Garuda to officially join SkyTeam in March 2014

SkyTeam, global airline alliance will welcome Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member on 5 March 2014.


Garuda to officially join SkyTeam in March 2014


SkyTeam, global airline alliance will welcome Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member on 5 March 2014.

The national airline of Indonesia, Garuda will become SkyTeam’s second member from Southeast Asia. Garuda operates nonstop flights from Jakarta, the nation’s capital and financial center, to six SkyTeam hubs: Seoul, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and Amsterdam. Michael Wisbrun, SkyTeam’s managing director said: “Garuda is on target to meet all the membership criteria required by SkyTeam, including implementing a new IT platform and customerfocused initiatives. We look forward to welcoming the airline on 5 March next year.”

“Joining SkyTeam marks another significant milestone in the company’s development, as we are now entering the stage of being a global player,” said Garuda Indonesia’s president & CEO, Emirsyah Satar.