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.
Coming with a wealth of aviation business experience, Coste has spent 25 years in various commercial roles with airlines in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Gulf Air has welcomed its first Airbus A320neo with the plane touching down at Bahrain International Airport earlier. Following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, the aircraft will service a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network.
Gulf Air has launched its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service connecting Bahrain International Airport and London, Heathrow. Onboard the airline’s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London Heathrow were members of the airline’s executive management team.
Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier’s new livery.
Gulf Air has seen its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner conduct a flypass during the Bahrain Grand Prix. The display showcased not only the airline’s newest, state-of-the-art aircraft, but also the new Gulf Air livery.