Garuda Indonesia News
Garuda Indonesia launches Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass
Following the recent announcement that the airline will launch the first non-stop service from the UK to Jakarta from their new base at London Heathrow, Garuda Indonesia have made travel beyond the capital that much simpler with the ‘Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass’. The pass allows travellers the chance to explore Indonesia at their own leisure with the itinerary of their choice.
Garuda to link UK to Indonesia with new Heathrow route
Garuda Indonesia is to begin services from London to Jakarta, operating from their new UK base at Terminal 3 of London’s Heathrow Airport. The new service will be the first and only non-stop flight to connect the UK and Indonesia, beginning Thursday March 31st, 2016. It is expected that seats will be on sale from the third week of February.
Garuda Indonesia reports sharp increase in profits
Garuda Indonesia has booked a net income of $51.4 million through the third quarter 2015, an increase of 123.4 per cent compared to the same period last year when it incurred a loss of $220.1 million. Garuda Indonesia president Arif Wibowo said in Jakarta the company also increased total revenue from $2.83 billion through the third quarter 2014 to $2.84 billion during the same period in 2015. Meanwhile, total expenses dropped from $3.08 billion to $2.72 million.
Oman Air signs codeshare with Garuda Indonesia
Oman Air and Garuda Indonesia have entered a new codeshare agreement that will offer greater choice and convenience for customers of both airlines. The agreement will enable Oman Air’s customers to book flights, operated by Garuda Indonesia, between Jakarta and Bali, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.
Garuda Indonesia boosts Jakarta-Amsterdam flights
Garuda Indonesia will increase flight frequency of the Jakarta - Amsterdam route from five times to six times a week from July 22nd. The addition of Jakarta - Amsterdam route frequency is part of the airline’s efforts to meet rising market demands, and to strengthen its presence in the international market, especially in the European region.
Garuda Indonesia completes order for 30 Boeing Dreamliners
Boeing and Garuda Indonesia announced today the airline’s intent to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners, as well as up to 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. Boeing will work with Garuda Indonesia to finalise the order, at which time it will be posted to Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website.
Myanmar takes step out of the cold with Garuda Indonesia deal
Garuda Indonesia and Myanmar Airways International have concluded a codeshare agreement. The signing of the agreement was carried out by Garuda Indonesia executive vice president, sales and marketing, Erik Meijer and Myanmar Airways International managing director Si Thu. Under the agreement, Garuda Indonesia will place its GA marketing code on Myanmar Airways International’s flights between Bangkok-Yangon and Singapore-Yangon.
Garuda Indonesia stakes claim to future success with Boeing order
Boeing and Garuda Indonesia have announced an order for 50 737 MAX 8s, valued at $4.9 billion at current list prices. The flag carrier of Indonesia will purchase 46 737 MAX 8s and will convert existing orders for four Next-Generation 737-800s to 737 MAX 8s.
Hilton HHonors signs partnership with Garuda Indonesia
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 11 distinct hotel brands, has announced a new partnership with Garuda Indonesia, the national air carrier of Indonesia. The partnership allows members of both GarudaMiles and Hilton HHonors to earn HHonors Points and GarudaMiles miles when they stay at any of the more than 4,100 hotels within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio.
Garuda Indonesia signs codeshare deal with Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines and Garuda Indonesia have announced a codesharing agreement to place Garuda code on Delta operated flights from Tokyo (Haneda) International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The flights will be conveniently timed to connect Garuda Indonesia’s flights between Jakarta and Tokyo-Haneda, offering both airlines’ customers one-stop travel between Indonesia and the US.
Garuda Indonesia boosts Liverpool FC sponsorship
Liverpool Football Club and award-winning airline Garuda Indonesia has revealed the Red’s training kit for next season during an event in the heart of Jakarta, Indonesia. LFC legends Dietmar Hamann, Phil Thompson and Luis Garcia took the club’s UEFA Champions League trophy to Central Park mall to celebrate the launch of Liverpool’s return to Champions League as well as the launch of Garuda Indonesia’s very-first direct flight into Europe.
Garuda Indonesia launches first direct Amsterdam route
Garuda Indonesia has launched the first Jakarta–Amsterdam direct route following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance in March. Garuda is making a number of changes in its plans to reflect its commitment to the alliance and allow its customers to make maximum use of the many benefits it brings.