cooperation across cargo, engineering, maintenance, and airport services.

Throughout this cooperation, Garuda Indonesia will continue to expand its network to more than 27 destinations in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Africa: Paris, London, Frankfurt, Milan, Munich, Manchester, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Brussels, Moscow (Domodedovo), and Athens in Europe; New York, Toronto, Chicago in the North American region; Cairo, Johannesburg, and Nairobi in Africa; and Jeddah, Muscat, Dammam, Riyadh, Amman, Istanbul, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Beirut in the Middle East.

Etihad Airways passengers will now be connected with Garuda Indonesia's network of services across the Indonesian archipelago, Asia, Australia, and Japan. Specifically, Etihad will partner on the following routes: Jakarta - Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta - Abu Dhabi, and to major cities in Indonesia, such as Surabaya, Denpasar, Manado, Makassar, and Balikpapan (from Jakarta).