IAPARC 2013 is a timely event which will create the biggest networking opportunity for potential airline partners to come together and exchange ideas in a time of great need and will be the first event of its kind for Indonesia's airline industry, where 17 member scheduled airlines of the powerful INACA association will be participating. A lots of movements within Indonesia's airline industry currently, with an 8% annual growth of aircraft acquisitions.
The recent successful takeover of Mandala Air by Tiger Airways, the entry of the new LCC giant, Citilink (Garuda), and also the competition that is going to take place for the 90 million passengers that need to be transported within the remote regions of Indonesia and also international destinations.
Lion Air, the biggest LCC player in Indonesia, had recently signed a deal with Boeing to purchase 230 Boeings, and they would be the leading player in developing ancillary revenue strategies into their overall business plan. Indonesia's airlines will have about 2000 aircraft by 2030.