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Gulf Air Sells Two Airbus A340 Aircraft To US Apollo Aviation

Bahrain’s struggling state owned carrier Gulf Air has sold two Airbus A340 aircraft to US based Apollo Aviation Group. The move is part of efforts by the airline to realign its fleet in order to focus on regional routes. 

The two aircraft were 16 years old and no longer in service. Gulf Air said it would have cost $25 million to return the aircraft to service.   Gulf Air plans to shift its fleet of aircraft to narrow body planes and regional jets as it changes its route network to focus on regional traffic.
 

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