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Garuda Indonesia partners with Etihad to increase destinations

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia’s national carrier, launched flight services last week to six new destinations as a result of the airline's recently signed codeshare agreement with

Indonesia becomes bonanza for international plane makers

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Buoyed by rapid economic growth, Indonesia has become a bonanza for international plane makers who are booking some of the world's biggest sales as Western airlines suffer a downt

Garuda Indonesia to fly to Taipei, Haneda, and New Delhi early...

Garuda Indonesia plans to launch its Jakarta-Tapei (Taiwan), Jakarta-Haneda (Japan), and Bali-New Delhi (India) route through Singapore starting February 2012, with the arrival of Garuda’s new Boein

Garuda Indonesia continues fleet expansion

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Garuda Indonesia and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) today announced the signing of an operating lease for six Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft and three CFM56-7B engi

Some solutions to decongest Jakarta Soekarno Hatta Airport?

JAKARTA (eTN) - Few people know that today the second busiest airport in Southeast Asia after Bangkok is Jakarta Soekarno Hatta.

Survey names Garuda best in SE Asia for service

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A recent survey by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) has ranked the national airline of Indonesia, Garuda, the best carrier in Southeast Asia for service quality.

Blossoming air routes between Indonesia and Thailand

BANGKOK/JAKARTA (eTN) - The coming winter season for Asia's largest low-cost carrier, AirAsia, will see a major boost in flights between Indonesia and Thailand, reflecting the growing interest for bot

Garuda airline sued by son of late dictator Suharto

Late dictator Suharto's son filed a civil suit Tuesday against Indonesia's state-run airline for an in-flight magazine article that referred to him as a "convicted murderer."

An Indonesian visa with Garuda

JAKARTA (eTN) - The two young Indonesian men sitting in the departure lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol airport look rather serious and not very excited to fly, in contrary to other Indonesian passengers.

Amsterdam is Garuda’s first step into a more global presence

(eTN) in Jakarta/Amsterdam - It was an important day last Wednesday for Garuda. In the early 2000s, Indonesia’s national carrier was plagued by debts, forcing it to cut both aircraft and network.

Garuda plans to develop secondary hubs, adds more routes

Singapore 02/05/2010- Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia plans to develop secondary hubs in Indonesian major cities in addition to its major hubs in Jakarta and Denpasar as part of its Quantum L

Garuda launches “visa on board” service

Passengers on state-owned airline company Garuda Indonesia's Tokyo-Denpasar-Jakarta route can now enjoy the newly launched onboard visa application service.

New generation of CEOs bring changes at Southeast Asian airlines

It is a silent but real revolution. For years, airlines in Southeast Asia were considered by politicians in power as a tool to national identity, economic development and…to their own benefits!

Garuda Indonesia to fly Jakarta-Dubai-Amsterdam from June 2010

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Indonesia's national carrier, Garuda Indonesia, will launch a daily non-stop service from Jakarta to Dubai and on to Amsterdam from 1 June 2010.

Police chief: Terrorist infiltrated airline to carry out a “bigger attack”

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A suspect wanted in connection with hotel suicide bombings in the Indonesian capital had infiltrated the national airline in a plot to carry out a "bigger attack," the national

“Quantum Leap” planned for post-EU ban Garuda

Indonesian national airline Garuda announced plans on Thursday for an aggressive expansion after it was removed from a European Union aviation safety blacklist.

EU removes Garuda, three other Indonesian carriers from its blacklist

BRUSSELS -- The European Union says four Indonesian airlines, including Garuda, the country's flag carrier, will be allowed to fly to the continent again because of "significant" air safety improvemen

Former Indonesian airline boss jailed in Munir case

Jakarta - The former executive director of Indonesia's national airline Garuda, Indra Setiawan, has been sentenced by a Jakarta court to one year in jail for assisting in the killing of the human rights activist Munir Said Thailib.The court found him guilty of falsifying documents to help the killer travel on Mr Munir's flight.