Frequent flyer members of both airlines will be able to earn and redeem miles from flights
Saudia airline has established a codeshare agreement with Gulf Air in order to enhance travel options and consolidate their strategic partnership.
Under the agreement, the national Saudi and Bahraini carriers will expand their operations regionally and globally by codesharing, as well as providing greater local and international options through the network of stations of both companies.
Commenting on the announcement, Saudia airlines CEO Captain Ibrahim Al-Koshy said: “Saudia and Gulf Air are key partners in connecting guests on each carriers’ diverse route networks.” He added: “Both airlines have a long history of partnership, in which this expanded codeshare agreement further enhances connectivity, convenience and flexibility for travellers.”
Gulf Air acting CEO, Captain Waleed Al-Alawi added that the two airlines were pioneers in the Gulf Cooperation Council, sharing more than 70 years of legacy, and said: “The relationship between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia has always been strong on many fronts, and aviation is one of them.”
Frequent flyer members of Saudia’s Al-Fursan and Gulf Air’s Falconflyer will be able to earn and redeem miles from flights operated as part of the codeshare route.