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Gulf Air Airlines

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Gulf Air Airlines Details

Gulf Air Airlines Flight Booking

Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, was established in 1950. One of the earliest commercial carriers to be established in the Middle East, it is renowned for its first-rate services and gracious Bahraini hospitality. From its international hub at Bahrain International Airport, the airline offers scheduled flights to destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

The airline is one of the essential infrastructure assets supporting Bahrain's national economy, connecting the Kingdom of Bahrain with the rest of the globe. The carrier is dedicated to offering services that satisfy the constantly changing needs of its customers. It is a member of important organisations like the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Union of Arab Air Transport, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Gulf Airlines Connectivity and Fleet Information

With a fleet of about 34 aircraft, the airline serves approximately 55 locations in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Along with daily flights to nearby cities, it also runs routes to a few destinations in Europe and the Indian Subcontinent.  Gulf Air has a modern fleet consisting of aeroplanes like Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321 ER and Airbus A320-200.

Gulf Airlines Awards

  • Five Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax, 2021
  • Ranked 6th as the Best Airline in the Middle East by Skytrax, 2021
  • Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class by World Travel Awards, 2020
  • Technology Innovation of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards, 2016
  • Best Airline in Technology - Middle East at the Global Enterprise Connect (GEC), 2016

Gulf Air Class of Travel

Gulf Air booking provides its passengers with two classes based on their budget and the services they require.

  • Economy Class
  • Falcon Gold Class

Economy Class

The Economy Class offer the utmost comfort and service to passengers on a budget

  • The seats have a comfortable seat pitch and recline.
  • In-seat power outlet, and a USB port for enhanced convenience.
  • In-flight Entertainment System on personal screens
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Customised menusKids pack

Falcon Gold Class

The Falcon Gold Class offers premium comfort and services to passengers.

  • The roomy Falcon Gold seats recline fully and include privacy screens for maximum comfort when resting in flight.
  • The in-seat massager, USB ports, in-seat power supply, short-cut seat control, and extra storage compartment offer luxury with unparalleled comfort
  • In-flight Gourmet Meals
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Access to lounge 
  • Fast Track Check-in

Gulf Airlines Baggage Allowance

The amount of checked luggage you are permitted on the airline varies with the Gulf Air ticket price you select

For the Economy Light category, passengers are allowed 1 checked bag of max. 23 kg, Economy Smart passengers can take 2 checked bags of max. 23 kg each, Economy Flex passengers can also carry 2 checked bags of max. 23 kg each. All travellers on Economy Class tickets are allowed one carry-on baggage weighing no more than 6 kg.

Travellers with Falcon Gold Smart class can take 2 checked bags of max. 32 kg each and those with Falcon Gold Flex 2 checked bags of max. 32 kg each. All travellers on Falcon Gold Class tickets are allowed one carry-on baggage weighing no more than 8 kg and one small briefcase.

You can easily check the baggage policy here.

Gulf Air Web Check-In and Boarding Pass

Travellers can simply check in to Gulf Air flights using the Web check-in option online and the Mobile check-in on their phones.To start the web check-in process, passengers can go to the airline’s website and enter their last name, departure airport, and booking reference to start the process.

For Mobile check-in, passengers must access www.gulfair.com with a phone and enter the necessary booking information, select their seats, and then confirm. Following the completion of the immigration inspections, the generated barcode on the mobile device can be displayed at the boarding gate. 

Gulf Air In-flight Services

All passengers are given free meals and drinks while flying with the airline. Provisions are there for special meals when requested 24 hours in advance. The latest entertainment on-demand technology keeps passengers entertained on flights with a world of popular films, classical movies, urban music, and much more just a click away and available in several languages.

For the benefit of our young passengers, there are specific channels on board featuring engaging children’s content and cartoons. The flyers with infants or young children can request the services of Sky Nanny to make their trip as easy and worry-free as possible.

Gulf Air Frequent Flyer Programme: Falconflyer

For people who frequently fly on Gulf Air flights, there is a frequent flyer programme called Falconflyer. There are presently four different Tier options available, and each one comes with incredible perks like increased baggage allowances, priority baggage handling, and access to the Falcon Gold lounge at numerous airports, even if you're travelling on a Gulf Air aircraft in economy class.

Members can collect miles and redeem them for a variety of items, including upgrades, extra luggage, and tickets. When family and designated friends fly on flights operated by Gulf Air, they can also accrue miles on your behalf. Members can also take advantage of exclusive offers from Falcon Flyer partners globally, such as hotels, autos, and banks and earn extra miles.

Gulf Air Onboard Support

To suit the needs of its customers, Gulf Air provides a variety of onboard services. To avail of the special help on board, travellers who require special assistance due to their medical condition must complete the Carriage of Medical Passengers application form. You can contact the airlines for information with any other assistance. 

