Garuda joins Skyteam Cargo Alliance

Garuda Indonesia Cargo, a strategic business unit (SBU) of Garuda Indonesia, formally announced its intent to join the SkyTeam Cargo Alliance at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Seoul held in September and expects to join the Alliance by the end of June 2015.


Garuda joins Skyteam Cargo Alliance


Garuda Indonesia Cargo, a strategic business unit (SBU) of Garuda Indonesia, formally announced its intent to join the SkyTeam Cargo Alliance at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Seoul held in September and expects to join the Alliance by the end of June 2015.

Garuda Indonesia Cargo now begins the process to join SkyTeam Cargo by completing the necessary membership requirements. These include amongst others: IT system integration; product alignment and enhancement; service procedure improvement in accordance service standards; and improving brand image.

“By joining SkyTeam Cargo, Garuda Indonesia Cargo will off er more than 900 worldwide locations, giving our customers a far greater choice of destinations from and to Indonesia,” said Rajendra Kartawiria, VP of Garuda Indonesia Cargo. “These additional destinations and greater collaboration with other SkyTeam members will also support Garuda Indonesia’s planned 30 per cent capacity increase in 2015.”

In line with online shopping and small package growth in Indonesia, SBU Cargo also has offered domestic doorto- door cargo services, in cooperation with third parties and reintroduced its GO Express product. Th is product offers a pick-up service from the customer and delivery directly to the beneficiary, similar to courier services. By the end of 2014, Garuda Indonesia will serve 45 domestic and 18 international destinations and in 2015, Garuda Indonesia Cargo will expand to 62 domestic and 24 international destinations.