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Airline Garuda signs $5.75bn deal with Airbus, Rolls-Royce

Staff writer ▼ | April 20, 2016
Indonesian airline Garuda has signed a 4 billion pound ($5.75 billion) deal with Airbus an Rolls-Royce to upgrade 14 A330 aircraft to the newer A330neo version of the jet.
Indonesia   Garuda will upgrade 14 A330 aircraft
The deal was signed in London on the first day of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's visit to Britain, and announced by Downing Street in a statement which said it would boost Britain's economy.

The wings for Airbus planes are made in Britain and UK firm Rolls-Royce will make and service the engines for the jets.

The A330neo is a more fuel-efficient version of the Airbus A330 long-distance jet with new Trent 7000 engines from Rolls-Royce (RR.L), launched in 2014.