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Garuda order brings Airbus A330 NEO into closer focus

Garuda order brings Airbus A330 NEO into closer focus

Garuda is likely to become first to fly A330 NEOs to Australia, and if you are a normal sized adult, this is good news

Garuda’s fleet ambitions made clearer in Paris

Garuda’s fleet ambitions made clearer in Paris

Not much that has happened at the Paris Air Show is directly relevant to the Australian market, but Indonesia flag carrier Garuda is the exception.

Indonesia’s president makes a point about travel classes

Indonesia’s president makes a point about travel classes

How worried must (or mustn’t) Qantas and Virgin Australia be on news that the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, flew economy class between Jakarta and Singapore on Friday?

India’s largest airline places massive new order for A320 NEOs

India’s largest airline places massive new order for A320 NEOs

Having previously ordered  280 Airbus A320s  (100 A320 CEOs and 180 A320 NEOs) India’s largest domestic carrier IndiGo has just signed an MoU for a further 250 A320 NEOs.

Frightened of inter-island ferries? Here’s Garuda’s latest alternative

Frightened of inter-island ferries? Here’s Garuda’s latest alternative

As Indonesia’s economy grows so does the pressure on the inter-island ferry network so important to the sprawling archipelago nation to the immediate north of the Australian continent.

Garuda goes 777-300ER Sydney-Jakarta-London

Garuda goes 777-300ER Sydney-Jakarta-London

Any doubts as to Garuda’s interest in returning to the kangaroo routes between Australia and London have vanished after today’s announcement of revised Australian schedules to make such flights via Jakarta more practicable.

Garuda goes Jakarta-Perth daily, has bigger ambitions

Garuda goes Jakarta-Perth daily, has bigger ambitions

Whether coincidental or not, Garuda has reinstated its daily Perth-Jakarta non-stop flights with 737-800s in the aftermath of Qantas disappointing the west with reduced flights to Asia. What odds on Garuda wide body services daily on that route and its current double daily 737s between Denpasar and Perth within three years?

Garuda’s London non-stop 777 has kangaroo route potential

Garuda’s London non-stop 777 has kangaroo route potential

In the mid 90s Indonesia decided it wasn't in the business of subsidising rich Australian kids going back packing in Europe with cheap Garuda flights. But maybe it is coming back for a second go at the kangaroo routes, not forgetting Bali of course.

Garuda reinstates Brisbane flights as Indonesia booms

Garuda reinstates Brisbane flights as Indonesia booms

So you think flying between here and Indonesia is all about us going to Bali. Wrong, very wrong!

Etihad’s Garuda deal is strategic issue for Australian carriers

Etihad’s Garuda deal is strategic issue for Australian carriers

In a reminder that Indonesia is much more than Bali, Etihad has stitched up a deal with Garuda that could also stitch up Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia