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Indonesian court grants Garuda short-term reprieve on debt repayment

Financially troubled Garuda Indonesia has secured a court order granting the carrier a short-term reprieve from making debt payments. The 9 December ruling by a commercial court comes after an IT solutions provider, Mitra Buana Koorporindo (MBK), filed a debt petition...

Revenue fall widens Garuda’s loss for nine-month period

A fall in revenue from the passenger and other segments were the primary cause of a widening loss at the financially troubled Garuda Indonesia for the nine-month period to 30 September 2021. Operating loss came in at $1.67 billion, a 52.7% year-on-year rise as...

Emirates and Garuda sign codeshare memorandum

Emirates and Garuda Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding on codeshare covering both carriers, and opportunities to cooperate on each other’s frequent flyer programs. This makes Emirates the second United Arab Emirates-based carrier Garuda is codesharing...

Is Boeing 737 MAX8 seating getting tighter?

There have been several stories about the tight bathrooms on the new MAX8.  This is not the only thing about the MAX8 that travelers might want to consider. Look at this seating table, which compares the active MAX8 fleet as of the 1Q18.  The green area is the seating...