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Gulf Air appoints new board; chairman

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has announced the appointment of a new board of directors chaired by Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism for the airline. The board also comprises Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa Dr Dawood Nassif Dawood Jameel Ali Al Matrook Essa Mohamed Najibi Jean-Christophe Durand and Jassim Hassan Abdelaal. Speaking on the new appointment... View more

Gulf Air set for to launch new holiday package service

Gulf Air is set to launch its dedicated holidays unit Gulf Air Holidays and has has appointed online travel booking company Ezeego1.com as the back-end service provider. Gulf Air Holidays will offer travellers a wide range of holiday packages and tailor-made travel solutions to destinations worldwide both across the Gulf Air network and beyond. Ahmed Janahi Gulf Air chief commercial officer said: ... View more

Gulf Air’s GCC-wide Falcon Corporate roadshow begins

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has begun a GCC-wide informative roadshow in which airline representatives in the six GCC states will visit corporate entities to share information about the Gulf Air Falcon Corporate Plus and Falcon Corporate Loyalty programmes. Designed exclusively for the corporate traveller the tailored corporate incentive program is aimed at corporates and small and me... View more

Recaro to supply Economy Class seats for Gulf Air's new fleet

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has appointed German aircraft manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating to supply Recaro CL3710 economy class aircraft seats for the airline s 10 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft and 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft. The contract which is valued at over 35 million ( 37.3 million) was signed at this year s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. Gulf Air guests rightly expect an ex... View more

Gulf Air launches flight status facility on website

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier in partnership with OAG the leading global provider of digital flight information has launched an online Flight Status Facility on the airline s official website gulfair.com. The new facility provides booked passengers with real-time information on their Gulf Air flights including customised flight trackers destination weather and flight status alerts via email/... View more

Gulf Air welcomes new Bahraini pilots

July 23, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has welcomed a new batch of Bahraini pilots who have recently begun operating flights after completing all the necessary vigorous ground and base training cour... View more

Gulf Air reaffirms commitment to its workforce family

July 21, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain remains committed to investing in its Bahraini workforce and their career development by providing opportunities for Bahraini nationals to take over senior pos... View more

Gulf Air appoints youngest Bahraini country manager in APAC

July 14, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Mohamed Al Hamer as a country manager for its Colombo and Male stations making him the youngest ever country manager for Gulf Air in the Asia Pacific re... View more

Gulf Air picks Emarsys to enhance automated communications

July 10, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has signed a partnership deal with Emarsys - a leading independent marketing platform company - to enhance its customer automated communication systems. With this dea... View more

Gulf Air appoints first Bahraini female country manager

July 7, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Shams Al Doseri as a country manager for its Addis Ababa station. This appointment makes Al Doseri the first Bahraini female to run a Gulf Air station. ... View more

Gulf Air agrees to back national sports clubs in Bahrain

July 4, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has further strengthened its commitment in serving the youth and sports movement in the kingdom by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Yo... View more

Gulf Air names new country manager for Dubai

June 26, 2019

Gulf Air has appointed Esam Abdulhameed Al Hammadi as the country manager for its Dubai station. With a vast experience in airline sales and having managed Gulf Air s hub station in Bahrain Al Hammadi... View more

Gulf Air to broadcast UN videos on IFE system

June 25, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain will broadcast United Nations award-winning series of short feature stories - UN in Action that reports on the organisation s peacekeeping efforts as well as U... View more

Gulf Air to start five weekly flights to Maldives

June 22, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has announced plans to launch five weekly non-stop flights to its newest destination Male in the Maldives. The airline welcomed its third Airbus A320neo which on Oc... View more

Gulf Air continues to back Bahrain Airshow

June 19, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain will again become the official carrier of the Bahrain International Airshow in its sixth and seventh editions in 2020 and 2022. The airline signed a sponsorshi... View more

Gulf Air inaugurates Salalah route

June 16, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain celebrated its inaugural summer service to and from Salalah yesterday as the airline resumed the popular route. Gulf Air s flight GF548 was welcomed into Salal... View more

Gulf Air launches debut flight to Spanish city Malaga

June 15, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has announced the launch of its inaugural summer service to Malaga Costa del Sol in South Spain. The Gulf Air s flight GF021 was welcomed into Spanish airport with ... View more

Gulf Air participates in Imex Frankfurt

May 30, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain showcased its latest products services and destinations at the recently concluded Imex Frankfurt which was held in Germany from May 21-23. The exhibition is on... View more

Gulf Air to deploy Dreamliner to Baku for UEFA final

May 23, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air will be upgrading its aircraft scheduled to operate to Baku on May 29 in a move to facilitate and ease the travel of football fans flying out to Azerbaijan to watch t... View more

Gulf Air offers extra baggage allowance for university students

May 12, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has enhanced the baggage allowance for all college and university students with an additional free of charge 23 kg bag. The new baggage allowance is applicable... View more

Gulf Air chooses Michelin as exclusive tire supplier

May 2, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has chosen leading tyre technology company Michelin to equip every aircraft type within its fleet including its brand new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner s Ai... View more

Gulf Air signs strategic deals with French industrial giants

April 29, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain said it has signed a number of agreements with leading French companies - Thales Michelin CFM Safran Landing System and Epcor (Air France Industries KLM) durin... View more

Gulf Air, Oman Air boost codeshare agreement

April 28, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air and Oman Air have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the outstanding products and services offered by the two airlines.... View more

