GMF AeroAsia and Qantas Airways agreed on a cooperation of technical handling up to release of B737-800 aircraft. The initial handling was carried out on forth of December 2015 with flight QF 043/044 Sidney-Denpasar-Sidney. There are five Qantas Airways flights handled by GMF in Denpasar Station. “This is the first cooperation between GMF and Qantas,” said Luhut Sianturi as Customer Service of GMF.
Besides Qantas, GMF also explore cooperation of technical handling with Turkish Airlines. The handling of Turkish Airlines aircrafts is planned to be carried out in Cengkareng Station and Denpasar Station whilst Xiamen Air will be provided technical handling assistance services for B737-800 aircraft in Cengkareng.
The initial handling of Xiamen Air started on December 25th, 2015. For Xiamen Air there are four weekly flights. “In the future, we expect more airlines can entrust their technical handling to GMF,” said Luhut.