My Account Menu

CAPA Login

Register to trial CAPA Membership!

Gulf Air seeks to bridge profitability gulf by 2010


Gulf Air is doing what European regionally-bred counterpart, SAS is struggling to do – become a 21st century airline. Unloved by its other founding government owners, the Bahrain Government pumped in more cash when other regional governments pulled out to focus on their own carriers. Gulf Air has been through a painful re-birth, but it could finally be on the path to profitability. [1130 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Weathering the storm through operational improvements
  • Network expansion to key European points - aims for minimum double daily service
  • Outlook: A brighter future, but tough months ahead

Graphs and data:

  • Gulf Air's current fleet and orders: Nov-08
  • Gulf Air's fleet plan: 2009 to 2016: At Nov-08
Please login to continue reading or find out more about CAPA Membership below.
This content is exclusively for CAPA Membership Subscribers

CAPA Membership gives you the latest aviation news and alerts, access to CAPA articles, reports, and our leading aviation data with optional premium add-ons.