Gulf Air includes bicycles as free baggage allowance for athletes

April 24, 2019

Gulf Air has enhanced its baggage allowance for cyclists to include one free bicycle over and above their original ticket baggage allowance. The new policy has been introduced in response to an increa... View more

Gulf Air to continue operating flights to Colombo

April 22, 2019

National carrier Gulf Air has announced that it will continue to operate flights to Sri Lanka s capital city Colombo despite the deadly bombings that killed more than 200 people and injured hundreds o... View more

Gulf Air completes IOSA audit, renews registration

April 21, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has successfully completed the internationally recognised biennial Iata Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been renewed on the IOSA Safety Audit Registry until M... View more

Export Bahrain, Gulf Air to offer SMEs discounts on exports

April 16, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative has signed an exclusive partnership with Gulf Air s Falcon Cargo to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bahrain exporting their goods ... View more

Etihad, Gulf Air enter codeshare partnership

April 14, 2019

ETIHAD Airways the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and Gulf Air the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain have signed a codeshare partnership for travel commencing with the summer sc... View more

Batelco, Gulf Air renew partnership deal

April 14, 2019

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain and Gulf Air the Kingdom s national carrier have renewed their partnership agreement for a further 3-year term to provide Batelco s Al Dana Club... View more

Gulf Air in talks to boost Russia trade ties

April 13, 2019

National carrier Gulf Air said it recently held discussions with Bahraini-Russian Intergovernmental Commission officials to explore possibilities of trade economic scientific and technological opportu... View more

Gulf Air cancels Bahrain-Sudanfl flights

April 11, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has announced that it has cancelled its flight to Sudanese capital Khartoum following the military coup and the declaration of state of emergency in the North Afric... View more

Gulf Air celebrates one year anniversary of its new brand

April 7, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain is celebrating one year since launching its new brand at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2018. Millions of viewers globally witnessed the new look an... View more

Gulf Air achieves best seat load factor in five years

March 28, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has achieved its best February results in five years with the highest seat load factor for February since 2014; immediately a month after launching the boutiqu... View more

Gulf Air 'fastest growing airline' in ME

March 21, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain was recently named the Fastest Growing Airline in the Middle East region at the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop organised by Athens International Airport in th... View more

Etihad, Gulf Air ink codeshare deal

March 20, 2019

UAE s Etihad Airways and Gulf Air the national airline of Bahrain have signed a codeshare partnership. The announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two carri... View more

Gulf Air welcomes new president of its National Labour Union

March 14, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain welcomed Sameer Sedeeq Hashem as the new president of its National Labour Union. Gulf Air CEO Krešimir Kučko deputy CEO Captain Waleed Al Alawi and director of... View more

Gulf air cancels flights due to pilot shortage

February 27, 2019

Hundreds of Gulf Air passengers were left stranded at Bahrain International Airport yesterday (February 26) after flights were cancelled reportedly due to a shortage of pilots reported the Gulf Daily ... View more

Gulf Air appoints new senior sales head for Europe, Asia Pacific

February 25, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has named Rashid Abdulrahman Al Gaoud as the new senior manager of sales for the European and Asian Pacific regions. Al Gaoud has been part of the Gulf Air fam... View more

Gulf Air to launch flights to Salalah

February 13, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has announced plans to launch flights to Salalah Oman starting in June. Operating from June 15 to September 14 Salalah will be added as a seasonal summer destination ... View more

Gulf Air to launch new Spain route this summer

February 6, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has revealed its first new destination for 2019. Flights to Malaga - Costa del Sol in Spain will commence on June 14 and will operate until September 15. Malag... View more

Gulf Air, Royal Air Maroc sign special prorate deal

January 22, 2019

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air and Royal Air Maroc Morocco s national air carrier have signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) effective from January 22. The agreement builds upon the current travel o... View more

Gulf Air backs fifth edition of ‘Shop Bahrain’

January 20, 2019

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air has once again announced its support for the fifth edition of Shop Bahrain the nationwide shopping festival which runs till February 2. As a strategic partner of Shop Bah... View more

Gulf Air unveils its 2019 business plans to staff members

January 20, 2019

National carrier Gulf Air recently revealed its business plans for 2019 and rolled out the newly launched boutique business model concept to its headquarter staff in an event held at the Crowne Plaza ... View more

Gulf Air conducts emergency response exercise

January 16, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air successfully conducted an emergency response exercise at the airline s headquarters last week as part of its ongoing commitment to ensure the required preparedness le... View more

Gulf Air unveils new 'boutique' business model

January 6, 2019

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier today unveiled a new vision for the airline focused on a boutique business model. The airline s senior management gave an insight into its plan to become the airlin... View more

Gulf Air showcases new aircraft, route to Bahrain media

December 30, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently arranged a trip for the Bahraini press to experience its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on a flight to one of its newest destinations Casablanca Mor... View more

Gulf Air to feature AlRawi audio books onboard

December 27, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain plans to feature a number of audio books onboard its fleet in collaboration with the Bahrain-based AlRawi Audio Books. The diverse collection of Arabic audio b... View more

Gulf Air, BTEA promote Bahrain as a wedding destination

December 26, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain in collaboration with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently arranged a meeting with a well-known family from Hyderabad India to discuss the f... View more

Gulf Air flies Dreamliner to Manila

December 24, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently deployed its latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the Bahrain-Manila route increasing the number of destinations served by the Dreamliner to four includi... View more

