(24 Feb 2022)
Gulf Air has unveiled plans to expand its global network with direct flights to two destinations in
Italy, another in France and one in the United Kingdom, in time
for the summer holidays.
The national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain
will launch 5 flights per week to Milan, two flights a week to
Rome and two per week to Manchester from 1 June 2022.
Gulf Air’s flights to Nice will commence on 2 June
with two services per week.
Gulf Air Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Flights to Milan, Rome and Nice will be served
with the airline’s new Airbus A321neo, while Manchester will be
operated with Boeing 787-9
In addition to the new destinations launching during
the summer season, the airline will resume operations to
Mykonos and Santorini in Greece, Malaga in Spain, Sharm Al Shaikh
and Alexandria in Egypt, and Salalah in Oman.
Captain Waleed AlAlawi, Gulf Air’s Acting Chief
Executive Officer, said, “The
new routes to our network is a testimony of the continuous
expansion of Gulf Air’s network by adding Milan, Rome, Manchester
and Nice. These new destinations have been on our horizon and as
travel bounces back to normalcy, we knew it was the right time to
launch our new routes for our passengers. Our network keeps adding
popular boutique destinations that are favourite to many tourists
and families in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the region especially
as demand for travel grows in a healthy accelerated way towards
the summer holidays.”
Gulf Air currently flies to and from Abu Dhabi,
Amman, Athens, Baku, Bangkok, Cairo, Casablanca, Colombo, Dammam,
Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kuwait, Larnaca,
London, Maldives, Manila, Medina, Moscow, Muscat, Paris, Riyadh,
Singapore, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv and several destinations
in India and Pakistan.