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Garuda Indonesia to sell merchandises on JD.ID

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, February 14, 2018 | 11:07 am
Garuda Indonesia to sell merchandises on JD.ID

A Garuda Airlines plane is viewed in flight. (Shutterstock/File)

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has announced a new collaboration with e-commerce JD.ID to launch a new service channel named "GarudaShop" that will be available on the platform's website.

Following a signing ceremony on Tuesday at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport's Terminal 3, all Garuda passengers will be able to purchase the airline's merchandise and products through the GarudaShop in addition to during flights.

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Garuda Indonesia president director Pahala N. Mansury said the cooperation was part of the carrier's efforts to expand its non-core flight business by increasing ancillary revenue, with a target of up to US$54 million this year.

"It will also ease customers in purchasing Garuda's merchandise and products online. Holders of Garuda Indonesia-BNI and Garuda Indonesia-Citi Card credit cards will also be given a special program when they conduct transactions in the shop," he added in a statement.

Among the products are travel-related items, watches, jewelries, perfumes, beauty products, gadgets, as well as merchandise for children. (kes)

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