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by gf-a330
Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates - Manage A Booking
Replies: 2
Views: 2160

Emirates - Manage A Booking

Hi, I'm having problems accessing the manage my bookings page on emirates.com . Once I enter my booking reference and log in it comes up with my reservation details. When I click on the right hand side for example to change seats it loads to a blank white page. Does anyone have a similar problem or ...

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by gf-a330
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Domestic License
Replies: 0
Views: 1164

Saudi Domestic License

Has their been any news regarding who GACA have awarded the Saudi domestic air license to? I understand Gulf Air and Qatar Airways were both shortlisted as the final entrants. Who is more likely to get this license between the two?

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by gf-a330
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Launches SkyHub - Broadband And Live TV
Replies: 7
Views: 4420

Gulf Air Launches SkyHub - Broadband And Live TV

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has taken delivery of its first A330-200 aircraft fitted with a new "Sky Hub" that offers full broadband connectivity and live <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. The new Global Communications Suite built by Panasonic offe...

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by gf-a330
Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates 777-300ER Overhead Cabin Bin Size
Replies: 6
Views: 9174

Emirates 777-300ER Overhead Cabin Bin Size

Hi to all, If anyone can help with our query it would be grately appreciated. On our upcoming flight from Manchester to Karachi we are planning to carry on the baby stroller onto the aircraft and store in the overhead bin. The length of the stroller is 114cm once fully collapsed. Is this going to be...

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by gf-a330
Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: PIA 737 - Skardu Aerial Views
Replies: 6
Views: 8304

PIA 737 - Skardu Aerial Views

</head> <body> <p> <a href="http://www.global-pia.com/piapak.asp"> <img src="http://www.global-pia.com/pkkdu_banner.jpg" width="600" height="81" border=0></a></p> <p>PIA 737 Skardu (<acronym title="Skardu (KDU / OPSD), Pakistan">KDU</acronym>) to Islamabad (<acronym title="Islamabad (Rawalpindi) - C...

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by gf-a330
Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Adds 737-800 To Fleet
Replies: 5
Views: 7721

Gulf Air Adds 737-800 To Fleet

Gulf Air yesterday took delivery of a 737-800 leased from XL Airways Germany for 18 months with a second aircraft due next month. It will mainly be used for Dubai and Karachi flights. Aircraft remains under German reg : D-AXLE <img border=0 src="http://www.gulfair.com/press/news/imgnews/New%20boeing...

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by gf-a330
Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Make Announcement At Dubai Air Show
Replies: 40
Views: 6014

Gulf Air To Make Announcement At Dubai Air Show

Gulf Air is preparing to make an announcement about its plans for future growth at next month's Dubai International Air Show. The airline will outline the purchase or lease plan of new aircraft at the show. Acting president and chief executive Bjorn Naf revealed that the airline is in talks with Air...

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by gf-a330
Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Crew Pics
Replies: 176
Views: 271739

RE: Cabin Crew Pics

GULF AIR <img src="http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid225/pf2bf81afd1d8fd88622480be4edbb989/ea42b462.jpg" width="450" height="390" border=0> <img src="http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid224/p5ca981e26c898998dbef3d6fb95c83ab/ea8dd82e.jpg" width="311" height="450" border=0> <img src="http:...

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by gf-a330
Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air 737-800 Wet Lease
Replies: 1
Views: 5503

Gulf Air 737-800 Wet Lease

Heard Gulf Air are to wet lease some 737-800s for winter initially then for a period of six months to a year to fix some A320s and maybe to handle pilot shortage. Aircraft possibly, coming from Oman Air. <center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><A HREF="http://cardataba...

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by gf-a330
Sat Sep 15, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Begins A9C Registration
Replies: 4
Views: 3739

Gulf Air Begins A9C Registration

Gulf Air made its first flight with a Bahrain registered aircraft. Flight GF056, operated by Airbus A340 under the Bahraini registration A9C-LB, flew to Mumbai, India, on the maiden voyage under the command of Bahraini Gulf Air Captain Nabeel Al Khayyer. The re-registration process for the entire Gu...

