Garuda Indonesia takes over the first Boeing 777-300ER in the fleet (video)
Today, 2 July 2013, Garuda Indonesia and Boeing celebrated the arrival of the first aircraft 777-300ER (Extended Range) the Jakarta. The long-haul aircraft is the first in an order of 10 units.
The Indonesian airline has configured the aircraft in 3 classes: 8 first-class apartments, 38 seats for business-class and 268 seats for economy. The aircraft also provides internet connection during the flight. Garuda Indonesia said it would use the first 777-300ER on the route Jakarta-Jeddah, from 9 July 2013.
In 2013, Garuda Indonesia will receive 4 777-300ER aircraft, the second to be delivered in July and will fly to Jeddah from August 2013. The next scheduled routes, on which Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will fly, are Sydney and London, scheduled from November. In 2014, Boeing will deliver 3-777ER aircraft to Garuda 300, with other 3s to be delivered to 2015.
Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) is the largest aircraft in the 777 family. Comes equipped with two powerful GE90-115B engines (general diameter - 3.43 meters, length - 5.49 meters, weight - 8.3 tons, maximum power - 115.300 Lbs) and can fly up to 14,490 km, being a successful model on long and very long flights.