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Aircraft & Engine Briefs-April 27, 2018

Gulf Air is set to take delivery of four more 787s this year and plans to introduce the 787 on its twice-daily service between Bahrain and London Heathrow before deploying the long-range efficient jet on other routes. Bombardier concluded a firm orde [Read story...]

US approves AH-1Z attack helicopter sale to Bahrain

Worth an estimated $911 million, including training and support services, the deal is being concluded under the Foreign Military Sales process. Munitions including Lockheed Martin AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weap [Read story...]

Bahrain Makes Largest Oil Discovery in its History

DUBAI: Bahrain on Sunday announced it has discovered the largest oil and gas field in the history of the small kingdom, which unlike its Gulf neighbours is not energy-rich. Authorities estimate the newfound reserves at “many times” the volume of Bahr [Read story...]