Gulf Air, Boeing officials meet at IATA meeting
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune –www.newsofbahrain.com
Gulf Air and senior officials from Boeing held a meeting during the 77th IATA Annual General Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America, recently.
The event, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on an annual basis, welcomes member airlines from all over the world and networking under one roof.
The meeting took place between Zayed R. Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and Chairman to the Board of Directors at Gulf Air and Stanley A. Deal, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
They discussed the challenges that the industry had overcome during COVID-19 and the possibilities of new opportunities.
“The national carrier of Bahrain proudly refers to the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner as its flagship aircraft,” said Zayed R. Alzayani after the meeting.
“The new fleet strategy that Gulf Air is currently executing has proved highly successful for our network and passenger experience with the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner serving our most important routes along with being a major contributor to our cargo operations.”
Attending the meeting were Captain Waleed Abdulhameed AlAlawi, Acting Chief Executive Officer at Gulf Air and Ihssane Mounir, Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales and Marketing and Omar Arekat, Vice President, Commercial Sales and Marketing, Middle East & Africa from Boeing Commercial Airplanes.