• Joe Breitfeller

Gulf Air Expands Offer to India With Resumption of Flights to Delhi From September 19, 2020

Updated: Sep 24, 2020

Gulf Air announced on Sunday that they have expanded their route network to India with the resumption of flights to Delhi starting September 19, 2020. Last week the carrier resumed service to Thiruvanthapuram (Trivandrum), Cochin and Calicut.


Gulf Air Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Sunday (September 20, 2020), Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced an expansion of service to India with service to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from September 19, 2020. Delhi is the latest destination the carrier is serving in India complementing the restart of flights to Thiruvanthapuram (Trivandrum), Cochin and Calicut announced last week. All flights to India are operating based on a special agreement between the governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of India. The carrier has offered flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Indian capital since 1981.


Update: September 24, 2020

Gulf Air announces resumption of flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport in the Kingdom of Jordan From September 24, 2020.


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. Currently, the carrier offers service to London, Paris, Frankfurt, Manila, Athens, Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi, Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Calicut and Delhi.


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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