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Persian Gulf lines gear up to be big Asia, Africa hubs

Airlines based in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf have been buying up huge fleets of the biggest planes around — the Airbus 380 and Boeing 777. Some of you have asked me what’s going on with these lines — their home countries are very small and don’t generate much outbound or inbound traffic, so why are they growing so big, so fast? Because this is a slow week ...

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  • Headline: Persian Gulf lines gear up to be big Asia, Africa hubs
  • Publication: Travel, Pages 57 on 11/04/2012
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