Distinctively marked with a large Golden Falcon on its tail, Gulf Air has its golden moments being one of the first commercial airlines of the Middle East. Not only this, it is the proud national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. With the largest network within the Middle East stretching from Europe to Asia, it connects to more than 50 cities across the Gulf and Middle East region and throughout Asia, Europe and the Indian Subcontinent. Committed to the latest aviation technology and well complemented by its hallmark Arabian hospitality, Gulf Air has pioneered in global aviation since 1950.
Airports Served by Gulf Air in UAE
Headquartered in Muharraq, Gulf Air operates flights from its main base, Bahrain International Airport (BAH). While the major international carrier flies to more than 40 destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe, it serves 7 cities in Saudi Arabia including Abha, Tabuk, Dammam, Riyadh, Madina Al Munawarah, Jeddah and Gassim. In UAE, the Bahrain carrier operates daily non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah. Also, Gulf Air offers direct flights between Dubai and London and between Muscat and London.
Dubai International Airport (DXB)
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
Dubai – Bahrain
Flight GF507 leaves Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 5:00pm to reach Bahrain International Airport (BAH) at 6:15pm. Non-stop flight duration is 1hr 15mns and 7 Gulf Air flights operate on this route every week.
Abu Dhabi – Bahrain
The first Gulf Air flight of the day leaves at 11:35 pm from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to reach Bahrain International Airport (BAH) while the last flight departs at 12:35 pm. Non-stop flight duration is 1hr 10mns and 4 Gulf Air flights operated by Airbus A320-200 aircraft fly on this route.
Passengers Served by Gulf Air in UAE
Gulf Air’s prominent passengers are from London, Paris, Dubai and Mumbai. In UAE, Gulf Air operates direct flights between Dubai and London, Muscat and London. Owing to increasing number of flyers between Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah, Gulf Air introduced daily flights. Today, the leading airline of the Middle East has carried a record 7.5 million passengers.
Facilities in Gulf Air
The world’s leading airline provides the latest aviation technology with traditional Arabic hospitality to all its passengers. Having won the World’s Leading Airport Lounge Award and the Middle East’s leading airline for first class travel in 2005, there’s no doubt that Gulf Air has the best of amenities and its service is held high globally.
Some of the special features of Gulf Air are given below.
- Special meals
- Sky Nanny
- Sky Chef
- Falcon Gold Lounge
- Inflight Falcon Entertainment
Alliance and Code Shares
Owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Air is the only truly Pan Gulf carrier in the Middle East region. Though it is not part of any airline alliance but it does has code sharing arrangements with about 15 other airlines given below.
- Aegean Airlines
- Oman Air
- Pakistan International Airlines
- Royal Jordanian
- Turkish Airlines
- Etihad Airlines
IATA code: GF
ICAO code: GFA
List of Gulf Air Airlines Offices
Gulf Air Airlines Offers