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Garuda Indonesia buys 35 jets from Boeing


Jakarta (XFN-ASIA) - Garuda Indonesia has bought 35 new jets

from Boeing Co which will start arriving from 2009, the flag Garuda spokesman

Pujo Broto said.

"This involves a package of 25 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation and 10 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners," Broto said.

Broto declined to give the full value of the aircraft order but said an initial 23 mln usd had been paid.

The Next Generation aircraft are to be used for domestic travel and are due by late 2009. The Dreamliners, expected from 2011, are earmarked for long-haul international routes.

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