Garuda Indonesia to Join SkyTeam on 5 March 2014

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 18 December 2013

[HD video below] Garuda Indonesia will become the 20th member of the SkyTeam airline alliance on 5 March 2014.

Garuda operates nonstop flights from Jakarta, the nations capital and financial centre, to seven SkyTeam hubs: Seoul, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and Amsterdam.

SkyTeam brings more than 1,020 global destinations to Garuda customers. In addition to an extensive network, dedicated services such as SkyPriority and access to over 530 lounges will be amongst the benefits that Garuda customers will gain from being part of the SkyTeam alliance, said Michael Wisbrun, SkyTeams managing director. Garuda is on target to meet all the membership criteria required by SkyTeam, including implementing a new IT platform and customer-focused initiatives. We look forward to welcoming the airline on 5 March next year.

Garuda Indonesias President & CEO, Emirsyah Satar, said, Joining SkyTeam marks another significant milestone in the companys development, as we are now entering the stage of being a global player. This is part of our strategy to extend our network worldwide while at the same time improving our service by facilitating a seamless and more convenient travel experience for our customers.

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