Garuda Indonesia 737 Max

Report: Garuda Indonesia First Airline To Cancel 737 MAX Order

There are a lot of questions right now surrounding the Boeing 737 MAX. The 737 MAX is grounded globally following two of the planes crashing in the past few months. While Boeing is working on a software update for the plane, it looks like the 737 MAX's…

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Filed Under: Garuda Indonesia, Industry News
Cayman 1st Max C1 Flight Takeoff

More Countries & Airlines Ground 737 MAX

Early Sunday morning an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashed shortly after takeoff, making it the second 737 MAX to crash during the initial phase of flight in the past several months (a Lion Air 737 MAX crashed after takeoff last October). As I addressed…

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Filed Under: Garuda Indonesia, Other Airlines
Garuda Indonesia Business Class 777

Garuda Indonesia Launching Strange New London To Bali Route

Garuda Indonesia is one of my favorite airlines. In my experience they have among the friendliest cabin crew of any airline. The airline has gone through so many management changes, and they seem to change their strategy constantly. Their London route…

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Garuda Indonesia Crew

Garuda Indonesia Returning To London… Without First Class

In August, I wrote about Garuda Indonesia's decision to cease flying to London Heathrow. Garuda has an interesting history with London, as I wrote at the time: -- In 2014 Garuda re-commenced flights to London Gatwick (following many years of suspension…

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Garuda Indonesia First Class

Garuda Indonesia Is Suspending Flights To London

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has had an interesting history with their London flights: -- In 2014 Garuda re-commenced flights to London Gatwick (following many years of suspension because of safety restrictions placed on the airline). This…

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Garuda Indonesia First Class

Garuda Indonesia Is Offering 50% Off First Class Awards

At the moment Garuda Indonesia has a promotion for their Jakarta to London route, where they're offering bonus miles for paid tickets, and discounts on award tickets. Personally the bonus miles on a paid ticket doesn't interest me much, since Garuda…

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Filed Under: Garuda Indonesia, Great Deals
Garuda Indonesia First Class

Garuda Indonesia Is Considering Discontinuing First Class

Last year I had the chance to fly Garuda Indonesia first class from London to Jakarta and back, and had an incredible experience. As far as I'm concerned, Garuda Indonesia has the friendliest staff of any airline, both on the ground and in the air. The…

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Oman Air Plane

7 Rumored Ultra Longhaul Routes To The US — Will They Happen?

While you'd think this would have been the case all along, the past several years airlines around the world seem to be run more like businesses than vanity projects. Of course there are still some exceptions, but increasingly we're seeing airlines cut…

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Filed Under: Garuda Indonesia, Oman Air
Garuda Indonesia 777 First Class 1

The World’s Best First Class, Broken Down Into 10 Categories

Back in 2015 I wrote a post with what I consider to be the world's best first class airline products. An updated version of this is long overdue, especially now that I've flown a couple of new first class products. The reason I hadn't written an updated…

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Filed Under: Advice, Air France/KLM
Garuda Indonesia 777 First Class 1

Yay: Garuda Indonesia Formally Requests LAX Flights

Last June we first learned that Garuda Indonesia wanted to begin flying to the U.S., which I've been super excited about. However, they had a couple of hurdles to overcome before they could do so. The biggest hurdle was that Indonesia didn't comply with…

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Filed Under: Garuda Indonesia