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Garuda Shows Off New Business Class Product
Indonesian flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia has unveiled its new Super Diamond Seat Business Class” on its new Airbus A330-300, which is the first out of four the airline will receive this year. The “Super Diamond Seat” business class is configured in an “all-aisle” configuration (1 – 2 – 1), with fully flat-bed seats, that have a 24" width and 82” length. The latest in in-flight entertainment (IFE) is available with Panasonic’s Ex3 and a 16” in-flight entertainment LCD touch-screen equipped with a touch-screen handset/remote, double USB plug, and power outlet. The seats also feature an adjustable arm-rest, head-rest, meal table and reading light, integrated baby bassinet stowage, and new mini bar display.
“In addition, through all the new features in the “Super Diamond Seat” business class, Garuda Indonesia is the first airline in the world which implements the service on its A330-300 aircraft; diverse from competitors that implement it only on their A350 aircraft,” said M. Arif Wibowo, President & CEO of Garuda Indonesia. Garuda’s Economy Class seats on the new A330-300s, allow passengers to recline their seats up to 4” and comes with foot-rest. The IFE features a 11” LCD touch-screen and there is a USB plug and power outlet in each seat. Garuda Indonesia’s A330-300s will have the business class with 24 “Super Diamond Seat” and 263 Economy Class seats.
Garuda Indonesia, also took delivery of its 10th Boeing 777-300ER, the last of ten B777-300ERs that were ordered by Garuda in 2013. The jetliner is configured with 393 seats, consisting of 26 Business Class seats and 367 Economy Class. Six out of ten Boeing 777-300ERs operated by Garuda Indonesia are equipped with First Class service, with 8 First Class seats, 38 Business Class seats and 268 Economy Class seats configuration.
The Garuda Indonesia Group will take delivery of 16 new aircraft in 2016; one Boeing 777-300ER, four Airbus A330-300, four ATR72-600, and also eight Airbus A320 to be operated by Citilink. By the end of 2016, Garuda Indonesia Group will operate a total of 188 aircraft; 144 aircraft for Garuda Indonesia and 44 aircraft for Citilink.



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