Indonesia’s flagship airline cancels $5 billion order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after deadly crashes (BA)
|03/22/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Garuda, Indonesia’s flagship airline, asked to cancel a $5 billion order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in light of two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in five months.
- “Garuda passengers in Indonesia have lost trust and no longer have the confidence” in the plane, a spokesman for the airline told Agence France-Presse.
- This is the first time an airline has formally asked to cancel an order of the jet model.
- It’s not clear whether Garuda will order a different Boeing model, or order from another manufacturer altogether.
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