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by gf-a330
Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air Acquires A310, A330
Replies: 15
Views: 7708

RE: Oman Air Acquires A310, A330

GF still operates the evening GF006 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-MCT daily using an A330. The morning slot was sold to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. Perhaps they will take over the evening flight or <acronym title="Gulf Air (B...

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by gf-a330
Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air - Are They Returning To Manchester
Replies: 5
Views: 4243

Gulf Air - Are They Returning To Manchester

I know wikidpedia isn't exactly reliable but was just reading on there today stating that Gulf Air was to begin services to Manchester from Winter 07 aswell as to Shanghai and Zurich which has already been mentioned before. Can anyone confirm this rumour ? <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/...

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by gf-a330
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Boosts Saudi Flights
Replies: 0
Views: 2278

Gulf Air Boosts Saudi Flights

Gulf Air has expanded its weekly flights to three key cities in Saudi Arabia. The airline operates now 14 weekly flights to Dammam; double its previous service. Flights to Riyadh and Jeddah increased to 10 weekly flights to each from 7 earlier. In addition, Gulf Air continues to operate two flights ...

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by gf-a330
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Sell Shares
Replies: 5
Views: 3536

Gulf Air To Sell Shares

Gulf Air is planning to launch part of its shares for subscription next year, it was revealed last night. It will allow private institutions, including Gulf companies, to buy shares, chairman Mahmood Al Kooheji said. With the government's support, the management aims to lead the company back to prof...

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by gf-a330
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air CEO Andre Dose Quits!
Replies: 20
Views: 9467

Gulf Air CEO Andre Dose Quits!

Word going around that Andre Dose has handed in his resignation due to differences with the Chairman.

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by gf-a330
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Update Regarding Gulf Air A321
Replies: 3
Views: 3531

RE: Any Update Regarding Gulf Air A321

Found this: I would guess they are being readied for <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym>. 1195 0 <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / KNEW), USA - Louisiana">NEW</acronym> A321-231 N583NK for Gulf Air 1408 0 <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / KNEW), ...

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by gf-a330
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Update Regarding Gulf Air A321
Replies: 3
Views: 3531

Any Update Regarding Gulf Air A321

The A321 appears in parts of the new schedule eff 1st July yet nothing has been mentioned of it. Anyone know about this ?

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by gf-a330
Wed Jul 11, 2007 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Karachi/Lahore Eff 29/10
Replies: 38
Views: 10654

Lufthansa To Karachi/Lahore Eff 29/10

According to a freind Lufthansa is to start flights from Karachi/Lahore effective 29th October 07. No mention of equipment or frequencies as of now. Further details to be released next week.

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by gf-a330
Wed Jul 11, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Wants To Operate Daily Flights To Karachi
Replies: 0
Views: 3090

Turkish Wants To Operate Daily Flights To Karachi

The Executive Vice-President of Turkish Airlines, Orhan Sivrikaya, has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan to allow the Turkish Airlines to operate seven flights a week from Karachi to Istanbul and back. “Even the Middle Eastern countries, such as the UAE, have liberalized their aviation ...

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by gf-a330
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Sells LHR Slot To AA
Replies: 72
Views: 13126

Gulf Air Sells LHR Slot To AA

Read from another board that <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> has sold one of its morning slots at Heathrow to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> for $30 million. Gulf Air used to have 4x daily freq (2x <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - Internationa...

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by gf-a330
Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Etihad: Pearl 2 AMM, Coral Right Back Pt 1 PixVids
Replies: 20
Views: 33129

RE: Etihad: Pearl 2 AMM, Coral Right Back Pt 1 PixVids

Those blue seats are infact Gulf Air's old business class seats taken from there A330 fleet before they were refurbished.

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by gf-a330
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Selling 2x 767s
Replies: 16
Views: 5406

Gulf Air Selling 2x 767s

Appeared in the <acronym title="Gdansk - Lech Walesa (Rebiechowo) (GDN / EPGD), Poland">GDN</acronym>: <a href="http://bp0.blogger.com/_eesuX1DCPdg/RnTXU81HSiI/AAAAAAAAAGM/DMmfKUMFstw/s1600-h/gulfair.bmp" target=_blank>http://bp0.blogger.com/_eesuX1DCPdg/...GM/DMmfKUMFstw/s1600-h/gulfair.bmp</a> <br...

