|Garuda Indonesia has confirmed a five-star airline. Predicate five star airline for Garuda Indonesia is based on the assessment of Skytrax, an aviation consultant company based in the UK. Some aspect of primary value to get this predicate, namely the provision of food in flight, ticket service, quality of service on the ground and in flight, as well as the situation in the airport.|
Skytrax has confirmed that Garuda Indonesia has become the latest member of the exclusive five-star airlines in the world. Skytrax is an aviation consulting firm based in the UK who do various research about airlines, airports, aircraft entertainment, staff and other cost elements. "It is a recognition of major changes in the quality standards of Garuda Indonesia. In recent years, the airline has been working hard. We confirm that Garuda Indonesia is eligible to become a five-star airline," said Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax in its official website, airline quality, Thursday (12/11/2014).
This assessment, Plaisted said, is based on an assessment of products 'sales' (including meals, tickets) as well as the quality of service on land and air, as well as the situation at the airport. "We realize that many people use the economic cost, but this is how they maintain the quality and consistency of services. The standards this is a great contribution and securing the position of Garuda Indonesia as a five-star airline," he said.
Consistency of an airline product and services that are considered to meet the standards Skytrax. In business class service, Garuda Indonesia offers the use of a more spacious seating area with a size of 32-34 inches in economy class. While in business class, the airline offers seats that can be used as a bed. Passengers can also use the experience to feel first and business class flight with five-star service that was launched for the entire fleet of Boeing 777-300ER.
Giving a five star rating is also based on the plan of Garuda Indonesia's move to its new home. In 2015, Garuda Indonesia will occupy its new home at the terminal three Soekarno-Hatta. It is claimed will allow Garuda Indonesia and Syktrax to provide premium services to passengers.
The success achieved the prestigious is regarded as an important step for Garuda Indonesia. This is a form of world recognition of the transformation and improvement of Indonesian airline's done. "The success of Garuda Indonesia was awarded a five-star airline is a manifestation of the commitment and hard work to provide the best service to service users," said the former Director of Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar.
This achievement is also at the same time is a success inscribed Emirsyah Satar to Indonesia during the dedication served as President Director of Garuda Indonesia. Results of General Meeting Extraordinary Shareholders (EGM), Friday (12.12.2014), set M. Arif Wibowo as President Director of Garuda Indonesia which replaces Emirsyah Satar.