FARNBOROUGH: Kartika intends to build 160-strong fleet

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Indonesian carrier Kartika Airlines is looking to acquire another 130 aircraft, following its order for 30 Sukhoi Superjet 100s at the Farnborough Air Show.

A representative of the Indonesian transport ministry indicated, during a Kartika briefing at the show, that the airline was looking to build a fleet of 160 aircraft.

Kartika's Swiss-based advisor on the Superjet acquisition, CLC Aviation Consulting, also states that the carrier has an "intention to add another 130 aircraft of the type", including the stretched version.