JAKARTA – PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, plans to cooperate with PT Citilink Indonesia about the cargo service business.
Garuda Indonesia Finance Director Helmi Imam Satriyon said the cooperation is being developed as an effort to push the marketing process in the freight forwarding service. “It became one of the sources of income,” he said in Jakarta, Tuesday (23/1/2010).
Helmi said the Company’s plan is very focused in this area including infrastructure investment. The airline company in the field of airline shows a very good improvement pattern in cargo service.
This is seen from Garuda Indonesia Cargo which is a subsidiary of GIAA earn revenues ranging from US $ 20-22 million per month.
Last year, Garuda Indonesia was able to generate double-digit growth from cargo business or reach US $ 360 million.
President Director of Garuda Indonesia Pahala N. Mansury said Cargo Service Center or Cargo Service Center (CSC) Garuda now numbered 80 spread across Indonesia and will be built 15-20 pieces in 2018.
Based on Business records, GIAA is supporting aggressive corporate efforts in expanding the national air cargo market segment.
Year 2017 becomes a moment Garuda Indonesia develop cargo business after the previous year more focused on internal consolidation.
This year Pahala targets Garuda will also grow from two-digit cargo service. “About 15% from the previous year,” he explained.
Meanwhile, until now Garuda does not have a special cargo aircraft. If it is potentially big and financially enough, Helmi says there is a possibility of the company buying the aircraft.
Translated by Aryaputra Pande– BIC