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Passengers amused by handwritten menu on Garuda flight face defamation charges

  • Rizki Fachriansyah
    Rizki Fachriansyah

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, July 17, 2019   /  11:46 am
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A screen capture from a YouTube video uploaded by Rius Vernandes depicts a handwritten menu in the business class on a Garuda Indonesia flight from Sydney, Australia, to Denpasar, Bali.(Tribunnews.com/-)

An Instagram photo depicting a handwritten menu for in-flight meals on a Garuda Indonesia flight from Sydney, Australia, to Denpasar in Bali has caused a stir on social media and prompted some workers of the national flag carrier to seek legal recourse. YouTube content creator Rius Vernandes posted a photo of a menu written on a piece of paper in his now-invisible Instagram Story when he was on a business class flight back to Denpasar on Saturday evening. “This is the menu handed out to business-class passengers of a Garuda Indonesia flight from Sydney to Denpasar. [They told me] the menu was still being printed,” he wrote in the caption of his now-invisible Instagram story, alongside a facepalm emoji. Responding to the story, Garuda Indonesia spokesman M. Ikhsan Rosan denied that the handwritten text was the airline’s official in-flight menu for the business c...