Gulf Air plans to add regional aircraft and more A320s while downsizing its widebody fleet, including selling its five A340s, as part of a three-year "realignment program" aimed at making the unprofitable carrier a "commercially sustainable business" by 2012, it announced yesterday. The new strategy will see Bahrain's national airline suspend up to 15 loss-making routes, including Shanghai, Hyderabad and Bangalore, but expand its operations into more than 20 new destinations as it implements ...

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