The national airline of Indonesia is Garuda Indonesia. The airline commenced operations in 1949 and is one of the premier airlines in the world. It operates from 4 main hubs namely Kualanamu International Airport, Ngurah Rai International Airport, Soekarno–Hatta International Airport and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport. It also operates from secondary hubs - Juanda International Airport and Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport. Garuda Indonesian focus cities are Adisucipto International Airport, Sam Ratulangi International Airport and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport.
The airline operates with a fleet strength of 142 planes comprising 84 Boeing, 24 Airbus, 18 Bombardier and 16 ATR aircraft. Garuda Indonesia flies to over 70 destinations in 59 countries.
The IATA code for Garuda Indonesia is GA
The ICAO code for Garuda Indonesian is GIA. The Callsign for Garuda Indonesia is INDONESIA.
Garuda Indonesia Codeshare Agreements
Garuda Indonesia has codeshare agreements with 26 airlines throughout the world including well known airlines such as All Nippon Airways, China Airlines, Jet Airways, Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines.
Garuda Indonesia SkyTeam Membership
In 2014, Garuda Indonesia joined the SkyTeam alliance as its 20th member. By joining the alliance Garuda Indonesia contributed 40 new destinations to the SkyTeam and in return Garuda Indonesia gained 102 destinations from the alliance partners.
Garuda Indonesia Cabin Features
The airline offers three cabin classes – First Class, Business Class and Economy Class. First Class is equipped with ergonomically designed seats that becomes a flatbed with comfortable mattress for sleeping. The Business Class is provided with an ergonomically designed seat with swiveling headrest and ample leg space. The Economy Class sports a comfortable seat with 31 inch leg room and adjustable headrest.
Garuda Indonesia Experience
Garuda Indonesia has put together a unique concept of service under the Garuda Indonesia Experience banner. The essence of the program is to ensure that the airline’s service affects all the five senses touch, scent, sight, sound and taste. Each facet of the service affects one or more of the senses. This program is linked to a larger objective of presenting Indonesia to the whole world as a caring country.
Garuda Indonesia SkyPriority Service
The airline provides a red carpet treatment to its premium flyers. Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers get priority services that include priority check-in areas, priority baggage drop off, priority service at ticket/transfer desks, accelerated security and passport clearance, priority boarding and priority baggage handling.
Garuda Indonesia offers excellent in-flight services. From comfortable seating with ample leg space to adjustable headsets, the airline’s other services include audio and video on demand with LCD TV touch screen, movies, TV programs, live TV and games. Additionally, Wi-Fi services are available to all classes.
Garuda Indonesia Services
The airline has a host of services aimed at the convenience of passengers. Check-in can be accomplished in multiple ways through mobile, through web, at the city center or even via phone. Flyers can select seats before boarding the flight to opt for a seat with more leg room.