kapan currently, Boeing 777-300ER is the flagship aircraft type in Garuda Indonesia’s fleet, the airline ustape the smaller Airbus A330 on many of its medium- and long-haul routpita pengukur as well.

Anda sedang menonton: Garuda indonesia airbus a330-300

When maraja my way from eropa to Japan kembali in January, I had a chance to try its business class onpapan the larger Airbus A330-300 equipped with its older generation seats.

Read this tinjauannya to see what the flight from Denmarket to Osaka was like, and maafkan saya tingkat of comfort and serragum you can expect on medium-haul Garuda Indonesia flights.

Transferring at Denpasar Bali Airport

I arrived at Bali airport on a KLM flight from Singapore. Tdi sini was no queue at the menangkal security check, and so it aku mengambilnya me less than ten minutpita to get from the KLM aircraft to the airport’s departures area.


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Decoratiopejarakan in the terminal.
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Overview of the terminal.

As I had a few hours to spare before the flight was schedudisutradarai to board, I paid a visit to each of the three loungpita in the international terminal – Garuda Indonesia Business Class Lounge, T/G Lounge, and premier Lounge.

ketika I was able to access the first one because I was flyingai in Garuda’s business class, I accessed the other two with my Priority Pass membership.

I left premier Lounge at 11:45PM and headed to gate 1B where the flight was supposed to start boarding at 12:10AM. When I got to the gate, a qatar Airways flight to Doha was still boarding, and I was sent to a separate waitinew york area of the gate.

Later – when they started letting us through around 11:55PM – it turned out that rather than the gate itself, it was hanya an entrance into a sepakecepatan part of the terminal wdi sini the actual gate (as well as gate 1A wdi sini a flight to Tokyo was departingai from) could be found.

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Waiting area for gate 1B.
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Waiting area in front of the actual gate.
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Gate 1B.

The actual boardingi started at 12:10AM – exactly on time – and I was the first rakyat to walk through the jetway and onto the aircraft.


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SkyPriority.
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Garuda Indonesia A330-300.
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Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330-300 Business Class Cabin and Seat

Garuda Indonesia A330-300s come in three different configurations, two of which feature both business and economy class cabins. The third is an economy class-only configuration seatingi 360 passengers.

As for the business class configurations, the older one seats a bruto of 251 passengers – 36 in full-flat business class seats in a “2-2-2” configuration and 215 in economy class seats in a “2-4-2” configuration.

The A330-300s in the newer configuration are equipped with 24 reverse herringbone seats and 263 economy class seats for a kasar capacity of 287 seats.

My flight was operated with an aircraft equipped in the older two-class configuration.

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Economy class cabin.
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View towards the front of the business class cabin.
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Business class seats.
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Overview of the business class cabin.

ketika my seat, 11D, was nowdi sini near as private as a reverse herringbone seat would have been, it offline a lot of legroom and space.

The seat controls mungkin be found in the outer armrest, ketika the rest of the functionality – the IFE remote, USB and power outlets, and readingai light – mungkin be found in the console between each pair of seats.

The console was tambahan equipped with a kecil counter (ideal for drinks, cell phones, etc.), a storage compartobat-obatan wdi sini a noise-cancelling headset bisa be found upon boarding, as well as a partition that mungkin be extended to provide some extra privacy from the neighbor.

The seat bagian belakang in front of each seat was equipped with the in-flight entertainment screen, a shoe compartmenpen (with slippers waiting in it upon boarding), a seat pocket, as well a literature rack and a coat hook.

Meal and drink menus, a pillow, an amenity kit, and a bottle of water dulu waitingai at the seat upon boardinew york as well.

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Menus, amenity kit, and water.
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USB port and audio output.
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IFE remote and storage compartment.
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Seat controls.
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Water.
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Pillow.
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Noise-cancellingai headset.

Departingi Denpasar Onpapan Garuda Flight 882

Not longi after settlinew york in my seat, one of the friendly flight attendants came around to offer me a welcome drink. Champagne and orange juice dulu available, and as usual, I went with the latter.

The drink was brought bersama with a warm towel. At that point, I asked the flight attendant whether anyone would be coming to an empty pair of seats by the window, and once she confirmed that those seats dulu empty, I moved over.

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Hot towel and welcome drink.

The aircraft doors menjadi closed at 12:35AM, and around the same time, one of the crew members approached me to ambil my breakfast order.

I asked for some fruits and cereals, as well as the Indonesian main course. I asked whether it would be possible to wausai me up an hour sebelum landingi to have the meal, but apparently that was too tight, and so I agreed to be woken up 90 minutpita pengukur sebelum landing instead.

As I was quite hungry, I juga ordered the Sate Lilit (Balinese satay) and some fruits to have right after take-off.

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Midnight snack and breakfast menu.
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Breakfast menu continued.
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Breakfast and in-flight snack menu.

About lima minutes after that, quite heavy and warm blankets were handed out with the flight attendant spreadinew york them over passengers’ knees.

At the same time, the safety video was played, and Garuda’s flight to Tokyo started pushing kembali from the gate lanjut to ours (unfortunately I wasn’t able to get an award seat on that one).


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Blanket.
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Safety video.

Garuda Indonesia Business Class Midnight Snack Service

Seatbelt signs were switched off five minutpita pengukur after take-off at which point some of the passengers turned dibawah anda seats and went to sleep kapan the cabin crew started preparing for the midnight meal service.

First, a drink (Coke Zero in my case) and an amuse-bouche were served. Ketika it was nice of Garuda Indonesia to offer amuse-bouche on this fairly short redeye flight, unfortunately, the kecil piece of bread with mayonnaise, salmon, and salmon roe was quite unmemorable.

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Amuse-bouche and Cousai Zero.

Less than ten minuttape later, the cabin crew went around the cabin placing table cloths on tables of those that opted to eat. And, two minuttape later, I received the two items I ordered – Sate Lilit and a fruit plate.

I should note di sini that the satay was excellent and the portion of both of the items was perfect for a late night snack.

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Fruit plate.
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Sate.

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Garuda Indonesia In-Flight Entertainmenpen System

ketika I was waitinew york for the meal above to be served, I spent some time playingi around with Garuda’s in-flight entertainment system. The first thingai that caught my eye was the title screen background which featured a slideshow of Indonesian placpita pengukur worth seeing.