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Founded : 1947

Key people : Triawan Munaf (President Commissioner)

Country : Indonesia

Office Address : Soekamo-Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng

City : Jakarta

Zip Code : 19120

Phone number : 011 62 804 180 7807

Official Website :

Covid :

Garuda Indonesia Overview 

Garuda Indonesia was founded in 1947 and it is the national carrier of Indonesia. Furthermore, the carrier was established in 1947, at that time it was called KLM Interinsulair Bedrijf and was nationalized in December 1949 alongside another name 'Garuda Indonesian Airways'. The aircraft also worked trips for public interests during its start, frequently including diplomatic representatives onboard. Moreover, it was supported by the Burmese government during its initial years. During the 1960s, the aircraft developed and extended its fleet and network. This development proceeded into the 70s, 80s and 90s until the last part of the 90s and mid 20s which brought on some troublesome times for the carrier. Nonetheless, the aircraft before long recuperated from its financial issues. By 2014, the aircraft had completely recovered, being one of seven carriers to acquire a Skytrax 5-star rating.


Garuda Indonesia Hub and Destinations 

Garuda Indonesia has its hub airport as Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta area on the island of Java, Indonesia. Moreover, the airline operates both domestic and international flights. Moreover, it operates flights across Asia, Europe, Australia as well as within Indonesia. For instance, some of the domestic destinations that the airline flies to include Kendari, Bima, Nias, Palopo, Jember, Biak, Kolaja, Raha, Palu, Jakarta, Batam, Sorong, Kupang and many more. Lastly, some of the international destinations include Melbourne, Davao, Jeddah, Shenyang, Perth, Sydney, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, London, Seoul, Jeddah and more. 


Garuda Indonesia Travel Class 

Garuda Indonesia only offers passengers Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class. 

Economy Class

In 2013 SkyTrax awarded Garuda Indonesia’s Economy Class the title for world’s best economy class. It gives passengers an affordable value and comes with comfortable service. In addition, the flight crew is highly trained and very friendly. Moreover, the passengers can access International, Asian and Inondesian food as well as hot & cold beverages on the in-flight manuu. Passengers can also enjoy in-flight entertainment. Furthermore, the seats in the cabin are very comfortable, they have good legroom and reclining features.

Premium Economy 

Despite the fact that there is no established premium economy class, Garuda Indonesia offers Premium seats as a feature of the seat selection service, with more space and solace on chosen flights and all courses traveling to/from London. 

Business Class 

The cabin crew of business class facilities is specially highly trained. They are also very friendly and attentive. Moreover, the dinners and light snacks accessible on Garuda Indonesia's Business Class cabin are prepared by qualified culinary specialists with experience in 5-star restaurants. In addition to this, Business Class offers its passengers seats that recline back into flatbeds for ideal solace. Furthermore, the seats have USB and electrical plugs and a 15" touchscreen for passengers entertainment throughout the flight. The seats also have a pitch of 43", and a seat width of 21.2". Lastly, Business Class travelers are given a Hypoallergenic pad, rich duvet and a L'occitane convenience unit. 

First Class

FIrst Class provides passengers with the best service on-board. They can enjoy the privilege of priority service at the airport. Moreover, passengers can access the Lounge at the airport. On board there are maximum efforts put in to make the journey comfortable. The First Class cabin has 8 private suites that are set out in a formation of 1 x 2 x 1. In addition to this, every suite has a sliding entryway for protection, an exceptionally planned 82-inch pitch and 22-inch width seat that changes into a full-level bed with an agreeable sleeping pad and bedding. Passengers can also watch whatever they please on their individual 23.5 inch LCD TV that has entertainment content, a touch screen seat control unit. Subsequently, they can savor dedicated and exclusive food made by specialists. In addition, the airline also provides its customers with an amenity kit that has shoes and loungewear, an exceptional convenience pack, writing material, toiletries, etc. Above all this, passengers can stay connected to their friends and family on ground as wi-fi is available on board.


In-Flight Entertainment 

Garuda Indonesia provides passengers with in-flight entertainment in the form of LCD TV. Moreover, passengers can enjoy a wide range of  movies, music and tv shows that are the latest and greatest entertainment specially tailored for them. However, such service is not available on all flights, especially not on Bombardier CRJ-1000 aircraft and ATR72 crafts. Lastly, passengers can also connect to Wi-Fi if they are travelling on Boeing 777-300 ER, Airbus A330-200/300 and Airbus A330-900 neo aircrafts.


In-Flight Food 

Garuda Indonesia provides passengers food according to their travel class. So First class passengers are given a taste of International as well as Indonesian cuisine, the food is made by onboard culinary specialists. Moreover, Business class passengers can savour appetizing dishes that are freshly made by 5-star restaurant chefs. Furthermore, a range of food from Indonesian, Asian and Western menus is given to Economy class passengers. In addition, the choices given may vary depending on the travel route, aircraft and travel duration. Lastly, passengers can enjoy hot and cold beverages on-board. Wines, cocktails, and other spirits are served in premium suites.

Special Menu

The airline also provides passengers with special meals on-board. Moreover, these meals aim to meet the specific dietary, religious or health requirements of passengers. Furthermore, passengers need to request for a special meal at least 24 hours prior to the departure of the flight and this can be done by contacting Garuda Indonesia directly. Lastly, following special meals are available on-board:


Frequent Flyer Program 

 GarudaMiles is the name of the frequent flyer program that Garuda Indonesia operates, its main purpose is to reward loyal passengers. Moreover, members have a chance of earning miles every time they travel using Garuda Indonesia. Furthermore, passengers can use the miles they earn and redeem it for upgrades and benefits. For instance, passengers can redeem points for Business Class upgrades or for Award tickets to any destination that Garuda Indonesia operates scheduled flights to. Lastly, the miles are transferable. 

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Garuda Indonesia FAQ's

1. Where does Garuda Indonesia fly? +

The airline operates both domestic and international flights. Moreover, it operates flights across Asia, Europe, Australia as well as within Indonesia


2. Where is Garuda Indonesia based?  +

Garuda Indonesia has its hub airport as Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta area on the island of Java, Indonesia. 


3. Can I book a Garuda Indonesia flight online? +

Yes, you can book Garuda Indonesia tickets online through the official website.


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