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.
Gulf Air and SMBC Aviation Capital have announced a six-aircraft agreement for the purchase and leaseback of six Airbus A320neo aircraft.
The expanded codeshare agreement will extend the travel opportunities for Gulf Air passengers to fly beyond Bangkok on Thai to Hong Kong with immediate effect and to Singapore, Tokyo and Melbourne in the coming months and broaden the commercial partnership between the two companies.