Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The arrival of Garuda Indonesia Boeing 777-300 Experiencing DELAYS


The arrival of PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk (GIAA) aircraft with a capacity of 395 passengers, the Boeing 777-300 which is planning to arrive late 2012 or early 2013 in Indonesia, has been delayed.

This is because the long queue of aircraft orders at Boeing plant, Seattle United States.

According to Garuda Indonesia Operations Director, Ari Sapari, in 2013 Garuda Indonesia is expecting delivery of two units of Boeing 777-300 ER from the total order of 10 units, will start operating.

Expressed by Ari, delay arrival of the Boeing 777-300 aircraft will not make a Garuda Indonesia plans on international routes and long distance becomes chaotic.

The arrival of Boeing 777-300 later on according to Ari, will replace the use Airbus 330 that had been used to serve Garuda Indonesia flight route from Jakarta to Amsterdam via Dubai.

In addition to replace the fleet of Airbus A 330, Boeing 777-300 will also be used to replace the Boeing 747 that has been serving the route from Jakarta to Jeddah. Garuda Indonesia at this time at least already operates wide-bodied aircraft, Boeing 747-400 as much as 3 units, 4 units of Airbus 330-200 and Airbus 330-300 6 units.

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