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Garuda Indonesia promises 'vintage' flight experience'

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, November 29, 2018  /  05:33 pm
Garuda Indonesia promises 'vintage' flight experience'

A Garuda Indonesia aircraft is parked at an airport. (

The national flag carrier is set to take passengers on what it calls the Garuda Indonesia Vintage Flight Experience from Dec. 7 to 17.

The program is part of the airline’s new flight experience service concept, which provides various flight experiences for passengers. The theme is Garuda Indonesia Classic Brand.

“Through this service, we hope to provide distinct nuances to customers carrying out their year-end trips,” Garuda Indonesia service director Nicodemus P. Lampe said in a statement.

A time travel experience of sorts, the airline will replicate elements of flying in the 1970s or 80s. For this purpose, the Boeing 737-800NG fleet will be branded with classic livery.

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The cabin crew will wear uniforms to match the era, created by famous Japanese designer Hanae Mori.

Passengers will be able to experience the Garuda Indonesia vintage flight on several routes in the period of Dec. 7 to 17, including: GA566 and GA569 (Jakarta – Balikpapan – Jakarta), GA304 and GA309 (Jakarta – Surabaya – Jakarta) and GA846 and GA847 (Jakarta – Singapore – Jakarta). (iru/kes)