Dining at the Garuda Indonesia International Business Class Lounge in Jakarta Terminal 3

Dining at the Garuda Indonesia International Business Class Lounge in Jakarta Terminal 3

Normally I fly with other carriers for long haul flights since they usually have way more schedules and destinations. However I managed to find last minute redemption availability for Garuda Indonesia's direct flight between Jakarta and Beijing. This would thus be one of the longest flights I have with my home carrier and my first [...]

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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 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 [...]

First Impressions of Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3

Jakarta is perhaps one of the major cities in South-East Asia that has a more or less antiquated airport terminal in its capital city. Due to years of mismanagement and lack of infrastructure funding, it was only recently that a new airport terminal opened in Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport - CGK. Dubbed as 'Terminal 3 [...]

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 [...]

Garuda Indonesia Executive Lounge in Jakarta Terminal 2 – a Lounge Review

One of my favourite perks being a higher status member of any frequent flyer is to be able to gain access to lounges when travelling on Economy class. I was able to achieve SkyTeam Elite Plus status from Air France's Flying Blue program and that granted me entry to lounges even when travelling on an [...]