Photos of Garuda Indonesia’s new 737 Max8

Photos of Garuda Indonesia’s new 737 Max8

Early this year, Garuda Indonesia took delivery of their newest plane - the Boeing 737 Max8 with its distinctive winglets. The photo below shows the difference between the 2 wingtips of the older generation 737-800 that is most common for Garuda and the new 737 Max8 on the left. Even though it was a single [...]

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Garuda Indonesia Business Class on the A330 from Singapore to Jakarta

Garuda Indonesia Business Class on the A330 from Singapore to Jakarta

After disembarking from my Swiss flight, I head to the transfer counter and waited a while over there. The reason was that the only transfer staff manning the Garuda counters was off on a break and I wanted to add my Sky Team number to the reservation for earning status miles and to obtain new [...]

Garuda Indonesia International Business Class Lounge in Jakarta Terminal 3

Garuda Indonesia International Business Class Lounge in Jakarta Terminal 3

With Garuda Indonesia's move to Terminal 3 complete at the middle of the year, they have opened the new Business Class lounge at the International section of Jakarta's new Terminal 3. This new lounge is open to Sky Team Elite Plus members and is similarly located on the mezzanine floor between the check-in areas and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]