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Garuda, ATR and NAC sign agreement to introduce 35 ATR 72-600s in Indonesia

1-Oct-2013 2:12 PM

ATR, Garuda Indonesia and Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announced (01-Oct-2013) an agreement for the introduction of 35 new ATR 72-600 aircraft into Garuda’s fleet. This new deal for 35 ATRs, involving NAC as lessor for Garuda, includes orders for 25 firm aircraft and options for further 10. The order, including the options, is valued at over USD840 million. The arrival of these new ATR 72-600s will start in Nov-2013. The aircraft will be configured with 70 seats, and will feature the “Armonia” cabin. Garuda Indonesia president and CEO Emirsyah Satar said that the signing agreement is part of the airline’s “Quantum Leap 2011-2015” transformation and expansion programme, especially to broaden and strengthen Garuda’s flight network domestically.  [more - original PR]