Garuda Indonesia Offers Priority Services for Medical Personnel



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - As a token of appreciation towards Indonesia’s medical workers in the front line of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, state-owned air carrier Garuda Indonesia is granting priority access for Indonesian medics that are on duty. 

    These pre-and-post flight services are offered in commemorating the world health day will start from April 7 to May 31 for all domestic flights that Garuda serves. 

    Garuda’s president-director Irfan Setiaputra explained that the services that will be prioritized are more leeways in checking-in at the premium check-in counter and additional premium facilities such as priority baggage tag up to priority boarding.

    “Commemorating the world health day, we offer our special appreciation for Indonesia’s medical workers who are currently fighting the battle against COVID-19 by offering them priority accesses before or after a flight,” said the president-director in Wednesday’s written statement.

    Other services subjected to this program are services in Garuda Indonesia’s SkyPriority Check-In Counter, Soekarno-Hatta’s SkyPriority (Security Check Point 2), priority boarding and priority baggage across all domestic airports. 

    According to Irfan, doctors, nurses, pharmacists embarking on duty only need to show their valid ID card to Garuda Indonesia employees to receive the special services.