Gulf Air launches new mobile app for iOS, Android smartphones

December 20, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has launched a new mobile app for iOS and Android smartphones allowing users to manage their Gulf Air trips and book flights check-in online pre-select seats m... View more

Gulf Air launches stopover packages for Bahrain

December 16, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced the launch of new stopover travel packages designed to promote the Kingdom as a tourist destination to its global customer base. The new stopover... View more

Four Bahraini pilots join Gulf Air

December 5, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently welcomed four Bahraini pilots who joined the airline from other airlines in neighbouring countries. The return of those aviation professionals signals Gulf... View more

Rolls-Royce celebrates Dreamliner delivery to Gulf Air

November 15, 2018

Rolls-Royce celebrated the delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain by handing over a fan blade to the airline on the second day of the Bahrain Air Sh... View more

Gulf Air, Etihad sign MoU to explore alliance opportunities

November 14, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and UAE s Etihad Airways are set to explore deeper cooperation following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Bahrain International Airsho... View more

Gulf Air celebrates inaugural Dreamliner flight to Bangkok

November 13, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier celebrated the arrival of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner inaugural flight to Bangkok which will now operate permanently on the airline s direct daily flights between B... View more

Gulf Air backs Bahrain Marathon Relay

November 7, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has affirmed its commitment to the local community development by signing up as a Bronze sponsor to the Bahrain Marathon Relay 2018 scheduled to take place on Novembe... View more

Gulf Air promotes latest products at WTM

November 6, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain is promoting its latest products and services showcasing the airline s new brand identity at the World Travel Market (WTM) the world s leading travel trade sho... View more

Gulf Air scraps move to cut Bahraini staff

November 1, 2018

Gulf Air s Board of Directors has issued a directive to retract redundancies within Bahraini staff and to allow them to return to work. At an urgent meeting held today the board discussed the airline ... View more

Gulf Air, Thai Airways expand codeshare deal

November 1, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air and Thai Airways International have signed an expansion to the existing codeshare agreement effective from October 28. The expanded codeshare agreement will extend th... View more

Gulf Air co-hosts blood donation drive

October 28, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier in collaboration with King Hamad Hospital Gulf Aviation Academy and Bahrain Airport Company today participated in a blood donation drive as part of the companies ef... View more

Gulf Air moves to piece concept for baggage

October 11, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain will launch a new and simplified baggage policy providing more choice and clarity to its customers. The current weight concept will be replaced by a harmonised... View more

Gulf Air participates in IFTM Top Resa

October 7, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently participated in the International French Travel Market (IFTM) Top Resa which took place in Paris between September 26 and 29. The airline was featured... View more

Gulf Air, Bahrain Tourism discuss collaboration projects

October 3, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain today discussed collaboration in various projects with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) to promote both the airline and the kingdom as a leading ... View more

Gulf Air marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2018

Taking part and highlighting the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Gulf Air - in collaboration with Child s Wish Society - welcomed 22 little heroes to its headquarters and its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.... View more

Gulf Air chief meets new CEO of Thales InFlyt Experience

September 18, 2018

National carrier Gulf Air headed by its chief executive officer Krešimir Kučko recently received the new chief executive officer of Thales InFlyt Experience Philippe Carette and members of executive m... View more

Gulf Air, RCO launch passenger donations project

September 1, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has launched a key initiative in co-operation with the Royal Charity Organisation that permits all passengers to donate coins or notes of any currency onboard ... View more

Gulf Air officials meet with Al Hurr members

August 31, 2018

Zayed R. Alzayani Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism and Gulf Air s chairman recently met with Yaqoob Yousif chairman of Bahrain Free Labour Unions Federation (Al Hurr) to discuss matters relat... View more

New batch of Tamkeen pilots takes to the skies with Gulf Air

August 28, 2018

A new batch of pilots from the Gulf Air-Tamkeen programme recently took to the skies with Bahrain s national carrier as they completed ground and base training courses. A group of seven pilots are now... View more

Gulf Air receives first Airbus A320neo

August 18, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain is significantly accelerating its expansion in 2018 with the delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft at the Bahrain International Airport today. Flying i... View more

Gulf Air officials meet with kingdom's trade union members

August 6, 2018

Zayed R. Alzayani Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism and Gulf Air s chairman recently met with members of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) to discuss a number of matters r... View more

Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies hosts Royal Saudi Air Force

August 5, 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports is hosting delegates candidates from the Royal Saudi Air Force at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) for a series of selected aviation training sessions. The trainees will ... View more

Gulf Air management in drive for workforce engagement

August 2, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier is in the midst of a drive to further engage its workforce and encourage two way dialogue. Spearheaded by the airline s deputy chief executive officer Captain Walee... View more

Gulf Air adopts Honeywell’s GoDirect flight efficiency software

August 1, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has selected Honeywell s GoDirect Flight Efficiency analytics software to reduce fuel costs across its entire Airbus and Boeing fleet and to help minimise the ... View more

Gulf Air commences Dreamliner service to London

July 31, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier yesterday celebrated the launch of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner double daily service to London. Marking the occasion the airline hosted a celebratory event at the Ar... View more

Gulf Air welcomes new batch of Tamkeen pilots

July 25, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently welcomed another batch of Bahraini pilots who joined the airline as second officers as part of the ongoing cooperation agreement between Gulf Air and Tamkeen... View more

Ithmaar Bank, Gulf Air renew deal for cardholders

July 22, 2018

Ithmaar Bank a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank has renewed an agreement with the Kingdom s national carrier Gulf Air granting the bank s credit card and debit cardholders exclusive discounts on flig... View more

