Gulf Air ponders new fleet

Gulf Air is contemplating rival bids for Boeing's 787 against Airbus's planned A350 to replace its fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft between 2008 and 2010, reported Gulf Daily News. The regional carrier woul like to to switch to a combination of Boeing 787s and 737s or Airbus A350s and A320s to reduce maintenance, spare-part and pilot training costs, according to CE James Hogan. []


Posted August 25, 2005

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