Gulf Air is in talks with Airbus over a potential major fleet replacement order. Talks in Paris between the airline and manufacturer discussed future requirements for “up to 50” aircraft and looked at both narrow- and widebody types. Gulf Air currently operates a 28-strong all-Airbus fleet consisting of six Airbus A330s for its long-haul routes to London, Manila and Bangkok, with six A321s and 16 A320s handling regional services. The carrier also has an order book of 16 ...

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