Domestic flights for national carrier Garuda began operating in the morning from Soekarno-Hatta airport's steel and glass $560 million Terminal 3.
Its international flights will shift to the new terminal next month.
This is not just to save money; with jet-lag and the time difference, tourists may not feel tired yet, especially if they slept on their flight.
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The Terminal will be totally complete in March 2017 in tandem with the operation of the connecting trains and automatic people movers from Station 1 – Airport Railway Station –Terminal 2 – Terminal 3.