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IATA to host seminar at Bahrain International Airshow

The Supreme Organising Committee for the Bahrain International Airshow is has announced that IATA has chosen the event to host a seminar regarding its new safety programme for smaller aircraft which will be held on the third day of the show (January 23, 2016). Based on its internationally recognised IOSA programme the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) programme will allow operators of smal...

Gulf Air signs new technology agreement with Sabre

Sabre Corporation has signed a new technology agreement with Bahrain's Gulf Air, to provide its AirCentre Flight Plan Manager solution to streamline the airline's operations. For the past eight years, Gulf Air has been using AirCentre Flight Plan Manager to achieve significant cost savings whilst enabling key flight planning decisions. Under the renewed agreement, the solution will be v...

Gulf Air's world first when it comes to IT certification.

Bahrain carrier Gulf Air, has become the first airline in the world to be certified with Information Technology ISO certifications in the five areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management, Information Security Management and Energy Management Systems. Following a comprehensive internal and external audit conducted by RINA Services, one of the oldest international ce...

Gulf Air goes daily to Hyderabad

Gulf Air will increase its flights between Bahrain and Hyderabad from five weekly flights to daily flights from December 2, 2015 to meet high passenger demand. Catering to over 5 million Indian nationals residing in the Arabian Gulf region, Gulf Air has provided direct air services between India and Bahrain since 1960. With one of the largest Middle East networks, Bahrain’s national carri...

Gulf Air to Buy 40-50 Aircraft in Next 6 Months

Gulf Air, Bahrain's national airline, will place an order for between 40 and 50 aircraft in the next six months, Chief Financial Officer, Sahar Ataei, told Gulf News in Dubai on Tuesday. "We have finalised some aircraft deals and are still looking to finalise some others within the coming six months," Ataei said on the sidelines of the Middle East & Africa Airfinance Conf...

Gulf Air Adds Faisalabad and Multan to Pakistan Network

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, is adding two new destinations in Pakistan to its network with the addition of direct services to the cities of Faisalabad and Multan scheduled for launch in December 2015. The airline will begin four weekly direct flights to Multan and will commence three weekly services to Faisalabad. Commenting on Gulf Air’s new route announcem...

Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic sign MoU

Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the tertiary education institute's Information Technology students and graduates with the opportunity to perform final year industry projects and obtain valuable industry experience in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Gulf Air in the airline's Information Technology Depa...