Gulf Air News Stories

Gulf Air Agrees A320neo Sale And Leaseback

November 15, 2018

Gulf Air has completed a sale and leaseback agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital for six Airbus A320neo aircraft.


Middle East Carriers Cancel Flights To Qatar

June 6, 2017

A number of Middle East airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have suspended flying to Qatar as tensions rise in the region.


Gulf Carriers Squeezed By Iran Tensions

January 28, 2016

Diplomatic tensions are causing airlines in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Bahrain to lose millions of dollars in revenue at a time when all three countries are grappling with the economic impact of lower oil prices.


Gulf Air Orders 19 Airbus Aircraft

January 22, 2016

Gulf Air has ordered 19 new Airbus A320neo-family aircraft a day after upgrading a 16-aircraft Boeing order, as it pushed ahead with plans to renew its fleet.


Gulf Air Flips Order To Boeing 787-9s

January 21, 2016

Gulf Air will secure 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners under a restructured order worth USD$4.2 billion, the Bahraini carrier said.



Gulf Air In Final Talks To Buy 50 Aircraft

October 14, 2015

Gulf Air is in final talks to place an order for up to 50 aircraft to meet the airline's needs over the next decade, the carrier's chief financial officer said.