Gulf Air Takes Delivery of 7th Boeing 787-9
Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of
Bahrain, has taken delivery of its seventh Boeing 787-9
The aircraft has been painted in a redesigned
vintage version of the Golden Falcon Lockheed TriStar livery from
The new Dreamliner will join the fleet by the
end of October.
Bahrainís Minister of Industry, Commerce and
Tourism, and Chairman of Gulf Airís Board of Directors, HE Zayed
R. Alzayani, said, ďIt
gives me great honour to reveal this special livery which would
definitely resonate nostalgically with our global audience. The
revival of this livery is a homage to our resilient national
carrier as it celebrates being one of the first established
carriers in the Middle East and how it continues to connect the
Kingdom of Bahrain to the world.Ē
The airline is scheduled to take delivery
of three more Boeing 787s by 2021.
Gulf Air will celebrate its 70th anniversary in
2020 with a series of events and promotions.