The Flying Civet

→  October 27, 2009 3

Kopi Luwak or Civet Coffee is coffee made from coffee berries which have been eaten by and passed through the digestive tract of the Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) and other related civets. The civets eat the berries, but the beans inside pass through their system undigested. This process takes place in the islands of Sumatra, [...]

Back On The Rise

→  August 23, 2009 0

While most Asian carriers are reducing capacity in the face of the downturn, Garuda Indonesia has been expanding and posting profits. Garuda made a net profit of 669 billion rupiah ($67 million) last year and for the first half of this year the numbers are higher. This profitability to the Indonesian economy which, unlike many other [...]

The First In Southeast Asia From Garuda

→  July 3, 2009 0

By Kenji San, a GNFI contributor from Kuala Lumpur The brand new 737-800s of Indonesia’s flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has arrived from Boeing factory, Seattle, USA on its delivery flight, 2nd of July 2009, exactly one day after another brand new Airbus A330-200 arrival. All of these sophisticated airplanes are equipped with personal in-flight entertainment system [...]

Garuda’s New Make Up

→  June 9, 2009 3

I got those pictures from this blog, a newly arrived Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200. I like the new interior. And also, Garuda Indonesia will soon change the uniforms of its crews. Look at this pictures below… nice, isnt it? So Indonesia, right?

The Condor Has Come: Garuda’s Brand New Airbus 330-200

→  May 25, 2009 1

Written by Jannatul Firdaus, an aviation student (GNFI contributor in Indonesia) Today 20th of may 2009, Garuda Indonesia received its first brand new Airbus 330-200 HGW (High Gross Weight) series of 4 aircrafts in their order. Those aircrafts are projected to serve Jakarta-Denpasar-Tokyo route starting from 2nd of June this year [...]

Garuda Indonesia to Europe and the U.S. Again

→  May 8, 2009 1

Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia’s flag carrier, has shown a remarkable performance during the last 3 years, from a debt-ridden company to become the only airline in Southeast Asia to book profits in 2008. I got this from, Garuda Indonesia has confirmed to resume flight to cities in Europe (London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Frankfurt), and US [...]

Australia Travel Warning to Indonesia

→  April 13, 2009 0

Travel Warning: Book Early! Bucking the current worldwide downturn in travel, Australians continue to flock to Bali seeking value for money. Australian travelers to Bali during the first two months of 2009 totaled 48,068 a 34.64% increase over totals for the same period in 2008 (35,701).According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, overseas travel by Australians [...]