TIACA supports growing air cargo industry in Indonesia

TIACA will work with the INACA and other leading freight companies to support the growing air freight industry in Indonesia.

Boyke Soebroto Emma Murray INACA Indonesia Air Cargo Summit Indonesian National Air Carriers Association Sigit Muhartono TIACA Vladimir Zubkov

TIACA Secretary General Vladimir Zubkov and Emma Murray, of Meantime Communications, were joined by Boyke Soebroto, Chairman of Cargo Flights at Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardig Air, and Sigit Muhartono, Director of Cargo, Garuda, at the inaugural Indonesia Air Cargo Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia when was it to pledge their cooperation.


They made the announcement at the start of the two-day summit, which brought together over 200 industry leaders to explore opportunities and the latest trends and challenges in Indonesia.


“Indonesia has a vibrant and developing air cargo community and we will be working closely with the industry here to bring TIACA expertise and training to support that growth,” said Zubkov.


“TIACA is focused on growing membership in the region and we are pleased to meet with our colleagues here to find ways of reaching out to the growing air cargo community here.


“We are focused on helping the industry to improve and have a number of initiatives around quality and e-freight which we will be sharing with our colleagues here in Indonesia.”


Zubkov is one of 20 industry leaders who shared insight and expertise at the summit, exploring a range of topics including new growth opportunities in the region, improving processes through the use of smart data, and the future of unmanned cargo aircraft, as well as creating world class air cargo hubs and updates on the latest security legislation.


“We look forward to collaborating both with industry members that share the same vision regarding operational excellence, particularly in terms of reliability and quality, and also, and importantly, work with TIACA to build this industry,” said Muhartono (pictured right with Zubkov).


Soebroto, who is working closely with TIACA on developing membership in the region, said it was an honour to be hosting the summit and working with TIACA.


“We hope that this would be the start of many successful partnerships and cooperation for the ASEAN air cargo sector,” he said.


Pictured left to right: Brian Munson, Senior Director ACMI / Charter Customer Solutions & Services, Atlas Air; Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director, Cargo iQ; Sigit Muhartono, Director of Cargo, Garuda Indonesia; Nathalie Herbelles, Assistant Director, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security Asia-Pacific, International Air Transport Association (IATA); M.Kristi Endah Murni, Director of Air Transport, DGCA, Ministry of Transportation Indonesia; Boyke Soebroto, Chairman of Cargo Flights, Indonesia National Air Carriers Association (INACA), President & CEO, Cardig Air; His Excellency Mr. Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister, Ministry of Transportation, Indonesia; Pahala Nugraha Mansury, Chairman, Indonesia National Air Carriers Association (INACA), President & CEO, Garuda Indonesia; Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA); Yukki N. Hanafi, Chairman, Indonesian Logistics & Forwarders Association (ALFI); Denny Fikri, President Director, Angkasa Pura Kargo; Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi, CEO, MASkargo; Emma Murray, FOunder and CEO, Meantime Communications, Publisher, TIACA Times; Dr. Hans Heerkens, Chairman, Platform for Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (PUCA)