Gulf Air has signed a USD 900 million contract with Rolls-Royce for Trent 1000 engines to power 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.
The contract also includes long-term TotalCare service support.
In addition, Gulf Air also has the option to purchase the same engine to power six further Boeing 787-9s.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East. Today, Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 43 cities in 24 countries spanning three continents. The airline operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East, with double daily flights to over 10 regional cities, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport.