Published on : Thursday, November 16, 2017
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain and a long-time partner of Safran, has signed an agreement to equip the airline’s new incoming fleet of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 12 Airbus A320neo with Safran Landing Systems wheels and brakes.
Commenting on the agreement Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Captain Waleed Abdulhameed Al Alawi said: “We have selected Safran Landing Systems for their high dispatch reliability, simplified maintenance, as well as their weight advantage resulting in lower fuel burn. Safran Landing Systems is a reliable partner of Gulf Air and we are pleased with our choice towards a wheels and brakes technology of renowned quality to equip our new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and Airbus A320neo that will enter into service in 2018.”
Source:- Gulf Air