Garuda Indonesia targets
online sales

National carrier Garuda Indonesia has announced plans to develop its online sales in efforts to boost the the airline's revenue.

The company expects online sales to surpass offline sales within four years, Garuda e-commerce senior general manager Joseph Adrian Saul said Wednesday, as quoted by tribunnews.com.

"We are serious about developing our e-commerce, since it makes transactions easier and cuts costs," he said.

Adrian added that Garuda had worked with Visa and Mastercard to develop an online credit card payment system, and would partner with Bank Mandiri, BCA and BII to develop a system for online debit card payments.

Garuda also plans to be able to receive online payments using the Paypal system, he said.

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