Bombardier delivers the first CRJ1000 to Garuda Indonesia
Bombardier Aerospace (Toronto) has delivered the first of six CRJ1000 (PK-GRA, msn 19025) to Garuda Indonesia Airways (Jakarta). Garuda Indonesia is the launch customer in the Asia-Pacific region. The Indonesian flag carrier also intends to operate 12 additional CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft through a third-party lease agreement and holds options on 18 more aircraft of the same type.
The new type is due to be introduced into revenue service on October 17 on the Denpasar-Surabaya route.