Gulf Air is the principal flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Headquartered in Muharraq at Bahrain International Airport, also the airline’s hub, the company is run by CEO Samer Majali. Gulf Air operates scheduled services to 45 destinations in 28 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.
Gulf Air operates to several major destinations including Paris, Dubai and Mumbai. UK passengers can fly to Bahrain from London Heathrow Airport each week. Other popular cities in Gulf Air’s flight network include Athens, Malaysia, Pakistan, Cairo and Thailand. As a member of the Oneworld alliance, Gulf Air has formed codeshare agreements with Jet Airways and Oman Air. Frequent flyers with Gulf Air can benefit from a series of features including international connections and dedicated airport lounges in several locations.
Web check-in is now available up to 24 hours before the Gulf Air flight. All passengers should check in up to two hours prior to departure. Gates close ten minutes before take-off.
Economy passengers with Gulf Air can check in up to 30kg of luggage and carry one item of hand luggage weighing 3kg. Upgraded passengers can benefit from a baggage allowance of 40kg and 9kg of hand luggage. Passengers are advised to read Gulf Air information on the full rules around baggage restrictions.
The seat pitch available on a Gulf Air flight is 32-34 inches in Economy Class. Business travellers can enjoy a spacious seat pitch of 50 inches and First Class can recline to a full 80 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
The Gulf Air Frequent Flyer Programme is open to all passengers with the airline. Check Gulf Air information on how to join up and start earning points on flights and purchases to spend on rewards such as car hire and upgrades.
Gulf Air has recently announced sponsorship of Royal Golf Club. This partnership in services means that Gulf Air Frequent Flyer members can benefit from a range of rewards. Royal Golf Club will fly on favourable rates with Gulf Air and travel exclusively with the airline during exhibition matches and Pro-Am golf tournaments.