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Gulf Air receives second A320neo

Posted 6 March 2019 · Add Comment

Gulf Air received the airline’s second Airbus A320neo to join the fleet, which landed in Bahrain International Airport today.


Courtesy Gulf Air


This is the second aircraft of the 12 A320neo aircraft Gulf Air ordered during the 2016 Bahrain International Airshow. This delivery also makes Gulf Air the first national carrier to fly the A320neo (new engine option) - the most advanced version of therA320 - in the Middle East and Africa region.

Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, Mr Krešimir Kučko commented: “We are delighted to welcome the second A320neo to our fleet and proud to be the first national carrier in the region to operate the A320neo. We have a strong network in the region with multiple daily flights to 10 regional cities and the addition of A320neo into our fleet will strengthen our position in our market. We invite our loyal customers to come on-board and enjoy the experience of flying on A320neo.”

Earlier last year Gulf Air received five Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner aircraft as it continues its major fleet development project which will see by end of 2023 a total of 39 new aircraft: 10 Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner, 12 Airbus A320neo and 17 Airbus A321neo aircraft.
 

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