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Bahrain’s Gulf Air resumes 80% of pre-pandemic flight schedule

Airline has also launched all of its summer 2021 destinations

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has resumed 80% of its pre-pandemic services as it continues to ramp up operations and restore flights to cities that made up its original 2019 network. 

The airline has also launched all of its destinations for summer 2021 with direct flights to Mykonos and Santorini in Greece, Malaga in Spain and Alexandria and Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. In addition, Gulf Air recently resumed flights to Tbilisi in Georgia

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Commenting on the restoration of the network, acting chief executive officer captain Waleed Al Alawi said: “We are very excited and proud to be able to restore 80% of our 2019 destinations network amid the restrictions and continuous updates from every destination we fly to.

“We are working on frequencies and connectivity to offer more choices and more convenience to our passengers and we are confident that the months ahead will feature more milestones and success stories.”

Recently, Gulf Air announced the launch of point-to-point flights beyond its Bahrain International Airport hub allowing the airline to expand its operations to new destinations.

Currently, Gulf Air flies to and from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Medina, Muscat, Cairo, Amman, Casablanca, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Athens, Istanbul, Tbilisi, Larnaca, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Dhaka, Colombo, the Maldives and several destinations in India and Pakistan.

For more information, visit www.gulfair.com.

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