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The Low Down On Gulf Air

Queens Park Rangers newest shirt sponsors will be Gulf Air, here`s an plotted history of the airline.

1950

British pilot Freddie Bodsworth registered Gulf Aviation as a private share holding company, before a demonstration accident killed him in 1951.

1974

The Foundation Treaty signed by the Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Qatar, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the Sultanate of Oman gave each government a 25% share in the newly re-branded Gulf-Air.

1988

Gulf Air added Boeing 767`s to the ever growing fleet. Whilst services were also expanding to Frankfurt, Istanbul, Damascus, Dar es Salaam, Fujairah and Nairobi, with flights to Shiraz and Baghdad being resumed.

1990

Celebrated its 40 year anniversary. It ever expanding service list included Singapore, Sydney and Trivandrum with Gulf Air becoming the first Arab airline to fly to Australia.

1998

No-smoking policy were introduced initially on flights to Singapore and Australia and were later extended to the full range of Gulf Air flights.

2003

Announced a sponsorship deal with the Bahrain Grand Prix until 2010.

2006

Withdrawal of Abu Dhabi to establish its own airline, Etihad Airways.

2007

The government of Bahrain claimed 100% ownership of Gulf Air, when joint-owner Oman withdrew from the airline.

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Date:Wednesday July 2 2008

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At least you know a bit about your sponsors. In League 2 we would accept a brown paper bag from a bloke with horns and a trident lol!
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