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by gf-a330
Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Introduces Revamped Flight Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 3439

RE: Gulf Air Introduces Revamped Flight Schedule

Jacobin777, hope to see your trip report up soon. Did you manage to take any onboard shots ?

Regards,
GF-A330

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by gf-a330
Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Introduces Revamped Flight Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 3439

Gulf Air Introduces Revamped Flight Schedule

Gulf Air is all set to introduce a totally revamped flight schedule beginning 1 July 2007. The new network, based on a 'wave' model, offers as many as 588 flights every week in the Middle East with more non-stop flights than any other airline. The arrivals and departures have been scheduled in such ...

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by gf-a330
Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?
Replies: 7
Views: 5151

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

any further updates regarding the A321, have they been flown to Bahrain ?

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by gf-a330
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?
Replies: 7
Views: 5151

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

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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by gf-a330
Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Bengal Airlines- A Few Questions!
Replies: 9
Views: 3782

RE: Royal Bengal Airlines- A Few Questions!

if u read the small print it does say proposed !

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by gf-a330
Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?
Replies: 7
Views: 5151

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

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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by gf-a330
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Blue - Welcome To The UK!
Replies: 13
Views: 11543

RE: Air Blue - Welcome To The UK!

I flew AirBlue <acronym title="Islamabad (Rawalpindi) - Chaklala (ISB / OPRN), Pakistan">ISB</acronym>-<acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakistan">KHI</acronym>-<acronym title="Islamabad (Rawalpindi) - Chaklala (ISB / OPRN), Pakistan">ISB</acronym> on there ...

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by gf-a330
Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?
Replies: 7
Views: 5151

Gulf Air A321 - Where Are They Coming From?

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.

Regards,
GF-A330

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Asking Captain For Permission For Photography
Replies: 4
Views: 3778

Asking Captain For Permission For Photography

I'm due to fly out to Islamabad in a couple of days time and am planning to take quite a few pictures to devise a trip report on the 777, as I'll be flying with PIA i'm doubting the captain will give me permission due to all the media coverage about the EU ban. Anyway how should I word the request t...

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asking Captain Permission For Photography
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Asking Captain Permission For Photography

I'm due to fly out to Islamabad in a couple of days time and am planning to take quite a few pictures to devise a trip report on the 777, as I'll be flying with PIA i'm doubting the captain will give me permission due to all the media coverage about the EU ban. Anyway how should I word the request t...

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shaheen Air - UK-Pakistan Services... Any News?
Replies: 1
Views: 3371

RE: Shaheen Air - UK-Pakistan Services... Any News?

Heard they were supposed to start services with ex-Mahan Air A310 but PIA re-instated the lease agreement by extending it for a longer period to cover capacity shortfall (E.U banned A310s). Ababeel Travel, who are the appointed booking agent for Shaheen in the UK have revised the start date to June/...

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by gf-a330
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28
Replies: 101
Views: 15275

RE: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28

Excellent Karan, thoroughly enjoyed reading through your trip report of your GF sectors and all the wonderful pics !

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by gf-a330
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28
Replies: 101
Views: 15275

RE: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28

Did you take any cabin shots Jacobin of your flight sectors with <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym>, came across this new addition to the database with the F1 promo head rest covers..... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="...

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28
Replies: 101
Views: 15275

RE: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28

I've heard <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> and <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acro...

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28
Replies: 101
Views: 15275

Gulf Air To Downsize Fleet To 28

Read off another board that the GF board of directors held a meeting on Sunday and it was decided to reduce the fleet size from the existing 34 aircraft to 28 aircraft, with an all Airbus fleet. Unprofitable routes will be suspended.

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Blue Confirm Manchester
Replies: 14
Views: 9535

RE: Air Blue Confirm Manchester

Sorry no, they just have the standard drop down TV's, what I meant was seat colour/style is similar to there A320s.

