Garuda Indonesia announces new flight schedule

Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, has announced a new flight schedule to Australia just in time for the Easter holidays.

Passengers travelling between Australia and Indonesia can enjoy more convenient flight times after the Indonesian airline announced its updated flight schedule.

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flag carrier airline Garuda Indonesia celebrates 74th anniversary
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Indonesia is one of the top international destinations for Australians. The flight schedule between the two countries is designed to give passengers more flexibility and to meet the ongoing demand for air travel between Indonesia and Australia.

The announcement of the new flight schedule comes after Australia’s national airline, Qantas, revealed that it will provide a new route between Jakarta and Melbourne.

The Indonesian airline flies to 49 destinations throughout Indonesia and worldwide, including Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, and Osaka.

What time are the flights?

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Flights from Melbourne to Denpasar International Airport in Bali will begin from the 1st of April 2023. © The Jakarta Post

Flights between Sydney and Jakarta will operate every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, departing Sydney at 11:45 am. Due to high demand, additional flights will start from July 3rd. 

In Melbourne, flights will operate every Friday and Saturday at 8 am from April 1st, 2023, with additional flights on Monday starting from July 3rd, 2023. 

In Sydney, flights to Denpasar will operate every Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from April 1st, 2023, with additional flights on Saturday starting in late June.

You can check out the full schedule of flights between Indonesia and Australia here.

Places to visit in Australia

Australia is a top tourist hotspot known for its beaches, desert and the outback.

It is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country. The country has suffered from Covid 19 after it saw a drop in tourist numbers. In 2021, the country had 103,500 arrivals. There was some good news: in 2022, this number significantly increased to over 1 million.

Sydney Opera House

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The Sydney Opera House is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia. © Mudassir Ali, Pexels

The Sydney Opera House, located on the Sydney Harbour, is famous worldwide. It is regarded as one of the world’s most famous and distinctive buildings of the 20th century. 

Construction of the Opera House began in 1959 and was formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20th October 1973. In June 2007, the Sydney Opera House became a UNESCO world heritage site. 

Over the years, many stars have performed at the Opera House, including Sting, Bob Dylan and The Foo Fighters. 

Brighton Beach, Melbourne

Brighton Beach, Melbourne. Garuda Indonesia new flight schedule to Australia.
Brighton Beach in Melbourne is a popular beach. ©TripSavvy

Australia is known for its beaches and surfers, but this beach in Melbourne is known for its picture-perfect bathing boxes.

Brighton Beach has a total of 82 Victorian-era colourful bathing boxes, which makes the perfect backdrop for spending a sunny summer’s day.

The beach is the perfect place to spend a day with family and friends, with plenty of restaurants and shops to keep you entertained.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

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The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney is the oldest botanic garden and scientific institution in Australia. © Wikimedia Commons

The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney is a heritage listed site. The garden covers 30 hectares filled with flowers and plants.

It also offers visitors the chance to learn about aboriginal culture, such as learning about the ways the Gadigal uses the plants in the Garden.

The garden offers a chance for people to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city.

What do you think of the new flight schedule? Let us know in the comments below.



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Gabriella Van Jennians
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Gabriella is an aspiring Journalist from the UK. She holds a BA Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln, where she has learnt various writing and production skills to help her break into the industry. Gabriella joined Travel Radar in 2022 and hopes to learn and gain experience writing for the aviation sector.