Gulf Air honours staff with 'High Flyer' award

July 16, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has rolled out a High Flyer award scheme whereby the airline recognises and honours employees who perform their duties at an outstanding level of service. Gulf Air ... View more

Gulf Air 'renowned for excellent on-time performance'

July 14, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has an excellent reputation across its global operations for on-time performance (OTP) which is of critical importance to the airline s passengers said a senior minis... View more

Gulf Air recognised for top on-time performance across UAE

July 11, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has received top recognition for its on-time performance (OTP) across the UAE. The airline was awarded by Dubai airports for its 2017 OTP category A (2000 movements) ... View more

Gulf Air honours staff for successful Dreamliner service launch

June 24, 2018

Gulf Air today honoured members of its workforce for their exceptional performance and efforts in realising the successful launch of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service to London Heathrow. The ceremon... View more

Gulf Air launches new Dreamliner service to London

June 21, 2018

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air has announced the launch of its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service to London Heathrow. Onboard the airline s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London... View more

Gulf Air charters flight to Moscow for Fifa World Cup

June 14, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain chartered a flight of World Cup fans from Dammam to Moscow on June 13. This was in support of the 2018 Fifa World Cup s opening match between Saudi Arabia and ... View more

14 Bahraini Gulf Air pilots earn their stripes

June 5, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air today announced the graduation of 14 Bahraini senior first officers who successfully earned their fourth stripe after qualifying to become Gulf Air captains. Captain ... View more

Gulf Air officials meet with US ambassador to Bahrain

June 4, 2018

Justin Siberell the US ambassador to Bahrain recently visited Gulf Air s headquarters where he met with the national carrier s chief executive officer Krešimir Kučko and deputy chief executive officer... View more

Gulf Air, Tamkeen sign deal to boost nationalisation efforts

May 29, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier and Tamkeen have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at enhancing opportunities for the training and employment of Bahrainis within the kingdom s aviation se... View more

Gulf Air backs Dreams Society with children’s initiative

May 21, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with Dreams Society a non-profit organisation established in 2011 with a mission to fulfil the dreams of children affected with terminal illnesses ... View more

British ambassador to Bahrain visits Gulf Air head office

May 16, 2018

Ahead of Gulf Air s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight to London Heathrow next month Simon Martin CMG the British ambassador to Bahrain recently met with Gulf Air s chief executive officer Krešimir ... View more

Gulf Air unveils new brand identity

May 9, 2018

The year 2018 is the year of change for Gulf Air which has witnessed major developments in fleet modernisation network expansion enhanced product offering and rebrand Zayed R. Alzayani chairman of Gul... View more

Gulf Air offers more flights, capacity with new summer schedule

May 6, 2018

This summer sees Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air commence its highly anticipated network expansion. Alongside this the airline will roll out its 2018 Summer Schedule increasing capacity and flights ... View more

Gulf Air showcases first Dreamliner at F1 race gala

April 8, 2018

On Bahrain F1 race day Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and title sponsor of the Bahrain Grand Prix had a standout globally broadcast moment as the airline s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner cond... View more

Gulf Air unveils big expansion plan;set for debut Dreamliner

April 7, 2018

Bahraini national carrier Gulf Air is set to take delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 9 Dreamliner the latest addition to its expanded fleet by the end of this month said a top official as the airline ... View more

Gulf Air to launch direct flights to Casablanca

April 3, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has announced plans to launch five weekly direct flights between Bahrain and Casablanca Morocco starting from June 11. This move is part of Gulf Air s 2018 network ... View more

Gulf Air to fly direct to new cities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air is adding new routes for the summer with direct flights to be launched to two new cities each in Egypt and Saudi Arabia in June. The carrier will fly direct to the Eg... View more

Gulf Air dismisses reports of storming plane by UK police

March 21, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has dismissed media reports that armed police stormed one of its flights at London Heathrow. However the carrier confirmed that upon landing of the Gulf Air flight GF... View more

Gulf Air unveils fleet, route expansion plans at key Saudi event

March 19, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air showcased its new strategy at the recent 2018 Saudi Aramco Annual Travel Show held in Dhahran announcing major network expansion in Saudi Arabia as well as fleet expa... View more

Gulf Air unveils five-year action plan; to boost fleet, new routes

February 25, 2018

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has rolled out its new corporate strategy for 2018 and beyond which includes major network expansion plans adding eight new routes into its regional network this ye... View more

Gulf Air appoints new chief operating officer

February 12, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced the appointment of Captain Suhail Abdulhameed Abdulaziz Ismail as the airline s new chief operating officer. Krešimir Kucko Gulf Air chief execut... View more

Gulf Air management holds talks with unions

January 31, 2018

The executive management of Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier met representatives of its three unions and held active dialogue at the airline s Muharraq headquarters. Zayed Bin Rashid Alzayani chair... View more

Gulf Air named 'Official Airline' of Shop Bahrain

January 28, 2018

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air is onboard once again supporting Shop Bahrain for the fourth consecutive year as official airline of the nationwide shopping festival. As a strategic partner of Shop Bahr... View more

Gulf Air ranked MEA's third most punctual airline

January 22, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has been independently ranked by UK aviation analysts OAG as the third most punctual airline in 2017 amongst Middle East and African airlines with an average on-time ... View more

