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Gulf Air Announces Resumption of Service to Muscat; Carrier Recently Resumed Service to Jeddah

The national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain will resume direct flights to Muscat starting October 4, 2020. Last week, Gulf Air restarted flights to Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With the added flights, the carrier is now operating around 40% of their schedule.


Gulf Air Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Saturday (October 3, 2020), Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom Of Bahrain, announced the resumption of service to Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, starting October 4, 2020. The carrier has been providing service to Oman since 1957, which is one of Gulf Air’s main destination in the GCC. Currently, the airline offers service to/from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Jeddah, Cairo, Amman, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Athens, Manila and Dhaka, as well as several destinations in India and Pakistan. Last Sunday (September 27, 2020), Gulf Air proudly announced the restart of direct flights to the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia, starting with Jeddah. The airline plans on adding additional Saudi Arabian destinations soon. With the added flights, Gulf Air is now operating around 40 percent of their pre-pandemic schedule.


Gulf Air continues to work with the government authorities throughout their network in order to resume additional operations as soon as possible. As one of the few airlines that continued operations since the onset of the pandemic, Gulf Air operates an agile and flexible network which has been responsive to continuous changes and updates.


Founded in 1950, Gulf Air is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain and normally serves 48 cities in 26 countries. From its hub at Bahrain International Airport, the airline offers twice daily service to regional cities as well as international flights to the Indian subcontinent and Europe, including daily service to Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport. Gulf air currently operates a modern fleet of 37 narrow and widebody aircraft and by 2023 their fleet will consist of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, 12 Airbus A320neos and 17 Airbus A321neos (pre-pandemic information).


Source: Gulf Air

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