Garuda Indonesia Take Delivery of a Boeing 777 Aircraft
Wednesday, 04 November 2015
The Indonesian flag carrier currently operates more than 90 Boeing aircraft, including Next-Generation 737, 777-300ER and 747-400
EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to Garuda Indonesia in SkyTeam livery.
Garuda Indonesia became the 20th member to join the SkyTeam Alliance in August 2014, providing access to a global network with more than 16,320 daily flights to 1,052 destinations in 177 countries. With close to 600 daily flights and a fleet of 174 aircraft with the average age of which is less than five years old.
Arif Wibowo, president and chief executive officer, Garuda Indonesia, said: "We continue to grow our network with the SkyTeam alliance and the 777-300ER's efficiency and economics allow us to stay competitive and with an interior that our passengers love. We're proud to see our latest 777-300ER in the SkyTeam livery."
Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, added "For almost 40 years, Boeing and Garuda have partnered to bring the world an exceptional flying experience and this new livery demonstrates Garuda's growing role in global aviation.
"The 777-300ER, and our entire family of airplanes, provides Garuda with the flexibility, range and superior economics they need to continue to expand. We look forward to building on our partnership in coming years with the 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner."