Garuda Indonesia ATR72 from Surabaya to Banyuwangi

Garuda Indonesia ATR72 from Surabaya to Banyuwangi

This flight is a connecting flight I took from Jakarta to get to Banyuwangi, and the first part was not reported as it was a routine flight between Jakarta and Surabaya that was nothing out of the ordinary onboard a 737-800. Garuda Indonesia utilizes the new Terminal 2 at Surabaya Juanda, even for domestic flights [...]

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Garuda Indonesia 737-800 Economy Class from Yogyakarta to Jakarta

Garuda Indonesia 737-800 Economy Class from Yogyakarta to Jakarta

This would be a very concise review of a standard short-haul domestic trip onboard Garuda Indonesia's Boeing 737-800. What made it interesting was the plane is one of the remaining few older ones with no entertainment screen on the seat back. Boarding for this flight was also delayed due to heavy rains that resulted in [...]

Garuda Indonesia 737-800 Economy Class from Denpasar Bali to Yogyakarta

From Sankara Resort in Ubud, we had pre-arranged a ride to the airport. This arrangement allowed us to drop by the market and a local warung (food stall) to grab some packed Nasi Campur with Babi Guling which is a Balinese specialty for lunch allowing us to arrive at the airport around 2pm well fed [...]

Garuda Indonesia 737 Economy Class from Jakarta to Bali

Having written about this route before about 6 years back, I will post some impressions of my recent experience since Garuda moved their domestic operations to the new Terminal 3. Boarding was slightly late but at least there was the jetbridge for us today. For passengers who want to experience the flight onboard Garuda's widebody [...]

Garuda Indonesia Domestic Lounge in Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3

With Garuda Indonesia moving its domestic operations into the new Terminal 3, there was the opportunity to try the brand new lounge. Apparently Garuda Indonesia has followed airlines like China Southern and Singapore Airlines in having separate lounges for their elite frequent flyers and Business Class passengers. In this instance, the Domestic Lounge is divided [...]

Garuda Premium Arrival Lounge and Services in Jakarta

For the return flight, I was not planning on posting about it but several noteworthy experiences made me write about the experiences of being a SkyTeam Elite Plus flying on Economy class with Garuda Indonesia. I had obtained my SkyTeam Elite Plus after accumulating my miles with Air France and KLM's Flying Blue program. For [...]