Airlines Serving Manado
Manado's airport is something of a hub for Northeastern Indonesia, although that doesn't mean there are a lot of flights. Domestic flights generally go through Makassar to reach Jakarta, Denpasar and Surabaya. However, as an international airport, you can reach Manado directly from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Davao.
- Garuda Indonesia
- Garuda is the national carrier of Indonesia. The have a global network of routes to bring visitors to Indonesia, and of course they have a domestic network which serves the major cities in Indonesia. They have, from time to time, offered heavy discounts (50%) on domestic flights for people coming to Indonesia via Garuda.
- Lion Air
- Very large carrier, covering about 20 cities in Indonesia, and international connections to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore. Also has a wholly owned subsidiary called Wings.
- Merpati Airline
- Another large Indonesian carrier, with an extensive domestic network and international connections to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Has a reputation for very bad service.
- Silk Air
- This regional subsidiary of Singapore Airline flies to destinations such as Yangon, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket and many cities in Indonesia.