Garuda Indonesia launched flights to Nagoya on 23 March, with the first flight touching down in Japan the following morning. Among the celebrations for the inaugural flight ceremony was a ribbon cutting. Nagoya becomes the carrier’s third destination in Japan after Tokyo Haneda and Osaka Kansai.
- Garuda Indonesia launched flights between Jakarta (CGK) and Nagoya (NGO) on 23 March. The carrier will operate the 5,541-kilometre sector four times weekly using its mixed fleet of A330-200s and -300s according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. No other airline currently operates the airport pair. Nagoya becomes the third destination in Japan for the airline, with it already serving Tokyo Haneda and Osaka Kansai from Jakarta. Nagoya is the eighth largest airport in Japan when measured by scheduled departing seat capacity, with the number of departing seats on offer from the airport growing by 1.3% in 2018 to 7.85 million.