Gulf Air will resume its direct Abu Dhabi and Dubai flights, with scheduled operations starting from July 5th. The national carrier of the kingdom of Bahrain has been operating direct flights between the country and the United Arab Emirates since 1954.
Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare expansion. The agreement will see Turkish Airlines place its ‘TK’ code on Gulf Air’s flights from Bahrain to Dubai, Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot and Manila.
Gulf Air and SpiceJet have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore greater cooperation between the two airlines. The deal will include an interline and codeshare agreement, as well as coordination of cargo services, engineering and pilot training.
On the side-lines of crown prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s official visit to the United States of America, Gulf Air has received its seventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Dulles International Airport.
Gulf Air has welcomed its third Airbus A320neo. On October 26th the new aircraft will begin operating the national carrier Bahrain’s newest route, to Malé, capital of the Maldives.
Gulf Air and Oman Air have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the products and services offered by the two airlines.
The announcement follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two flag-carriers at the Bahrain International Airshow in November last year.
Gulf Air has welcomed back Rashid Abdulrahman Al Gaoud to its headquarters in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He returns to the country to take up the role of senior manager of sales in the European and Asian Pacific regions for the national carrier.
Gulf Air and Thai Airways International, Thailand’s flag carrier, have added Singapore to the list of cities served by the existing codeshare agreement.
The loss-making national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain revealed the plans as part of a five-year strategy to become the customer airline of choice in the Gulf region.