Bahraini flag-carrier Gulf Air has announced major new and adjusted orders, as expected, at the Bahrain International Air Show. The new deals will see the airline expand again in coming years after a period of retrenchment. Speaking on the first day of the Bahrain International Air Show, acting CEO Maher Salman Al Musallam said the carrier would switch its original plan to buy “12 to 16” Boeing 787-8s for an order of 16 larger -9 versions, in a deal worth $4.2 billion at list ...

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