Gulf Air ordered 20 A330-300s and 15 A320s, a commitment that will more than double the Bahraini carrier's Airbus fleet, the manufacturer announced yesterday. The airline already operates 10 A320s, six A330-200s and nine A340-300s and in January signed a contract with Boeing for 16 787s (ATWOnline, Jan. 21). "Gulf Air is taking huge strides forward in its strategy to re-fleet and expand its network and this contract is a significant milestone in this direction," CEO Bjorn Naf said. Airbus ...

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