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Pelita Air Service – The Airline Poised To Replace Garuda Indonesia

The government is reportedly preparing Pelita Air Service to replace the state-owned airline Garuda Indonesia. Garuda Indonesia is facing the threat of failing to restructure after incurring debt whose value is said to have exceeded Rp 70 trillion. PT Pelita Air Service (PAS), an airline owned by PT Pertamina (Persero) is planned to serve scheduled flights to replace PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. So far, the airline led by Albert Burhan is a charter airline with experience in the oil…

Garuda Indonesia Suggests Imminent Restructuring

The Covid-19 pandemic has continuously caused severe damage to almost every industry worldwide, and the aviation sector was not spared as airlines from around the world continue to struggle. Massive declines in operating flights and passenger demand have resulted in huge losses for airlines even though many have received financial…

Garuda Indonesia Drops Appeal, Will Pay $15 Million Fine

The Australian Federal court has approved a payment plan for Garuda Indonesia after ordering the airline to pay a 19 million Australian dollar ($14.7 million) penalty in relation to a prior price-fixing case after the Indonesian flag carrier dropped its appeal against the initial penalty levied a couple of years…

Garuda Indonesia To Merge With Eight Companies

With no end in sight for the pandemic, the Indonesian Government is planning to merge Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier, with another eight tourism companies, according to Nikkei. After months of the pandemic, the government proposed the scheme among the state-owned enterprises. The plan is expected to integrate Garuda…

Garuda Indonesia Set to Launch Nonstop Flight to Bali from…

The Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia is slated to launch nonstop flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Paris, New Delhi and Mumbai to the country’s tourism hotspot Bali. The plan was unveiled after the Governor of Bali announced on Monday that the island would open its doors to international tourists…

Garuda Indonesia Reportedly Nixing 737 MAX Orders

According to Indonesian publication detikfinance and reported by One Mile at a Time, Garuda Indonesia's CEO has stated that the carrier is set to cancel its order for 49 Boeing 737 MAX, citing "loss of confidence" in the aircraft. "Even if Boeing fixes the MAX 8 system, that passenger confidence…