Garuda Indonesia takes delivery of its first A330neo
Garuda Indonesia has received its first A330-900. This new generation widebody aircraft is the first of 14 A330-900s ordered by the airline.
The airline currently operates 24 A330 Family aircraft on regional and long-haul routes. The A330-900’s increased range and enhanced economics will contribute to Garuda Indonesia’s fleet modernisation and growth plans, allowing the airline to launch non-stop services from Jakarta to key destinations in Europe.
Garuda Indonesia’s A330-900 is configured for 301 passengers in a comfortable two class lay-out with 24 Business class seats and 277 in Economy.
The A330neo Family is the new generation A330, comprising two versions: the A330-800 and A330-900. The A330neo Family aircraft shares 95 percent commonality with the previous A330.
It builds on the proven economics, versatility and reliability of the A330 Family, while reducing fuel consumption by 25% per seat versus previous generation competitors and increasing range by up to 1,500nm compared to the majority of A330s in operation.
The A330neo is powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines and features a new wing with increased span and new A350 XWB-inspired Sharklets. The cabin provides the comfort of the new Airspace amenities including state-of-the-art passenger inflight entertainment and Wifi connectivity systems.