Gulf Air orders 29 A320neo Family aircraft
As part of its fleet renewal strategy, Gulf Air has announced a firm order for 29 A320neo Family. The new order includes 17 A321neo and 12 A320neo of which 10 A320neo have been confirmed in 2012. The contract was signed at the Bahrain International Airshow between Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Air and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer, in the presence of H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kingdom of Bahrain and Mr Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for
Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad.
Gulf Air currently operates 28 Airbus aircraft. The new aircraft will fit seamlessly into the airline's current fleet, thanks to Airbus' overall fleet commonality, its low operating costs, optimum fuel efficiency and best-inclass passenger comfort of any single aisle aircraft.
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