Gulf Air signs a number of agreements during the Dubai Airshow

Gulf Air concluded its participation in Dubai Airshow 2021 after signing a number of agreements during the event.

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During the airshow Gulf Air showcased its flagship aircraft the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and its state-of-the-art cabins in its 70th anniversary livery.  

Signings included:

A memorandum of understanding with Emirates to explore developing a codeshare partnership cooperation

An enhanced memorandum of understanding with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport to introduce direct flights between the Emirate and Bahrain

A Letter of Intent with EGYPTAIR to explore fields of cooperation

An agreement with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance for CFM56-5B engine support

An agreement with Safran for maintenance, revision and overhaul (MRO) operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321 and one A320. 

Captain Waleed AlAlawi, Gulf Air’s acting chief executive officer said: “I would like to thank and congratulate the authorities in Dubai for the warm welcome the United Arab Emirates extended to us during this successfully organized airshow where our participation was fruitful as we’ve met, networked and sealed deals with a number of partners in the aviation industry. As the first major airshow after the pandemic, this was a very important event for key industry players to attend and conclude major business transactions”. He added: “Our objectives is to continue representing the Kingdom of Bahrain on a global platform and to expand our reach through partnerships with regional and international carriers. Next year we will be welcoming the world to our own Bahrain International Airshow and host our industry friends in our beloved Kingdom.”