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Another praises for Garuda Indonesia Airways

Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia airline was awarded the World’s Best Cabin Crew 2014. The award was given by Skytrax in the biggest airline exhibition in the world, Fanborough International Airshow, England yesterday.

The award made this State-owned Enterprise airline defeating several top airlines such as Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong and Singapore Airline. Both airlines were nominated for the same category.

Garuda Indonesia was crowned by Skytrax as the 7th best airline in the world. The position was up by two ratings from 2013 that was on the 9th position.

“This is the biggest honor for us and Indonesia. I would like to say thank you to our loyal customers,” Director of Garuda Indonesia Emirsyah Satar said in England yesterday.

Skytrax is an independent survey organization in England that performs airline and airport ranking-based on consumers’ survey and direct observation. The survey is based on 18.85 million airline passengers in the world. Passengers from 160 countries took part in choosing the best airline out of 245 existing airlines in the world, starting from periods of August 2013 until May 2014.

Source : tempo

What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?

What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on government institutions, airlines and aviation industry stakeholders to safeguard the development of Indonesia’s commercial airline industry by striving to meet international standards of coordination and safety.


“The key to unlocking the aviation industry’s future potential is a global mind-set that is supported by strong partnerships. Aviation connects people and business to make global expansion possible. Airlines must be profitable, safe and secure,” Tony Tyler, IATA’s director general and CEO said Monday in a statement made available to The Jakarta Post on the sidelines of the IATA 70th annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Doha, Qatar. Continue reading “What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?” »

China’s Airlines will increase their aircraft from Boeing for about $4,6bn

China’s Airlines will increase their aircraft from Boeing for about $4,6bn

“Boeing is delighted with Shandong Airlines’ strong interest in the efficient 737 airplane and we continue to work with them and the Chinese government to determine the best way to meet their requirement,” the plane maker said in a statement.

The order still needs to be approved by the Chinese government.


Media told that Shandong Airlines was placed order to buy 50 aircraft from Boeing. This news was confirmed by Boeing, except they’re not told the number. The aircraft manufacturer will get extra money for about $4,6 billion worth £2,6 billion.

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