Thursday, October 21, 2010

Garuda Indonesia awarded Airline Turnaround of the Year


Garuda Indonesia awarded the Airline Turnaround of the Year in the event of Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation Award. This award was obtained by Garuda Indonesia as the airline which able to improve their self.

The award was given directly to the President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia Ermirsyah Satar by Paul Avery, Regional Director, Asia Pacific Retail Decision in Singapore, Wednesday (10/20/2010).

The purpose of this award is a tribute to the airline that is able to improve themselves from which does not mean a thing into something meaningful.
Besides Garuda Indonesia, there are 8 other companies which on the airline business and get award.

For the category of Aviation Minister of the Year won by Sumio Mabuchi, Transport Minister of Japan. Airport of the Year won by Airports of Thailand. Region Airline of the Year award won by Regional Express (REX). LCC of the year is Tiger Airways, Cargo Airline of the Year is Cathay Pacific. Airline of the Yeard is Emirates Airlines, Aviatiation Executive of The Year won by the CEO of Air New Zealand, Rob Fyfe, while CAPA Legends Award presented to Brett Godfrey.

Emirsyah Satar expressed the appreciation of the  Airline Turnaround of the Year award as effort of the hard work of all employees of Garuda Indonesia. "Teamwork, I could not get this award without the other. One team, one spirit, one goals," he said after getting the award.