Garuda Indonesia (GA, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) is considering acquiring STOL-capable (Short Take-off/Landing) aircraft as it seeks to expand its coverage to airfield's whose runways are restricted to 1,200m at most.
According to Bisnis news, President Director of PT Garuda Indonesia, Arif Wibowo, told a press conference last week that government had tasked the carrier with carrying out market research to see whether or not services to remote communities could be commercially viable.
Indonesian authorities are the first to name a suspect following the admission by Rolls-Royce to bribing airlines for favourable jet engine contracts. A spokesman for the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has told The Jakarta Post that measures are in place to prevent former Garuda Indonesia (GA, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) director Emirsyah Satar from travelling abroad pending an investigation.
Manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce last week admitted in Southwark Crown Court in ...