UNAIR NEWS – Various efforts have been made by UNAIR to realize University Holding vision. Many cooperations to be independent university have been achieved. On Tuesday May 10, UNAIR through its subsidiary Airlangga Global Travel invited the best airline in Indonesia, PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk for collaboration, after few days before receiving offer for cooperation with PT Citilink Indonesia. In Vice Rector IV office, representatives of PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk discussed possible cooperation with UNAIR, later on, the discussion would continue to an MoU signing.
Erina Damayanti as Agency Corporate Sales Manager PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk said that the cooperation actually has been established but it will be updated with better concepts.
“Actually, we have had our cooperation with UNAIR, but there wasn’t any publicization regarding the matter to faculties in UNAIR. In the future, with this updated concept of cooperation, we will provide service to all units in UNAIR, either for business trips or personal trips,” she said.
Similar too Erina, Vice Rector IV UNAIR, Junaidi Khotib, S.Si., M.Kes., Ph.D., said that this cooperation on airline service will be managed in a single window, Airlangga Global Travel, as it will be easier for all parties.
“Four months of Airlangga Global Travel into business, we already get the advantages. With this single window service, it will ease our performance up and the controlling from the university will be easier too,” he said.
In the end of the discussion, Vice Rector IV emphasized the implementation of University Holding vision and in the future UNAIR can ease students burden financially. With six other subsidiaries that UNAIR has, hopefully, besides for the academic product ends, profits will be used for university management and students funding.
“So if the campus already independent, we will not rely on government and students’ fund. It’s a great task for us all, it is to ease everyone’s up finally,” he said. (*)
Author: Nuri Hermawan
Editor : Dilan Salsabila