Garuda Indonesia News Stories

Garuda To Take Control Of Sriwijaya Air

November 14, 2018

Garuda Indonesia will assume management control of Sriwijaya Group, in a move that will boost the national airline’s market share.


Bali Airport Reopens After Ash Causes Closure

June 29, 2018

Bali airport reopened on Friday afternoon after an ash plume from the Mount Agung volcano had forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights earlier in the day.


Garuda Makes 1Q Loss As Fuel Costs Jump

April 28, 2017

Garuda Indonesia swung to a first quarter net loss of USD$99.1 million as fuel costs rose by over 50 percent.


Garuda Posts Stronger January Traffic Figures

March 3, 2017

Garuda Indonesia published its operating statistics for January showing increases in passenger numbers and freight carried.


Former Garuda CEO In Indonesia Graft Probe

January 19, 2017

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission has named a former chief executive of Garuda Indonesia in connection with a bribery probe into a contract involving Rolls-Royce aero engines.



FAA Approves Indonesian Carriers For US Flights

August 16, 2016

The US FAA has cleared Indonesian carriers to fly to the United States as it upgraded the country's aviation safety rating.


Garuda Orders 14 Airbus A330-900neos

April 19, 2016

Garuda Indonesia has signed a deal for 14 A330-900neos from Airbus, worth USD$5.75 billion at list prices.


Garuda Indonesia To Restructure Fleet

February 17, 2016

Garuda Indonesia is facing pressure on yields because of over-capacity and weak economic growth, forcing it to restructure its fleet and defer some aircraft deliveries.


Garuda To Decide Soon On Airbus Or Boeing Order

November 13, 2015

Garuda Indonesia will decide whether to buy 30 wide-body jets worth potentially USD$9 billion from either Airbus or Boeing by end-2015, the airline's chief executive said.


Garuda Swings To 9-Month Profit Despite Haze

October 23, 2015

Garuda Indonesia swung to a net profit for the nine months ended September from a loss a year ago, helped by lower fuel prices and cost reductions.