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Garuda Indonesia Finalises Airbus Order for 25 Aircraft

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Garuda Indonesia has finalised an order with Airbus for the purchase of 25 A320 Family aircraft, firming up an MoU announced during the Paris Air Show in June.

The order makes Garuda Indonesia a new A320 Family customer and covers 15 standard A320s and 10 A320neo aircraft for operation by the carrier's low cost unit Citilink. The airline will announce its engine selection for the aircraft in the near future.

"This order will ensure that Citilink is equipped to realise its full potential," said Emirsyah Satar, President & CEO, Garuda Indonesia. "We are confident that these modern, eco-efficient aircraft will enable us to win an important share of the fast-growing budget market in Indonesia, while providing our passengers with a high quality product." 

The A320 Family comprises the A318, A319, A320 and A321 models.

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