Supports Endemic Animal Conservation, Garuda Indonesia Supports Komodo Translocation to Labuan Bajo

Jakarta, 15 August 2023 - The Garuda Indonesia National Flight Carrier continues to support its commitment to supporting efforts to preserve Indonesian tcritical endangered Indonesian animals; today, Tuesday (15/8), Garuda Indonesia, together with the Ministry of Environment, transported at least six commodo from Jakarta to go to Labuan Bajo Dalam Dalam The framework of the protected animal translocation process into its natural habitat.

The translocation flight was held on the GA 452 flight route Jakarta - Labuan Bajo route, which was dispatched at 11:10 local time to continue the journey to the Wae Wuul Nature Reserve in Labuan Bajo.

Garuda Indonesia's CEO, Irfan Setiaputra said it "has its meaning as the National Flag Carrier can participate in the government's efforts to preserve various critical endangered Indonesian animals, one of which is the wealth of protected fauna."

Irfan continued that Garuda Indonesia ensured that the translocation process of 6 (six) commodo heads had fulfilled all procedures and documents specifically related to the transport of live animals following international regulations from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as well as quarantine and customs regulations in Indonesia. In addition, the company also ensured that all officers in charge certainly had a live animal certificate to ensure the safety and safety of animals until they arrived at the destination.

The six dragons were previously animals used in Taman Safari, Cisarua, and Bogor to be released back to their habitat in the Wae Wuul Nature Reserve (CA), East Nusa Tenggara.

In line with the company's commitment to supporting environmental preservation, specially protected animals, Garuda Indonesia also previously made similar domestic and international flights through the "Live Animal" cargo repatriation program, including Orangutans, Yellow Crested Cocouts, Small Yellow Cendrawasih, Irian Crocodile, Green Snake Snake, Labi-labi pigs, Rote turtles, and Snow Leopard.

"Surely, the trust in Garuda Indonesia to be able to participate in environmental preservation is our enthusiasm to strengthen our commitment to always make a positive contribution to the community and the environment with the presence of air accessibility through safe, comfortable, and reliable aviation services." " concluded Irfan.

PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk
Corporate Secretary