Discover what it’s like to fly Business Class on the Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777. See what kind of amenities and dining you can enjoy on your journey, as well as the pre-boarding perks you can benefit from.
You can expect to check into your flight with ease thanks to a separate check-in area for premium passengers, including those with Business Class tickets. You can check in within 24 hours of your flight.
You can also access the SkyTeam Lounge in Sydney, which has library-style living rooms, a dining zone that offers complimentary food, a stocked bar and sleep pods. Remember that the facilities may differ from airport to airport, so the amenities in Heathrow may not be the same as those available in Bali.
If you’re flying back from Indonesia in Business Class, you could also take advantage of the Garuda Lounges in Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta (CGK), Ngurah Rai Denpasar (DPS), Kualanamu Medan (KNO), Sepinggan Balikpapan (BPN), and Juanda Surabaya (SUB).
You can also take advantage of a priority boarding channel as well as a separate waiting area for first and Business Class passengers, ensuring that you’ll get on the plane first without any delays.
Frequent flyer perks
If you’re a member of SkyTeam, you can earn frequent flyer points with airlines such as Garuda Indonesia through GarudaMiles. You can expect a 125-150% increase in the number of points you can earn while flying in Business Class. This is also influenced by the number of miles you are flying with the airline.
Space and seating
With 38 staggered Business Class seats organised in a 1-2-1 configuration, all seats are forward facing and every guest has direct aisle access. The seats can be put into a flatbed position and are 109.22cms long and 53.85cms wide. Upon seating, you also have access to your very own ottoman to rest your feet and store your possessions.
You also get your own personal storage unit, which is ideal for stowing away your possessions while you relax during your flight.
You can stay fresh on the flight thanks to your L’Occitane amenity kit. This includes slippers, plastic wrapped coverlets, pillows, headphones and 330ml bottles of water. Your kit will also include toothpaste, hand cream, a toothbrush, a hairbrush, a sleeping mask and other things you might expect to find in an amenity kit.
You have access to a wide range of English entertainment, which includes newly-released movies and several satellite TV channels, including CNN, BBC World News, CNBC and Al Jazeera English. The in-flight entertainment system on your 38.1cms-wide LCD touchscreen allows you to stop and start films at any point you please. Built into your seat are two USB ports, a universal laptop charger and inflight Wi-Fi, so you’re bound to find something to keep you entertained in the air.
Dining and refreshments
The exact meals will vary from flight to flight, but you’ll receive a menu that you can choose from when you board the flight. You can also request refreshments including coffee, tea, water and soft drinks and a wide selection of wine, beer and spirits.
With options such as freshly cut fruit, yogurt and cereal available for breakfast, you can do justice to the most important meal of the day.
Where can I fly?
Garuda Indonesia travels to more than 73 international destinations. The flights from Australia depart from Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. In the example below, we’ve provided the codes for flights travelling from Australia to Jakarta. However, Garuda Indonesia also offers travel to Malaysia, Beijing, Phuket and many more destinations around the globe.
|Flight route||Flight code|
|Melbourne - Jakarta||GA 717|
|Sydney - Jakarta||GA 713|
|Perth - Jakarta||GA 725|
Prepare yourself for high quality food, ease of check-in and flying to your destination in comfort when you book a Business Class seat on Garuda Indonesia airlines.
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