MANADO. The Indonesian flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is preparing regular flights of Manado-China, General Manager of Garuda Indonesia Branch Office Manado, Donald Jerry, said here, Thursday.
He added that the increasing number of tourists from China coming to North Sulawesi, particularly Manado, has promptied Garuda to open the regular flight service.
According to him, the flight to China is potential and is expected to promote North Sulawesi, especially its tourism sector.
Before opening the regular flights of Manado-China, Garuda will build intra Sulawesi connectivity by providing a route from Manado to various cities in Sulawesi and surrounding islands.
On March 5, 2014, Garuda Indonesia joined the SkyTeam alliance as the 20th member.
Source : Antara