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Garuda Indonesia celebrates 50 years flying Indonesian hospitality to Australia

November 23, 2019

JAKARTA - Garuda Indonesia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its inaugural flight to Australia. The carrier's first Bali-Sydney service, operated by a DC-8 jet aircraft, departed from Jakarta on November 23, 1969.

The initial service operated weekly on Mondays. Garuda now offers daily return flights to Bali from Australia and 3-5 flights weekly return flights to Jakarta from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.