Gulf Air set to expand route network
Gulf Air is set to build the depth of its route network with a significant increase in flight frequencies over the next three years. A measured expansion of the network is also planned with some strategic destinations being added over the duration of the three-year recovery plan.
According to Gulf Air Vice President, Fareed Al-Alawi, more than 200 delegates from the airline's 50 plus worldwide offices who are attending the Annual Marketing, Sales and Services Conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Bahrain, that Alexandria, Athens, Johannesburg, Salalah and Sydney are being evaluated to be part of the Summer Schedule, while other destinations in Africa, Asia and the America's are under consideration for future years.
Gulf Air was founded in 1950. Today, it is owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and is the only truly pan Gulf airline in the region. The airline's network stretches from Europe to Asia and covers 43 cities in 32 countries. The fleet is one of the most modern in the Middle East and comprises 30 aircraft. — (menareport.com)
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