gf-a330
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Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:58 pm

Gulf Air are adding four A321s in the fleet under the new business plan w.e.f July. Does anyone know where these aircraft are coming from ? as there has been no update since.

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ChrisZRH
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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:13 pm

As far as I know from Spirit. GF sent some of their people to have a look at them...

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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:21 pm

Thanks....saw that Spirit have 6 xA321s in there fleet with 7 on order. They must be getting rid of there older versions to GF
 
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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:21 pm

Quoting ChrisZRH (Reply 1):
As far as I know from Spirit. GF sent some of their people to have a look at them...

Makes sense. Don't they favor the A319?

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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:08 am

Yup they do favour the A319 with majority leased in from ILFC alongwith the A321s. Looks as though GF will be taking up the A321 aircraft from Spirit as their lease agreement is to expire soon.
 
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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:05 am

I dont understand, those A321's cant be that old?? Why are they giving them up?? And even if they are old, why would GF take them after what happened to their OLD 767's?
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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:08 am

any further updates regarding the A321, have they been flown to Bahrain ?
 
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RE: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:28 am

Quoting Detroitflyer (Reply 5):
what happened to their OLD 767's?

Some are back in service, some still under maintenance, all going from fleet in the end.

Quoting GF-A330 (Reply 6):
regarding the A321, have they been flown to Bahrain ?

I heard a rumour that QR got the jump on GF and snapped them up, never saw them in BAH last week and was in and out of there nearly everyday.
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