Gulf Air Close 787 Dreamliner Deal

Boeing and Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air finalized negotiations for up to 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal that could be worth approximately $3.9 billion at list prices if all options are exercised. The agreement is for 16 787s on direct order with purchase rights for eight additional 787s.
Throughout 2007, Gulf Air and Boeing conducted an extensive airplane acquisition analysis that explored the unmatched strengths of the 787. The 787 is the fastest-selling new airplane program in history with a total of 857 orders from 56 customers since launch in 2004.