Air France, KLM offer Gulf travellers special fares

January 17, 2018

Passengers in the Gulf can now book special promotional fares with Air France (Oh LaLa) and KLM (Dream Deals) to fly to different destinations across the Air France-KLM global network. The special far... View more

Gulf Air cancels all flights over fog in Bahrain

January 1, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier said yesterday (December 31) that all its incoming and outbound flights have been cancelled until further notice due to the ongoing dense fog over Bahrain that has ... View more

Gulf Air offers free flights for football fans

December 31, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has allocated an aircraft to transport supporters of Bahrain s football team to Kuwait free of charge for the semi-finals of Arabian Gulf Cup. The kingdom s te... View more

Gulf Air takes Saudi media to London

December 26, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently collaborated with hotel company Jumeirah Group and British tourist authority Visit Britain to fly a number of Saudi Arabian media representatives to L... View more

Gulf Air showcases Tbilisi to GCC media

December 24, 2017

Gulf Air recently flew a number of GCC-based media representatives to Tbilisi for a familiarization trip jointly hosted by the airline and The Biltmore Hotel a five-star luxury property situated withi... View more

Gulf Air to host annual flight safety summit

December 6, 2017

Flag carrier Gulf Air is gearing up to host the Gulf Flight Safety Council s (GFSC) annual summit which will be held in Bahrain this month. As the official carrier of the two-day event which is taking... View more

Gulf Air launches Bahrain tourist visa service

December 5, 2017

Flag carrier Gulf Air in partnership with VFS Global has launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service in available via visa.gulfair.com exclusively for the airline s passengers flying across its global net... View more

Gulf Air celebrates Bahraini Women Day

December 3, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently celebrated Bahraini Women s Day with a company-wide event held at its Muharraq headquarters on November 29. This year Bahraini Women s Day focused on Bahrain... View more

Bahrain Duty Free, Gulf Air inflight partnership takes off

November 26, 2017

Travel retailer Bahrain Duty Free is taking to the skies as exclusive onboard supplier of inflight retail for Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier giving the airline s passengers the opportunity to pur... View more

Gulf Air awards ST Aerospace component support deal

November 20, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier today announced that it has awarded a 15-year contract for Boeing 787 aircraft component support to Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) the aerospace ar... View more

Gulf Air, Safran partner on landing systems

November 15, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and Safran a systems provider in the aerospace industry have signed an agreement to equip the airline s new incoming fleet of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 1... View more

Gulf Air selects Honeywell’s APUs for new planes

November 14, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has signed an agreement with Honeywell for the purchase Honeywell Auxiliary Power Units for its new incoming fleet of 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft. Under the agree... View more

Gulf Air inks aircraft leasing pact with DAE

November 13, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) have signed an aircraft lease agreement for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft that are scheduled to enter the Gulf carrier ... View more

Gulf Air appoints new CEO

November 13, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier today announced the appointment of Krešimir Kučko as the chief executive officer of the airline effective November 12. Zayed Bin Rashid Alzayani chairman of Gulf Ai... View more

Gulf Air, CFM sign a $1.9bn engine and services deal

November 12, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of 58 LEAP-1A engines to power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft and an additional seven spa... View more

Gulf Air honours top UK travel agent

November 10, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain presented an award to UK-based Skylord Travel honouring the firm for Best Growth in Sales for delivering the highest growth in leisure sales (up 53 per cent ye... View more

Gulf Air launches new holidays unit

October 31, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has launched its most highly anticipated initiatives Gulf Air Holidays offering travellers a wide range of holiday packages and tailor-made travel solutions to dest... View more

Gulf Air showcases Bahrain to Russian media

October 17, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain gave a number of Russian lifestyle and travel media representatives the opportunity to visit and explore Bahrain with a familiarization trip jointly hosted wit... View more

Gulf Air inks codeshare deal with Turkish Airlines

September 30, 2017

Bahrain s national airline Gulf Air said it has entered into a codeshare agreement with flag carrier Turkish Airlines effective from November 1. The agreement will expand the travel opportunities for ... View more

Gulf Air celebrates World Tourism Day

September 27, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air today celebrated World Tourism Day in collaboration with the University of Bahrain. Recognising distinguished students of the University s Media Tourism and Arts Divi... View more

German media take off with Gulf Air to Colombo

September 26, 2017

German media representatives were recently invited to visit the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo as part of a collaboration between Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier and Onyx Hospitality Group a l... View more

Gulf Air to fly daily to Istanbul

September 20, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier will introduce a permanent increase to its Istanbul service with daily flights on the route effective early November. The increase is in direct response to passenge... View more

Takaud plans roadshow for Gulf Air staff

September 13, 2017

Takaud a specialist provider of savings investment and pension solutions for the Mena region will carry out an educational roadshow on retirement planning at national carrier Gulf Air s headquarters f... View more

Gulf Air boosts Moscow service

September 7, 2017

Gulf Air today announced it will increase its Moscow service from four weekly to daily flights with a new operating schedule that will come into effect in the last week of October. The boost in flight... View more

Original 1960’s Gulf Air uniform sketch donated to the airline

August 28, 2017

A signed sketch by the late Joy Stokes designer of Gulf Air s cabin crew uniforms in the 1960s and 1970s was recently donated by her son Michael Stokes to the national carrier. The sketch now appears ... View more

Gulf Air recognises top corporate clients in UAE

August 10, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently hosted dinner events for the airline s top corporate clients in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The event was hosted by Gulf Air country manager in Abu Dhabi Mad... View more

