Monday, April 26, 2010

Garuda Maintenance Facilities maintained 14 Boeing


PT Garuda Maintenance Facilities AeroAsia got the contract maintenance and repair as many as 14 Boeing 737-300 and 737-400 aircraft owned by Sriwijaya Air. The contract is valid three years from April 2010 until December 31, 2012.

Previously, Sriwijaya Air treating all types of 737 aircraft at the Singapore International Airlines Engineering Company (SIAEC) and Malaysia Airlines (MAS). Nevertheless, Sriwijaya Air have several times worked with Garuda Maintenance Facilities in aircraft repairs, such as Line Maintenance. "With this cooperation, Indonesia devisa has not run abroad," said Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sriwijaya Air Chandra Lie, after the signing of the contract between the Sriwijaya Air and Garuda Maintenance Facilities which represented by Richard Budihadianto.

Sriwijaya Air actually has 27 aircrafts, seven are owned by them. Other aircraft, including Boeing 737-200 type, not handled by the Garuda Maintenance Facilities, but by other domestic companies, such as the PT ANI.