TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - State-owned airline Garuda Indonesia at the Juanda Airport in Surabaya, will be moved to the brand new Terminal 2 of the airport on Friday, February 14, 2014.
"All domestic and international flights of Garuda Indonesia to and from Surabaya will be done from Terminal 2," said Garuda Indonesia Vice President of Corporate Communications Pujobroto on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
In order to support the airline operational acitivities, Garuda Indonesia has cooperated with airport management company Angkasa Pura I in providing check-in counters, lounge, sales counter, and baggage handling. "During the transition process, Garuda will run shuttle buses connecting Terminal 1 and 2," said Pujobroto.
He explained that the airline has operated more than 350 flights every week through Juanda Airport, 9 domestic flights and 1 international flight. The flights are to Jakarta, Bandung, Makassar, Denpasar, Balikpapan, Lombok, Kupang, Semarang, Banjarmasin and also Singapore.
He said this new terminal would be essential for Garuda's expansion plans, which includes purchasing 27 new aircraft to service long and short-haul routes and further developing airport infrastructure.