Friday, June 26, 2009

Gulf Air

Gulf Air has officially revealed that it plans to lease out 2 of its Airbus A 340-300s under a long term arrangement with an interested airline as the carrier looks to gradually withdraw this plane type from its fleet due to its higher operational and maintainenance costs. No airline has yet been identified though Air Asia X has declared that it is scouting the market biligerently for used A 343s to fuel its rapid long haul international expansion. Other airlines that could possibly be approached are Arik Air of Nigeria and Aerolineas Argentina.

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