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Gulf Air A340 In Sydney Thursday, 12 Nov  
User currently offlineMEA From Australia, joined Jan 2001, 631 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2448 times:

Does anyone know why there was a Gulf Air A340 in Sydney today?
It was parked in the parking bay next to the regulars, British Airways & V Australia this morning.

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User currently offlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8568 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2441 times:
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New Zealand Aviation Thread #65 (by 777ER Nov 7 2009 in Civil Aviation)

it appears that it may have been a refuelling stop on the way to WLG

Quoting 777ER,reply=164 in the above thread :

A Gulf Air A340 landed in WLG as flight GF8301 at 5.30pm from SYD with the Bahrain soccer team on board to play the All White's at the Westpac Stadium this weekend.




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User currently offlineJayeshrulz From India, joined Apr 2007, 1029 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2429 times:

The Gulf Air brought in the Bahrain national soccer team for a few days acclimatisation before heading off to play New Zealand.

http://www.airplane-pictures.net/ima...loaded-images/2009-11/10/69211.jpg


btw she looks beautiful!!



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User currently offlineThe Coachman From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1429 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2365 times:

Plane was there on 11/11 as well.


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User currently offlineFly2CHC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2352 times:

Wow...the plane was able to land on the WLG runway??? Thought it was too big. Would love to see any pictures of the aircraft in WLG.

User currently offlineAussie18 From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 1747 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2304 times:
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It arrived in Sydney on monday & departed to NZL today,Should arrive back in Sydney I believe on sunday prior to returning back to Bahrain.

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