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Tue, 1 May 2018

Gulf Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

 The airplane is extra special as it also debuts the carrier's new livery.

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airplane is extra special as it also debuts the carrier's new livery. Click to enlarge.

"This delivery is a historic moment for Gulf Air and Bahrain and yet another important step in our strategic direction towards furthering Gulf Air's fleet modernization process and supporting our network and overall passenger experience enhancement strategies," said Kreöimir Kučko, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Air. "The 787-9 Dreamliner orders will ensure we maintain one of the youngest fleets in the region while building upon our award-winning reliability, on time performance and product and service standards."

Gulf Air is set to take delivery of four more Dreamliners this year.

The airline plans to introduce the 787 on its twice-daily service between Bahrain and London Heathrow before deploying the jet on other routes.

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