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Garuda Indonesia
Founded 1 August 1947; 74 years ago (1947-08-01) (as KLM Interinsulair Bedrijf)
Commenced operations 26 January 1949 (1949-01-26) (as Garuda Indonesian Airways)
Secondary hubs
  • Juanda International Airport
  • Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport
Focus cities
  • Adisucipto International Airport
  • Sam Ratulangi International Airport
  • Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport
Frequent-flyer program GarudaMiles
Alliance SkyTeam
  • Citilink
  • GMF AeroAsia
  • Sriwijaya Air
  • Abacus Distribution Systems Indonesia
  • Aero Systems Indonesia
  • Aerowisata
Fleet size 143
Destinations 91 (69 Domestic and 22 International)
Company slogan The Airline of Indonesia
Parent company Indonesian Ministry of State Owned Enterprises (60.51%)
Headquarters Garuda City Center Building Complex
M1 Street, Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia
Key people
  • Agus Santoso (Chief Commissioner)
  • I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra (President Director and CEO)
Revenue Increase US$3.86 billion (Rp53.08 trillion) (2016)
Net income Decrease US$9.36 million (Rp128.7 billion) ((2016)
Total assets Increase US$3.74 billion (Rp51.4 trillion) (2016)
Total equity Increase US$1.009 billion (Rp13.8 trillion) (2016)
Employees 20,000 (March 2016)

PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (IDX: GIAA), known as Garuda Indonesia, is the flag carrier of Indonesia. It is named after the mythical giant bird Garuda of Hinduism and Buddhist mythology. Garuda Indonesia is based in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, near Jakarta.

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