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Can Gulf Air’s fourth CEO in three years make a difference? Skyteam looms?


Gulf Air recently announced the appointment of Samer Majali as CEO. Mr Majali, the former President and CEO of Royal Jordanian, is expected to join the company in the coming months, replacing Bjorn Naf. Gulf Air’s Executive Chairman, Talal al Zain, will temporarily manage the carrier, prior to Mr Majali commencing his tenure. [1425 words]

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  • …Seeking to join a global airline alliance?
  • Gulf Air expands its Middle East operations
  • Narrowbody fleet order intact
  • Outlook: New CEO, new opportunities

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  • Gulf Air destinations map: Jul-2009
  • SkyTeam major hubs map: Jul-2009
  • Gulf Air fleet: Jul-2009
  • Gulf Air A320 and A330 delivery schedule
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