JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Garuda Indonesia has recorded a series of new safety videos last week, titled “Keindahan Indonesia” (The Beauty of Indonesia). In the safety videos, the airline not only deals with safety on board, but also promotes the unique features of Indonesia as a destination.
Various cultural and natural aspects of Indonesia are highlighted in the video. With this, Garuda wants to express itself explicitly as a preferred carrier to the Asian country.
Garuda Indonesia president director Ari Askhara said in a statement that the new video aimed to educate passengers about safety as well as promote Indonesian tourism to the world.
The safety video is replacing a previous safety video created in 2012.
Indonesia’s flag carrier
Garuda Indonesia is the national airline of Indonesia. The airline is headquartered at Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, near Jakarta. In 2014. The air carrier was previously known as Garuda Indonesian Airways.
Founded in 1947 as KLM Interinsulair Bedrijf, the airline is now a major airline and the 20th member of the global airline alliance SkyTeam. It is the second largest airline of Indonesia after Lion Air and it operates scheduled flights to a number of destinations in Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Europe from its main hub in Jakarta, Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, as well as services to Australia and Asia from Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali) and a large number of domestic flights from both Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (Makassar) and Kualanamu International Airport (Medan).
(Image: from Garuda Indonesia video)