Gulf Air increases flights to Indian sub-continent


As part of the new winter schedule, Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air increased its flights to key destinations in the Indian sub-continent – Chennai, Kathmandu and Dhaka. In addition, the airline has also modified its Delhi double-daily flight timings to provide greater connectivity via Bahrain.

Announcing the winter schedule that will come into effect from 30 October, Gulf Air Chief Commercial Officer Mr Karim Makhlouf said, “The Indian sub-continent has seen an impressive performance in the past few months with load factors reaching as much as 85%. This has clearly indicated the need for us to augment our fleet and frequency to some of the key destinations in the region.”

“With the addition of Nairobi, Copenhagen, Geneva and Milan to our network recently,the travel patterns of our customers also indicated that they are looking for better connectivity to these destinations via Bahrain. Accordingly, we have made changes to our schedule increasing flights to Chennai, Kathmandu and Dhaka while we modified our Delhi flight schedule for better connectivity.

“Our aim is simple; we will offer our customers the best network of destinations, excellent connectivity to different market segments, newer aircraft, consistent and high quality products and above all, a real value-for-money to our customers,” Mr. Makhlouf concluded.

Winter schedule highlights
·Flights to Chennai increased from seven to nine weekly flights
·Delhi new standardized double daily schedule creating better connectivity for Africa and Europe
·Mumbai flight timings modified to connect more destinations
·Kathmandu flights become double daily
·Dhaka increased from 10 to 11 weekly flights




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