Garuda Indonesia Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Indonesia and is headquartered at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport at Tangerang near Djakarta. The airline is named after the mythical giant bird Garuda, that has great significance in Hinduism and in Buddhist mythology.
Other than its headquarters, which also functions as the main hub, the airline also operates out of 3 other hubs namely NgurahRai International Airport at Bali, Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport at Makassar and Kuala Namu International Airport at Medan.
Garuda Airlines has been going through a business transformation program entitled 'Quantum Leap 2011-2015' and this is evident from the recent award of Best in Region: Asia and Australasia in the Apex Passenger Choice Awards 2013.
Passengers in the Middle East can make a Garuda Indonesia online booking to and from Jeddah, Abu Dhabi and Muscat. They can then also fly on to a range of destinations in Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States of America.
The fleet of the carrier consists of Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier and ATR aircraft, which are always kept in an updated and modernized condition for the safety and comfort of passengers.
The Garuda Indonesia Experience is designed to give passengers a sincere and friendly experience, symbolizing Indonesian hospitality, and this is also the basis for their new greeting of 'Salam Garuda Indonesia'. The airline aims at providing a hassle-free experience to passengers and this begins with a variety of check in options including mobile check-in facilities.
On board the aircraft, the cabin features including flexible head rests and power sockets in the seats in Executive Class are just the beginning ofa comfortable flight. The Audio and Video on Demand (AVOD) system provides the in-flight entertainment on medium-haul flights. In-flight connectivity is another feature that helps travelers stay in touch with business and family even when on board. Passengers can also enjoy the in-flight sales and a special Immigration on Board (IoB) service for those traveling to Indonesia. You can get in touch with the customer service of the airline here.
The Garuda Airlines baggage allowance allows one piece of cabin baggage of up to 7 kg weight and 56x36x23 cm in dimensions. For more details of the baggage policy, please check here.
You can search for flight details and schedules using Cleartrip to build your travel itinerary and you will definitely find a big difference from any other clunky travel websites that you might have used in the past. You can also find hotel information and the best deals with us. The simplicity and speed of the pages would definitely impress you and remind you to come back to us for your future searches.
For an even more streamlined and concise interface, do check out the Cleartrip app that you can download and use on your mobile. It is available for a variety of OS choices, and you can choose the one that you need.