Indonesia’s national airline Garuda Indonesia is to begin services from London to Jakarta, will be the first and only non-stop flight to connect the UK and Indonesia.
The new service will be operated from their new UK base at Terminal 3 of London’s Heathrow Airport and service is beginning Thursday 31 March 2016. It is expected that seats will be on sale from the third week of February.
As part of the move, the Indonesian flag carrier will increase its service frequency to five times per week, departing every day except Mondays and Fridays. Cutting out the previous stopover at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the service will cater to business travelers travelling to Jakarta and leisure travelers stopping over on their way to the country’s many paradisiacal locations, including Bali. Return flights to the UK will be direct via Singapore.