This strategic cooperation will further increase global benefit for more than 450 million ICBC card holders
Beijing, December 09th, 2015 – Garuda Indonesia, the flag carrier of Indonesia and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) yesterday, Wednesday (09/12) have signed a global agreement on the joint launch of “Global Travel Card”. The signing of agreement was carried out by Director of Commercial of Garuda Indonesia, Handayani and President of ICBC Credit Card Center, Luan Jiansheng in Beijing.
Under the agreement, Travel Card holders of ICBC will have benefit to enjoy privilege and discount on Garuda Indonesia’s destinations worldwide (exclude Middle East destinations). To enjoy the offer, customer can issue their ticket at Garuda Indonesia’s branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hongkong or on the official website www.garuda-indonesia.com.
Director of Commercial of Garuda Indonesia, Handayani stated that this partnership is a part of Garuda Indonesia’s effort to expand its market globally, especially on China market. “We are pleased to announce this global partnership with ICBC. Through this partnership we can offer travel options to and from Indonesia for ICBC Travel Card holders. At the same time this agreement will allow us to tap into ICBC’s international network and leverage its robust retail banking operations, which help us grow our market share. As one of the leading bank in China with more than 450 million card holders, we also do hope this partnership will give more flexibility of payment for Garuda's customer", Handayani added.
Mr. Luan Jiansheng of ICBC welcomed the new agreement with Garuda Indonesia, saying “It is a pleasure to work with Garuda Indonesia as one of the 5-star airline. “ICBC is commited to continously offer innovative product and service to our customer. We believe this partnership will give added value to our customer, especially on providing travel options and convenience on air travel”