In order to face competition from foreign airlines, the government asserts, the national airline should
strengthen competitiveness. Therefore, besides the
addition of the fleet, which
need to be addressed is in terms of infrastructure. Human resources should also be improved and the management system must be improved to provide good service.
Director of Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar explains the procurement of Boeing 737-800NG plane is part of program development
and revitalization in order to modernize its fleet of aircraft fleet.
In 2015, Garuda Indonesia
plans to increase the fleet of 89 aircraft at this
time amounted to 154 aircraft
consisting of B737-800NG for domestic
and regional, A330-300/200 for medium range and
medium, and B777-300ER
for long distances with an average
aircraft age of 5
years. (www.dephub.go.id October