Gulf Air hosts travel trade event in Jeddah

August 7, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently welcomed key travel trade industry representatives from Jeddah to a dinner event hosted by Gulf Air s country manager in Jeddah Zubair Ahmed Muhammed. At t... View more

Gulf Air appoints new deputy CEO

August 1, 2017

Gulf Air s Board of Directors has appointed Captain Waleed Abdul Hameed Al Alawi as the airline s new deputy chief executive officer. Captain Al Alawi has over 37 years of experience in various aviati... View more

Gulf Air joins Mobily as newest Neqaty Programme Partner

July 30, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has joined Saudi Arabian telecommunications services company Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) as its newest Neqaty program partner. Through this new partnership with G... View more

Gulf Air, Wirecard extend collaboration

July 27, 2017

Gulf Air the national airline of Bahrain has extended its existing collaboration with international payment expert Wirecard. The collaboration between one of the Gulf region s most important airlines ... View more

Gulf Air hosts Dubai travel trade representatives

July 25, 2017

Gulf Air recently hosted key travel trade industry representatives in Dubai at an event that showcased the airline s latest developments and customer-focused initiatives. The event was hosted by Gulf ... View more

Gulf Air recognises top travel agents

July 24, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently honoured the airline s top travel trade partners for their contribution performance and continued support in 2016. The carrier presented awards to agents a... View more

Gulf Air highlights latest developments to Abu Dhabi clients

July 12, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently showcased the airline s latest developments and customer-focused initiatives at an event hosted for key travel trade representatives in Abu Dhabi. The even... View more

Gulf Air IT Data Centre achieves tier 3 standard compliance

July 10, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently celebrated its newly renovated IT Data Centre achieving tier 3 standard compliance classification. As part of the celebration Gulf Air chief executive offi... View more

Gulf Air names Egypt country manager

July 5, 2017

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Wael Mattar an aviation industry veteran as its new country manager for Egypt effective this month. Boasting over 23 years experience in aviation Matt... View more

Gulf Air boosts cybersecurity with new solution

July 4, 2017

Gulf Air today revealed a cybersecurity step-change as part of an ongoing campaign to safeguard its operations and deliver industry-leading customer service. Bahrain s national carrier has reinforced ... View more

Gulf Air celebrates debut flight to Georgia

June 22, 2017

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air today (June 22) celebrated the launch of its direct thrice-a-week service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. A celebratory event took place at Bahrain International A... View more

Gulf Air launches multi-ticket discount scheme

June 19, 2017

Gulf Air has launched a special offer giving Bahrain-based passengers discounts when purchasing multiple tickets (up to a maximum of 5 return trips) under one booking code for travel within three mont... View more

Gulf Air boosts Georgia flights ahead of launch

June 18, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has announced two additional flights which will be scheduled for the first week of its Georgia operations in advance of the route launch to Tbilisi on June 22nd and d... View more

Gulf Air adopts Microsoft’s Azure Cloud solution

June 13, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain has revamped its online customer-experience with the power of Microsoft Azure Cloud. The deployment carried out by Link Development a Microsoft ... View more

Gulf Air CEO steps down

June 12, 2017

The CEO of Bahraini flag carrier Gulf Air Maher Salman Al Musallam has resigned it has emerged. In a brief statement on Sunday the airline announced that the board of directors has accepted the resign... View more

Gulf Air commences annual iftar meal box distribution

June 7, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air last week commenced its annual Ramadan iftar meal box distribution initiative with members of the airline s workforce. Through this initiate the airline ensures the s... View more

Saudia, Gulf Air too suspend flights to Qatar

June 5, 2017

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) and Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air have joined UAE-based Emirates Etihad Airways and flydubai in suspending all flights to and from Qatar. The move follows span st... View more

Gulf Air suspends Qatar flights

June 5, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has announced the suspension of its multiple daily service between Bahrain and Doha with effect from 23:59 hrs June 5 local Bahrain time and until further notice. T... View more

Gulf Air promotes destination Georgia to Bahrain travel trade

June 4, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently hosted key members of kingdom s travel trade industry at the Movenpick Hotel Bahrain to announce the launch of flights to Tbilisi on June 22 and promote Geor... View more

Gulf Air chairs AACO emergency response meeting

May 29, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently chaired the annual Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) Emergency Response Planning Steering Committee meeting held in Muscat Oman. The two-day event... View more

Gulf Air board optimistic for future says new chairman

May 25, 2017

Gulf Air s new board is currently assessing and tailoring the Bahrain national carrier s business strategy focusing on the airline s future within the dynamic field of aviation and in line with the ai... View more

Gulf Air appoints new board; chairman

May 19, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has announced the appointment of a new board of directors chaired by Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani Minister of Industry Commerce and Tourism for the airline. The board... View more

Gulf Air Signlent app wins accolades

May 17, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier was honoured for its support in developing Signlent the first instant messaging mobile application in the region exclusively designed to serve the hard of hearing a... View more

Gulf Air set for to launch new holiday package service

May 9, 2017

Gulf Air is set to launch its dedicated holidays unit Gulf Air Holidays and has has appointed online travel booking company Ezeego1.com as the back-end service provider. Gulf Air Holidays will offer t... View more

Gulf Air renews IOSA certification

May 2, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has successfully completed the internationally recognised biennial Iata Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been renewed on the IOSA Safety Audit Registry until... View more

Gulf Air on track for first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner delivery

April 30, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier is gearing up for the arrival of the airline s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft which will be delivered to Gulf Air in April 2018. The new Boeing 787-9 Dreaml... View more

