NEWS

Garuda Indonesia Has Succeeded the Repatriation of Eleven Orangutans Back to Their Habitat

Garuda Indonesia successfully shipped 11 (eleven) orangutans from Malaysia and Thailand to their natural habitat in Indonesia. The eleven orangutans arrived safely on Thursday (17/12) at Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng with two different flight routes. GA 821 (Kuala Lumpur - Jakarta) used our Airbus A330-900 neo to ship 9 (nine) orangutans, while GA GA 867 (Bangkok - Jakarta) used our Airbus A330-300 to shipthe other two orangutans.

During the transit in Jakarta, the eleven orangutans were in the Live Animal Room before departing on Friday (18/12) via GA 126 (Jakarta - Jambi) and GA 186 (Jakarta - Medan). The repatriations of 11 orangutans, coincides with the momentum of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Thailand, and is a momentum mark of good relations and cooperation between the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Thailand in biodiversity conservation. Garuda Indonesia ensures that all required documents and procedures for transporting orangutans (live animals) comply with international regulations from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as well as quarantine and customs regulations in Indonesia.

This successful repatriation has proven the credibility of Garuda Indonesia along with Garuda Indonesia Cargo in shipping live animals. For more information about live animal's shipping, please contact Garuda Indonesia Cargo sales representatives in your cities or through our Contact Center at phone number +6221-2351-9090 and Mention / DM via twitter @garuda_cargo. Cargo Service Center (CSC) addresses could be found on the official Garuda Indonesia Cargo website: cargo.garuda-indonesia.com.