Garuda Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300ER

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Garuda Indonesia celebrated the arrival of its first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) in Jakarta on Tuesday.

The long-haul, twin-aisle airplane is the first of 10 777-300ERs delivered to the airline and is a key component of the Garuda Indonesia's Quantum Leap fleet revitalization program.

The airline configured its new 777-300ERs with eight first-class suites, 38 business-class seats and 268 seats in economy class. The aircraft is also equipped with inflight internet connectivity.

"The 777 is an extraordinary airplane that will bring a new level of experience for our first and business class passengers," said Emirsyah Satar, president director of Garuda Indonesia.

The Boeing 777-300ER can fly up to 7,825 nautical miles (14,490 km) and are equipped with GE90-115B engines.

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