Gulf Air counts down to F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

April 11, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and Title Sponsor of the 2017 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix today begins its 3-day countdown to this month s Grand Prix weekend from April 14-16 at t... View more

Gulf Air launches flight status facility on website

March 28, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier in partnership with OAG the leading global provider of digital flight information has launched an online Flight Status Facility on the airline s official website gu... View more

Gulf Air rolls out new online group bookings facility

March 20, 2017

Gulf Air has launched an online Group Bookings Facility on the its official website gulfair.com. The group bookings facility is available to both travellers and travel agents wishing to avail of prefe... View more

Gulf Air awarded seven IT iso certifications

March 15, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier was recently awarded Information Technology ISO certifications by Bureau Veritas a global leader in Testing Inspection and Certification (TIC) in seven areas. The r... View more

Al Salam Bank inks exclusive deal with Gulf Air

March 11, 2017

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain a pioneering Shari a-compliant bank in the Kingdom said it has signed an agreement with national carrier Gulf Air offering its Visa debit and credit cardholders the opportunity t... View more

Gulf Air expands its prepaid offering

March 9, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier has expanded its bundle of prepaid services to offer customers prepaid seat selection excess baggage and lounge access. Passengers can now purchase these services i... View more

Gulf Air participates in Saudi Aramco travel show

March 2, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has once again successfully participated in the recent 2017 Saudi Aramco Annual Travel Show held between February 20 and 23 at Saudi Aramco s worldwide headqua... View more

Gulf Air flies GCC media to Greece

February 27, 2017

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has joined forces with Aktina Travel Group a leading travel organisation in Greece in taking select GCC media members from Bahrain Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to the Gr... View more

Gulf Air launches new amenity kits for premium passengers

February 22, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier continues to enhance onboard services with the launch of new branded amenity kits for the airline s premium Falcon Gold passengers onboard all medium and long haul ... View more

Gulf Air slashes fares to Tbilisi, Georgia

February 12, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has launched an Early Bird promotion offering 25 per cent off on Economy and Falcon Gold fares booked during the month of February to and from Tbilisi. In adva... View more

Gulf Air signs technology agreement with Sabre

February 9, 2017

Sabre Corporation a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry has signed an agreement with Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air to provide an expanded portfolio of core passenger serv... View more

Gulf Air to operate more Istanbul flights

February 1, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain is set to increase its Istanbul service to six weekly flights from April reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNo... View more

Gulf Air Cairo operations move to T2 at Egypt airport

January 16, 2017

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has moved its Cairo operations to Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport. From this date all Gulf Air flights between Bahrain and Cairo a total of two scheduled ... View more

Gulf Air backs Shop Bahrain festival

January 10, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced its strategic partnership with the third edition of Shop Bahrain the kingdom s largest nationwide festival that aims to stimulate the national ec... View more

Gulf Air, BIBF sign training deal

December 26, 2016

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier for cooperation between the two entities in the area of human reso... View more

Gulf Air picks Dell solution to back data growth

December 20, 2016

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has selected Dell EMC s market-leading Data Domain and Data Protection Suite solutions to create a highly scalable protection and availability foundation for s... View more

Gulf Air rolls out Colombo schedule

December 4, 2016

Gulf Air Bahrains national carrier has rolled out its Colombo flight timetable following a recent announcement of the addition of the Sri Lankan capital to its destination network. According to the ne... View more

Gulf Air celebrates Bahraini Women’s Day

December 1, 2016

Gulf Air in partnership with the National Labour Union of Gulf Air (NLUGF) today celebrated Bahraini Women s Day with a special event at the airline s Muharraq headquarters. The event occurred alongsi... View more

Earn Gulf Air Falconflyer miles with Al Salam Bank visa credit cards

November 22, 2016

Al Salam Bank-Bahrain has entered into a partnership with Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air allowing the bank s visa credit cardholders to earn miles on their everyday purchases that can directly be r... View more

Gulf Air IT chief wins top innovator award

November 20, 2016

Dr Jassim Haji director of IT at Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has received an achievement award at CPI Group s annual ICT achievements awards 2016. The award recognises regional excellence in I... View more

Gulf Air increases Hyderabad flights

November 16, 2016

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has increased direct flights to the south Indian city of Hyderabad from seven to nine every week reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read furthe... View more

Gulf Air wins three IT awards

November 7, 2016

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently took home three awards for its Information Technology achievements. The airline received the Technology Innovation of the Year at the Aviation Busines... View more

Gulf Air increases direct Sialkot service

November 2, 2016

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air is set to increase its direct service to Sialkot Pakistan from two to four weekly flights beginning in December. Commenting on the upcoming increase Gulf Air chief co... View more

Gulf Air conducts training course for country managers

November 1, 2016

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently commenced a five-month training course for the airline s global network of representatives. The initiative brings Gulf Air country managers to Bahrain to tak... View more

Gulf Air, Swissport ink ground handling services contract

October 25, 2016

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has signed a ground handling services contract with Swissport Saudi Arabia a subsidiary of Swissport International a leading provider of ground and air cargo services... View more

Gulf Air focuses on guest comfort

January 1, 2016

Gulf Air has become the first airline in the Middle East to offer its passengers BBC Worldwide s three newest brands - BBC Brit BBC Earth and BBC First as part of its inflight entertainment. The new s... View more

