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Recaro CL3710 economy class seat takes flight on Gulf Air new A321neo

Recaro Aircraft Seating’s CL3710 economy class seat is taking flight on Gulf Air’s new A321neoLR aircraft. This is the first of 29 aircraft to be equipped with the CL3710 seat, which are slated for delivery over the next five years. The CL3710 combines lightweight material with ergonomic design, appealing to both airlines and long-haul passengers. “Gulf Air is a fantastic...

Boutique Business Model Concept launched by Gulf Air

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, revealed its business plans for 2019 to internal and external stakeholders during its commercial conference held in Manama, Bahrain, as part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen its position as a national asset to the economic growth of the Kingdom. The conference was held in the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Bahrain Bay and was attended by the...

Gulf Air Welcomes First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, welcomed the airline’s first Airbus A320neo, which landed in Bahrain International Airport at approximately 1600 local time. Following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France the aircraft will service a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network. With Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Mr. Krešimir Kuč...

Gulf Air Adopts Honeywell's GoDirect Flight Efficiency Software To Lower Fuel Costs And Enhance Environmental Efficiency

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has selected Honeywell's GoDirect® Flight Efficiency analytics software to reduce fuel costs across its entire Airbus and Boeing fleet and to help minimize the carbon footprint of the airline. The innovative Connected Aircraft service analyzes a multitude of flight-related factors to optimize fuel efficiency, aiming t...

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Super-efficient aircraft to help airline modernize fleet, enhance passenger experience  Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier's new livery.  "This delivery is a historic moment for Gulf Air and Bahrain and yet another important step...

Gulf Air Selects Dell for data protection

Gulf Air has selected Dell EMC's Data Domain and Data Protection Suite solutions for a highly scalable protection and availability foundation to support rapid data growth. The national airline of Bahrain says it will leverage the solution's backup and recovery capabilities to help meet its data accessibility requirements. Gulf Air says it expects its user-generated data to grow by 12 pe...

Gulf Air engine fire on Manila takeoff - all on board safe

A Gulf Air flight carrying 219 people to Bahrain from Manila suffered an engine fire on take-off last morning but landed safely in the Philippine capital after turning back The A330-200 appeared to start a grass fire at the edge of the runway as it took off according to reports and smoke was seen inside the cabin after the plane was airborne, according to Manila spokesperson.  "...

Gulf Air awards Rolls-Royce $900m contract for Trent 1000 engines

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has awarded Rolls-Royce a $900m contract for Trent 1000 engines to power 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The contract also includes long-term TotalCare® service support. In addition, Gulf Air also has the option to purchase the same engine to power six further Boeing 787-9s. The aircraft all form part of Gulf Air’s recently an...