The Colorfulness of Indonesian Airlines

Indonesian airlines have had a long history. Various airlines have graced the skies of Indonesia, although not all of them survived to flap their wings in the sky of the archipelago. On December 28, 1949, the NV Garuda Indonesia Airways (GIA) aircraft became the aircraft of the national airline which…

Garuda Indonesia Has Asked to Defer Payment of Debt Once…

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Garuda announced the process to defer its debt payment was filed with the Commercial Court of the Central Jakarta District. The application for a time extension takes into account the claims verification that is presently occurring. The method for the peace plan is still being…

Found To Operate 19 Troubled Aircraft, Citilink and GMF Aeroasia…

The Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation, sitting in the Ministry of Transportation, issued a warning to local-based carriers Citilink and GMF AeroAsia after the company continued to operate 19 aircraft that were experiencing technical issues with their braking systems. The warning was delivered in a letter dated Dec. 22…

Singapore Airlines Deepens Relations with Garuda Indonesia

The month of November has been seeing great success for airlines and airports worldwide, with Singapore seeing particular success with the ever-growing Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme, meant to connect the country with a set number of outside destinations. National carrier Singapore Airlines and its low-cost subsidiary Scoot have been making…

Government Prepares to Takeover Garuda Indonesia Routes if it Declares…

Indonesian national carrier Garuda Indonesia may be forced into bankruptcy as it faces growing debts after months of financial difficulties due to the impact of Covid-19. The Indonesian government in response has prepared Pelita Air Service, a subsidiary of Indonesia's Pertamina, a state-owned oil giant, to take over domestic flights…

Pelita Air Service – The Airline Poised To Replace Garuda…

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)…

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…