Garuda Indonesia (GA) is the flag carrier of Indonesia headquartered at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in Tangerang. Garuda offers flights to almost 49 destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Europe and Australia. Currently flying from its main hubs at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG), Garuda provides nonstop flights from Singapore to Taipei and Makassar. Garuda flies 42 times weekly between Jakarta and Singapore. The carrier also flies weekly 4 times between Singapore and Surabaya. Book your flight tickets of Garuda Indonesia on CheapTickets.sg, Asia’s numero-uno travel portal dishing out the best deals for your travel from Singapore.
Currently the airline is utilizing Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier with a fleet size of 99 aircrafts with another 39 to join in near future.
Listed as four star airlines by Skytrax, Garuda offers two cabin classes, Economy and Executive with a range of entertainment options. The executive is the carrier’s business class product available on all aircraft. Economy Class is available on all the Garuda Indonesia aircrafts. A new cabin ambience with Audio & Video on Demand, LCD TV screen and the Bose Audio System keeps the guests entertained while flying. Recently in 2011, Garuda introduced the Indonesian Rijstaffel service in Executive class as a part of its signature in-flight service. A range of hot and cold food and beverages served on-board is really a new way to experience the Indonesian signature dishes. On-board shopping is available on selected domestic and international flights.
Frequent Flyer Program
‘Garuda frequent flyer program’, benefits its members access to excess baggage, easy check-in etc. It has four tiers of membership covering GFF Junior, Blue, Silver, Gold, and Platinum status levels.
Garuda imposes a strict rule to ensure that each single piece of baggage checked in does not exceed 70lbs/32kg.
Garuda Indonesia is going to join the SkyTeam in March 2014.
SkyTrax named Garuda as the ‘World’s Best Economy Class Airline’ in 2013 and in July 2012, the carrier was recognized as the World’s Best Regional Airline and also the Best Regional Airline in Asia.