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Garuda Indonesia Backtracks On Stupid Policy Changes

A few days ago I wrote about the ridiculous situation that unfolded at Garuda Indonesia. A popular Indonesian vlogger posted a review of a Garuda Indonesia business class flight from Sydney to Bali. The flight had some minor issues, which he pointed…

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Garuda Indonesia’s London Madness

Hopefully I don't get a police summons for this post. Garuda Indonesia's horrible handling of a vlogger sharing his experience on a flight isn't the only thing that's totally whacky at Indonesia's national airline. This is nothing new, but up front it's…

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Outrageous: Garuda Indonesia Can’t Take Feedback

Oh Garuda Indonesia... It seems that Garuda Indonesia isn't very good at taking feedback from customers/those reviewing their flights. Several readers have emailed me regarding an incident that has unfolded at the airline over the past couple of days.…

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Garuda Indonesia Cutting Europe Flights (Again)

Oh Garuda Indonesia... Before I get into the actual substance of what's happening here, let me acknowledge that Garuda Indonesia doesn't have it easy: -- Ultra low cost carriers are gaining a ton of market share in Indonesia, making it tough for airlines…

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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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