Indonesia’s award-winning national airline, Garuda Indonesia, rated a 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, hosted Open House to the travel trade in association with Visit Indonesia Tourism Office. Garuda Indonesia has appointed Bird Travels as the General Sales Agent has 08 offices across India. The purpose of the event was to create awareness about the Garuda Indonesia Airline new office in Mumbai and informing the trade about the various opportunities available to promote Indonesia as a destination. The Garuda Indonesia office was recently inaugurated at, 510/511, 5th Floor, Nirman Kendra, Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai 400 011. H. E. Saut Siringoringo, Consul General of The Republic of Indonesia inaugurated the event in the Indonesian Traditional way and addressed the guests thereafter.
The ceremony was held in the presence of Garuda Indonesia Service and Station Manager, Mr. Sampiriyanto and Ms.
Shelly Chandhok, Country Manager of Visit Indonesia Tourism Office along with the entire team of Garuda Indonesia. The Press conference held thereafter was addressed by the Consulate General, Tourism board and Garuda Indonesia Station and Service Manager. Product presentation was given to the travel fraternity to update them more on Garuda Indonesia Services and to promote Indonesian destinations beyond Bali. Garuda Indonesia’s Jakarta-bound service operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is operated by Garuda’s state-of-the-art 162-seater, Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a two-class cabin configuration featuring its globally praised Business Class service concept, and the World’s Best Economy Class (Skytrax Global Airline Awards 2013).
The airline also received the World’s Best Cabin Crew award by Skytrax for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016). In 2016, Garuda Indonesia is bestowed with the World’s Most Loved Airline Award by Skytrax, in recognition of the outstanding services being rendered by the airline, globally. To enable passengers to take advantage of the summer holiday season, Garuda Indonesia is running a special return promotional fare valid for travel until 26 April 2017. Mumbai to Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali) all-inclusive Economy class return fares starts from INR 22,000 and Business class from INR 58,000. (Terms and conditions apply) The fares are available for purchase from the Garuda Indonesia, Mumbai sales office and the appointed travel agents.