Garuda Indonesia News
Garuda Indonesia to establish European base in Amsterdam
Following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance on March 5th, Garuda Indonesia 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. The first major change is that Garuda Indonesia has decided to make Amsterdam, the Netherlands, its hub for Europe and beyond.
SkyTeam welcomes Garuda Indonesia
SkyTeam has welcomed Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member and second airline from Southeast Asia. Garuda’s membership adds Jakarta as an alternative gateway to and from south-east Asia, as well as 40 new destinations to SkyTeam’s global network served uniquely by the alliance.
ANA signs on for Garuda Indonesia codeshare deal
All Nippon Airways and Garuda Indonesia, the flag-carrier airline of Indonesia, have announced a comprehensive partnership under which the two airlines will codeshare on flights between the two countries. The deal will also allow passengers to be able to collect and redeem miles on Frequent Flyer Program of both airlines.
Garuda to offer flights to east Indonesian destinations
Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, has revealed the launch of new flight services to secluded islands within Indonesia in a bid to tap growing tourism and business travel in the eastern parts of the country. Serviced by the airline’s new fleet of ATR72-600 aircraft and branded under the name ‘Explore’, the new routes enable passengers to discover new destinations in the Indonesian archipelago.
SkyTeam sets date for Garuda Indonesia membership
SkyTeam will welcome Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member on March 5th, 2014. The national airline of Indonesia, Garuda will become SkyTeam’s second member from south-east Asia.
Garuda Indonesia announces leadership changes
Indonesia’s national carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has appointed Sentot Mujiono as vice president, region south-east Asia. In his new role, Mujiono will be responsible for growing and managing the airline’s operations in Brunei, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
Garuda Indonesia to launch regional subsidiary Explore
Indonesian flag-carrier Garuda Indonesia has launched a new subsidiary, Explore, as it tries to boost its presence in the domestic market. The new airline will operate the ATR72-600 aircraft which have recently been added to the parent fleet.
Jet Airways signs up with Garuda Indonesia
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, have concluded a code share agreement and simultaneously launched a reciprocal frequent flyer programme. This would offer guests of both airlines with a variety of options and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks.
Garuda Indonesia signs up for ATR72-600 deal
In line with the airline’s efforts to develop and strengthen its flight network, Garuda Indonesia has announced the introduction of new ATR72-600 aircraft into its fleet, starting on November 2013. The signing agreement of the aircraft delivery took place earlier in Jakarta, with Garuda striking a deal with Avions de Transport Regional and the Danish leasing and financing firm, Nordic Aviation Capital.
Garuda Indonesia signs up with Jet Airways
Jet Airways and Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, have announced the signing of a codeshare agreement. Under the codeshare arrangement Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Garuda Indonesia’s flights between Singapore and Jakarta.
Garuda Indonesia introduces “inflight connectivity”
Garuda Boeing Indonesia introduced “Inflight Connectivity” service on a commercial basis on board all the 777-300ER flights the airline operates, starting on 2 October 2013,. From now on, Garuda Indonesia passengers in the First Class, Executive Class and even Economy Class will be able to access the internet through WiFi throughout the flight.
Garuda Indonesia to boot flight from Singapore to Bali and Surabaya
Indonesia’s national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, will increase flights from Singapore to Bali and Surabaya starting next month. The airline currently operates a daily and four times weekly service on its Singapore-Bali route and a four times weekly service from Singapore to Surabaya.