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by gf-a330
Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Blue Confirm Manchester
Replies: 14
Views: 9535

RE: Air Blue Confirm Manchester

It would be good for AirBlue to get hold of the ex-Air Madrid A340 which is currently in storage at Bordeaux and has been since Dec 06. The cabin of this aircraft is similar to Air Blue's exisiting A320 fleet in the sense the seats are blue and each feature PTV's. Lets' see what happens..... <center...

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by gf-a330
Thu Mar 01, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air 767s Grounded
Replies: 43
Views: 12695

RE: Gulf Air 767s Grounded

Just to clarify the 767s mostly have problems related to corrosion and I've heard rumours that 6x A330s are to be leased in to cover the shortfall. Anyone care to add ?.. i've just been checking out the schedules; GF9003 is due to land Dublin 17:45pm. Anyone in DUB confirm the number of 767s already...

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by gf-a330
Sun Feb 25, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help With Emirates Bookings
Replies: 5
Views: 2304

RE: Help With Emirates Bookings

Work out which aircraft will be operating for each sector, go to seat maps on the <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> website and pick your preferred seat. If you are already a Skywards member thats fine, if not sign up. Call the Emirates contact center for your country or ...

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by gf-a330
Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pakistan Int'l B747-240BM Trip Report (Pics/Video)
Replies: 41
Views: 20221

RE: Pakistan Int'l B747-240BM Trip Report (Pics/Video)

Just to clarify <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym>-<acronym title="Columbus - Municipal (BAK / CLU / KBAK), USA - Indiana">BAK</acronym> has not been refurbished as of yet, since the EU imposed the restrictions. I can confirm only <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym>-BGG Boeing 7...

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by gf-a330
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Replacing 767s Next Month With A340's
Replies: 28
Views: 7874

RE: Gulf Air Replacing 767s Next Month With A340's

According too AACO <a href="http://www.aaco.org/airlines_gulfair.asp" target=_blank>http://www.aaco.org/airlines_gulfair.asp</a> <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym>'s current fleet of 763ERs are all leased. From my understanding they were sold to Oasis International Leasi...

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by gf-a330
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkmenistan Airlines New Livery (pic)
Replies: 28
Views: 9330

RE: Turkmenistan Airlines New Livery (pic)

Boring...too much white

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by gf-a330
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DXB-Pakistan On Emirates In Y/F While Ill!
Replies: 33
Views: 10920

RE: DXB-Pakistan On Emirates In Y/F While Ill!

Sounds all so dramatic, whatever you had to go through !

[Edited 2007-02-10 18:23:53]

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by gf-a330
Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Replacing 767s Next Month With A340's
Replies: 28
Views: 7874

Gulf Air Replacing 767s Next Month With A340's

Just read from another site that Gulf Air are replacing the existing 9x 767s fleet next month with 9x A340s from Boeing. Apparently the 767s are going to Etihad for use by Etihad Cargo, as the lease agreement expires soon. Eight 767 F/O have already been transferred to the A340 fleet. Watch this spa...

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by gf-a330
Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: André Dosé Named Gulf Air CEO
Replies: 1
Views: 2471

Official: André Dosé Named Gulf Air CEO

Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman, has named Swiss citizen André Dosé as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dosé, an airline industry veteran with more than 30 years experience in the aviation business, will take office on April 1, 2007. "I am ple...

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by gf-a330
Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air - New Look Website
Replies: 7
Views: 4027

Gulf Air - New Look Website

They've relaunched the site today. Easy to navigate and nicely designed.

http://www.gulfairco.com/index/index.asp

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by gf-a330
Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Andre Dose - New Gulf Air CEO Announcement Soon
Replies: 2
Views: 4239

Andre Dose - New Gulf Air CEO Announcement Soon

The Gulf Air board has made a decision on the appointment of a new President The word is that he is a Swiss, so guessing that it would be ex-CrossAir CEO Andre Dose who was one of the short listed candidates for the job.

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by gf-a330
Sun Dec 10, 2006 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gary Toomey New Gulf Air CEO?
Replies: 3
Views: 7807

Gary Toomey New Gulf Air CEO?

Gary Toomey was spotted in the <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> First class lounge in Bahrain last week. Apparently he was called in for an interview. Can anyone confirm. Came across the following from 'The Sydney Morning Herald' Off to Gulf? <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENT...

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