Gulf Air passes with flying colours

October 16, 2014

WITH the delivery of the last of the six retrofitted A330s in its fleet last month (scheduled for mid-October) Gulf Air has completed the first stage of an ongoing initiative to ensure customer comfor... View more

Gulf Air cares for customers

August 25, 2014

GULF AIR recently participated in the fifth summit between the Worldwide Airline Customer Relations Association (Wacra) and the Passenger Rights Unit of the European Commission in Brussels. Gulf Air a... View more

Gulf Air receives first retrofitted A330 jet

July 24, 2014

GULF AIR last month received its first retrofitted A330 aircraft at Bahrain International Airport which arrived from Canada. The plane is newly configured for a total of 214 seats in a two-class confi... View more

Gulf Air flies high at air show

January 26, 2014

THE third Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) concluded recently proved highly successful for Bahrain s national airline Gulf Air having signed a number of agreements with a combined value of more th... View more

Gulf Air increases flights to Pakistan

October 24, 2013

GULF AIR Bahrain s national carrier has announced that it will increase its flights between Bahrain and Pakistan by 30 per cent from 14 to 21 flights per week to accommodate increasing passenger deman... View more

Gulf Air lounge promises a more restful experience

April 28, 2013

PREMIUM passengers are stepping on to their flights refreshed and ready for the journey thanks to the sleep-easy luxury lounge experience at Bahrain International Airport (BIA). The Gulf Air Falcon Go... View more

Gulf Air makes progress

March 17, 2013

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air which announced a restructuring strategy last December spearheaded jointly by the airline s Board of Directors led by its chairman Sheikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khal... View more

Gulf Air lays out new strategy

January 27, 2013

FOLLOWING the appointment of a new Board of Directors in November last year led by Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa deputy prime minister the Executive Restructuring Committee and the Gulf Air man... View more

New Gulf Air Falcon Gold Lounge, a place of serenity

December 24, 2012

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air s Falcon Gold Lounge at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) seamlessly integrates contemporary design and architecture with Arabic influences. The fully renovated l... View more

Gulf Air goes flat out to pamper passengers

October 22, 2012

BAHRAIN S national carrier Gulf Air has introduced fully-flat-bed seats on its new A321 aircraft business class as part of plan to boost its product offerings. Each A321 aircraft will have eight such ... View more

Gulf Air records a positive first half

September 29, 2012

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain posted significant improvements in its 2012 half yearly performance against the same period last year across its business operations indicating ... View more

Gulf Air brings forward its winter schedule

August 26, 2012

ENCOURAGED by the strong passenger growth witnessed across the network during the summer 12 season Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air brought forward its winter schedule beginning September 10 2012. ... View more

Gulf Air resumes flights to Iran and Iraq

August 26, 2012

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air will resume its services to Iran and Iraq from 20 September 2012 following the Bahrain Government s approval. Flights to Baghdad Erbil Najaf and Basra in Iraq and T... View more

Gulf Air boosts on-board television shows

June 26, 2012

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain announced the introduction of nine new international television channels on SkyHub its world first inflight entertainment suite. Since July 1 th... View more

Gulf Air places focus on IT development

March 25, 2012

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain was recognised for its achievements in information technology at the CIO 50 Awards and Forum 2012 and was amongst the top 50 organisations and t... View more

Gulf Air strengthens Saudi operations

February 27, 2012

GULF AIR has added 11 extra flights to its existing flights to Saudi Arabia s Jeddah and Riyadh to meet the increasing passenger demand. The airline will operate four extra flights to Jeddah increasin... View more

Gulf Air expands Saudi services

November 22, 2011

GULF Air has expanded its operations into Saudi Arabia with services to three more destinations Gassim Yanbu and Taif taking the total number of cities in the kingdom it serves to seven. Services to T... View more

Gulf Air renews reservations agreement with Sabre

November 22, 2011

BAHRAIN S national carrier Gulf Air has renewed its contract with Sabre Airline Solutions the airline s long time business partner providing passenger service solutions for a new reservations system s... View more

Gulf Air Cabin Crew wins ‘Inflight Sales Person of the Year’ award again

November 22, 2011

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air was honored with a Sliver award at the Inflight Sales Person of the Year event (ISPY 2011) held recently in London. Helen Friberg Gulf Air cabin services manager re... View more

Gulf Air launches live in-flight TV service

October 26, 2011

BAHRAIN S national carrier Gulf Air has become the first airline in the world to offer live in-flight TV service besides high-speed broadband and mobile phone services onboard. At the official launch ... View more

Gulf Air participates in ASU Careers Day

October 26, 2011

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain participated in a Careers Day exhibition organized by the Applied Science University (ASU) in Juffair recently. Many ASU students faculty and ad... View more

Gulf Air introduces cloud computing

September 1, 2011

BAHRAIN S national carrier Gulf Air has launched cloud computing to boost its business performance and customer services. The adoption of cloud computing a first for the kingdom enables Gulf Air to ta... View more

Gulf Air receives international safety audit certification

September 1, 2011

Gulf Air has officially received its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In May this year Gulf Air renewed its place on the IOSA R... View more

Gulf Air unveils new commercial initiatives

July 28, 2011

BAHRAIN S national carrier Gulf Air has unveiled a host of new commercial initiatives aimed at bolstering the kingdom increasing market share and making local people proud of their airline. The compan... View more

Gulf Air changes Beirut flight schedule

July 28, 2011

BAHRAINI national carrier Gulf Air which operates daily flights between Bahrain and Beirut has changed its flight schedule due to popular demand from its customers. Effective July14 there is now one d... View more