Garuda Indonesia is the flag carrier airline of Indonesia. Garuda is the name of the sacred bird of Hinduism, emblem of the country. It was founded in 1947 and within a few years it already operated flights to international destinations such as Paris, Rome, Los Angeles or Cairo. Although he suffered financial problems, in 2009 a modernization plan was initiated, which has led him to obtain the 5 star airline rating of the Skytrax firm.
Garuda Indonesia flights will take you to many destinations within Indonesia, such as Sabang, Jakarta, Medan, Bali or Makassar, and other international ones. The airline mainly flies to other Asian countries (Singapore, Thailand, Japan, South Korea and China), the Netherlands and Australia. However, it is part of the SkyTeam, so you can fly almost to any destination in the world through them.
Garuda Indonesia currently has more than 140 Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier aircraft to operate its flights. Garuda Indonesia is also awaiting more than 70 more aircraft to improve its operation.
👜 Baggage regulations at Garuda Indonesia
Hand luggage: Garuda Indonesia allows carrying a piece weighing up to 7 kg and measures less than 56 x 23 x 36 cm for both Economy and Business Class. In flights on ATR aircraft the maximum measurements are 41 x 17 x 34 cm.
Checked baggage: On Garuda Indonesia flights you can check baggage for free. On domestic flights, in Economy class, you can carry a maximum of 20 kg, 30 kg in Business and 40 kg in First Class. On international flights, the company is quite flexible and the maximum weight that can be carried starts at 30 kg for the Economy class. Depending on the destination you go to, the baggage allowance may go up.
🕗 Garuda Indonesia Web Check-in
Garuda Indonesia online check-in service is available from 24 hours to 4 hours before the flight departs, except at Jakarta airport, where domestic flights are extended up to two hours before departure.
Online check-in is not available for passengers who have purchased electronic tickets, children under 2, travelers with special needs and groups of more than 9 passengers included in the same reservation.
Online check-in for international flights makes it necessary to go through the check-in counter.