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Gulf Air Flight GF215 Experiences Incident at Kuwait International Airport

On Monday, Gulf Air flight GF215 experienced a minor incident while landing at Kuwait International Airport. All 62 passengers and seven crew members were evacuated safely from the aircraft and escorted to the airport, and, reportedly, no one suffered any harm or bodily injury. The reason for the evacuation and details of the incident are still unknown.  What We Know About Flight GF215 Gulf Air flight 215 was operating a routine service from Bahrain to Kuwait on July 5, taking…

AFI KLM E&M Inks New Deals, Prepares for A220

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) announced on April 28 that it has signed numerous new deals and service offerings for its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business. These will include new services for the Airbus A220-300 and a new deal signed with Corendon Dutch Airlines,…

Gulf Air Opens New Route to Singapore

As the summer arrives, many airlines are beginning to operate new routes to improve this year's operation. One of them is Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Earlier this week, the Middle Eastern airline operated its first flight between its base in Bahrein International Airport and…

Trip Report: Onboard Gulf Air’s Boeing 787

When most travelers think of Middle Eastern airlines, they think of Emirates, Etihad or Qatar Airways.  However, there are several smaller carriers based in the Middle East that allow for local and international passengers alike to travel great lengths. With over 45 international destinations across 26 countries, Gulf Air is…