Garuda Indonesia plans to order 50 turboprop aircraft by year’s end to serve smaller routes, an airline official says. The airline’s President Director, Emirsyah Satar, tells Aviation Week that ATR and Bombardier are competing for the contract and are making presentations. The carrier will make a decision in the fourth quarter, he adds. “We have decided we will go to the turboprops, but we have to compare between the ATR [72] and the Bombardier Q400, and right now the aircraft makers ...


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