Garuda Indonesia continues network expansion

As part of its strategy to develop a more comprehensive flight network in the western region of Indonesia and to strengthen Medan as its new HUB, Garuda Indonesia officially launched its Penang-Medan service from 1 June 2013.


Garuda Indonesia hub Indonesia Medan network expansion


As part of its strategy to develop a more comprehensive flight network in the western region of Indonesia and to strengthen Medan as its new HUB, Garuda Indonesia officially launched its Penang-Medan service from 1 June 2013. The twice daily service is operated using Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft. As part of its flight network expansion in both the domestic and international sectors, Garuda also launched Medan as its fourth hub after Jakarta, Denpasar and Makassar, from 3 May 2013. 
Meanwhile, in light of the positive growth in the international sector, in 2013 Garuda also plans to open new international routes, such as Jakarta – London, Surabaya – Singapore, Denpasar – Bangkok, Denpasar – Brisbane and Denpasar – Kuala Lumpur. Continuing with the airline’s fleet and network expansion programmes, in 2013 Garuda Indonesia is expecting the arrival of 24 new aircraft, consisting of four B777-300ERs, three Airbus A330s, ten B737-800NG and seven Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen.