Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Garuda Indonesia will provide additional flight for WOC in Manado

Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia will provide additional flights to meet the increasing demand to Manado, North Sulawesi, in associated with the World Ocean Conference (WOC) which will held on 11-15 May 2009.

"During the conference, Garuda will add Jakarta-Manado flights to four times a week from two times a week," said Senior Manager Garuda Indonesia Station Sukarno-Hatta Airport, Muller Simanjuntak in Jakarta.

"The additional flights to provide the passenger demand to Manado which is quite high," he said. He also added, the booking seat Jakarta-Manado on 9-15 already fullybooked. There are also WOC delegations specifically hire a Garuda plane Jakarta-Manado and Singapore-Manado on 10 May and 15 May. "Special Garuda Indonesia flight from Singapore to Manado is the first time," he said.

According to Muller, Garuda Indonesia will provide Boeing 737-800 and 737-400. The World Ocean Conference will presented around 4,500 participants from various maritime country.