About Gulf Airlines Refund & Cancellation

The refund procedure varies depending on the type of ticket bought. Any partial or full refunds will be handled under the terms of the booked fare. Only the airport costs and the government taxes on non-refundable tickets may be returned. The reimbursements will be issued within 21 days. Any ticket refund is subject to an administrative fee of BHD10/USD30 or its equivalent in other currencies and the service charges are non-refundable on all tickets.

Please refer to the Gulf Airlines cancellation policy here.

Cleartrip: Runway for Gulf Air Flights

Gulf Air provides exceptional services and helps its passengers, and Cleartrip does the same for its customers. We give you the ability to book flights, view Gulf Air's flight schedules, and find out about the most recent specials and discounts the airline is offering.

We also provide a straightforward interface for you to check the status of your Gulf Air trip.Our user-friendly and lightweight mobile and tablet apps enable you to access all of this while on the road.

Feel free to contact us if you need help tracking your Gulf Air PNR status, buying a ticket, or anything else. For more information, look over our website or contact one of our customer service representatives.

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Gulf Air FAQ

  1. What’s the online check-in window for Gulf Air?

    Any passenger flying on the airline regardless of class may check in up from 24 hours to 90 minutes before departure.

  2. How much is free baggage allowed?

    Baggage allowance on board is determined by the Gulf Air ticket price of the passenger’s booking. Customers on Falcon Gold are permitted to check up to two 32 kg bags while those in Economy Class with Economy Smart and Economy Flex seats may check up to two bags, weighing up to 23 kg apiece. Economy Light travellers are permitted to check in one bag weighing 23 kg.Each passenger travelling in Economy Class is permitted one carry-on bag that weighs no more than 6 kg and All passengers travelling on Falcon Gold Class tickets are permitted to bring one piece of carry-on luggage that weighs no more than 8 kg and one compact bag.

  3. Does an infant need a separate seat on Gulf Air?

    Infants up to 7 months old, weighing no more than 10 kg and measuring no more than 26 inches in length, can travel in the onboard bassinets that can be booked online. Older children need to have their seats reserved.

  4. Is online check-in mandatory when flying via Gulf Air?

    No, even with Gulf Air online booking there are a few airports that accept printed boarding passes. You can nonetheless check-in online and pick up your boarding pass at the airport counter.

  5. How many international destinations does the airline cover?

    From its hub at Bahrain International Airport, the airline flies to 55 international destinations in 30 countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

  6. What are the in-flight entertainment options offered by Gulf Air?

    The airline offers a wide range of entertainment options for its customers, including audio shows, movies, children's films, current series, blockbuster movies, music, current shows, and documentaries.

  7. Does Gulf Air allow pets in the cabin?

    On any Gulf Air flight booking, pets are not permitted as carry-on (in cabin) or checked luggage; instead, they can be scheduled for cargo transportation where they will be kept in the aircraft hold.

  8. Does Gulf Air serve alcohol on board?

    Depending on the route the airline may or may not serve alcohol. Please check with the airlines for more information about the alcohol services on your flight.

  9. What is the airline code?

    IATA: GF, ICAO: GFA, Callsign: GULF AIR

  10. What is the allowance for carrying alcohol?

    Depending on the route of travel alcohol might be prohibited in the luggage. Please contact the airline to learn if you can carry alcohol in your luggage.

Gulf Air Customer Reviews

Rated 4/5 based on 24 customer reviews
Customer reviews:
4/ 5stars
It is my pleasure to write for the cabin crew of flight GF-153 who made mine and few of my friends’ journey from Bangkok to Bahrain one of the most memorable 7.40 hours in air time. They have been friendly above our expectations. I have been travelling to places quite often and based on my experiences, it really impressed me to say that I was completely satisfied. - by
5/ 5stars

London to Dubai via Bahrain. The first time I've flown with this airline and was really impressed. The first lag from London to Bahrain was on their new B787-9 plane which was really clean and fresh, and you can immediately see the size of the thing. Add to that, the comfort, features and cabin pressure made the flight a much more enjoyable experience, so top marks for that. The service onboard was fantastic with the crew assisting in every possible way. - by
4/ 5stars
I had a fantastic flight from Bahrain to Dubai. I was really impressed with the friendly cabin crew, nice cabin and good seats. The meal was very delicious, the welcoming drinks, dates and Arabic coffee were very good. - by
5/ 5stars

I like to give credit when it is due, it is not often that we see positives about experiences when flying especially in economy class. This was a redemption ticket with miles as I am gold with Gulf Air. Painless booking with Cleartrip. Check in was very smooth, through fast track immigration as always in seconds, and the lounge had its usual decent food and bev. I have always found Gulf Air crew to be their best asset, they are always upbeat, and have that can-do attitude. - by
5/ 5stars
I was traveling to London to Bangkok via Bahrain on Gulf Air. Everything about the flight was excellent, but in particular, the cabin service was absolutely superb. Quick and efficient check in and boarding. Great food with very comfortable and spacious seat / bed. Definitely the best airline I have ever used. - by