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Passengers amused by handwritten menu on Garuda flight face defamation charges

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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.(
Rizki Fachriansyah
Jakarta   ●   Wed, July 17, 2019

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...

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