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'I do' at 30,000 feet: Garuda Indonesia to offer in-flight weddings

Struggling carrier also introduces concerts on planes to diversify revenue

Garuda Indonesia offers in-flight live music concerts on select flights. (Photo by Jun Suzuki)

JAKARTA -- Garuda Indonesia, the loss-making national airline, will attempt to turn around earnings by hiring out planes as wedding venues.

"We are planning to hold wedding ceremonies in special flights," Ari Askhara, CEO of Garuda, told Nikkei in an interview. He expects the inflight wedding service to launch as early as next year following discussions with regulators.

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