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Gulf Air Announces the Resumption of Service to India From September 14, 2020

Gulf Air announced on Saturday that they will resume service to the Republic of India from September 14, 2020 with service to Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin and Calicut. The flights will operate based on a special agreement between the Kingdom of Bahrain and India.


Gulf Air Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Saturday (September 12, 2020), Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced that they will resume flights to the Republic of India from September 14, 2020. The carrier will restart flights to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Cochin and Calicut, with plans to reopen more Indian routes soon. The flights will be operated based on a special agreement between the governments of The Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of India. Gulf Air has operated service to India since 1960 and their service to key Indian destinations remains a vital part of the airline’s network.


Gulf Air continues to work with the government authorities throughout their network in order to resume service to additional destinations 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. Currently, the carrier offers service to London, Paris, Frankfurt, Manila, Athens, Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.


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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