Citilink, the low-cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its 50th A320 Family aircraft, its fifth A320neo.
Citilink, the low-cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its 50th A320 Family aircraft at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A320neo, can seat up to 180 passengers in a single-class layout.
The aircraft has been delivered with a special livery to commemorate the milestone, and it joins another 45 A320ceo and four A320neo that are already in service with the airline.
Citilink has selected CFM LEAP-1A engines to power its A320neo fleet, which will eventually number 35 aircraft. The carrier plans to operate the aircraft on its domestic network and new international services to China and the Middle East.
Citilink was created in 2009. It has been operating as a separate business entity within the Garuda group since 2011, when it took delivery of tis first A320.
The carrier received its first A320neo in February.