Gulf Air Airlines

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Gulf Air is the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain. With its range of onboard and on-the-ground services, the carrier makes sky travel a pleasurable experience. Flying to and from several destinations in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), it is one of the major international carriers in the Middle East, connecting Bahrain to the world. The airline is known to constantly adopt the latest aviation standards, thereby committing itself to some of the highest levels of safety. It is also famous for providing service with a traditional touch of Arabic hospitality.

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With its operations commencing in 1950, Gulf Air is one of the first commercial airlines that was formed in the Middle East. The carrier added Jeddah to its network in 1976. It was also the first international airline that was permitted to land in Riyadh in 1982. 2007 was special for Gulf Air as Bahrain became the 100 percent owner of the carrier that year and hired the kingdom’s first woman pilot.

Over the years, the carrier has won several awards for the services that it provides. It was named Middle East's Leading Airline in 1995. In 2005, it bagged three awards at the World Travel Awards: World's Leading Airline Inflight Meal Service, Middle East's Leading Airline - First Class, and World's Leading Airport Lounge. Gulf Air was also amongst the finalists along with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways at the FlightStats 2012 On-time Performance Service Awards for the Middle East & African Major Airlines region.

Connectivity and Fleet Information

Gulf Air connects Bahrain to the Middle East and the rest of the world. The carrier operates flights to and from destinations in the GCC, MENA (Middle East and North Africa), the Indian subcontinent, Europe, and the Far East. The airline also flies to and from Addis Ababa in Africa. You can board a Gulf Air flight from Dammam, Gassim, Jeddah, Madinah, and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Gulf Air fleet comprises of multiple Airbus A320-200, 320 ER, A321 ERs, A330–200B, and A330–200A aircraft. These wide and narrow body aircraft total 28.

Services and In-Flight Meals

Gulf Air offers a wide range of services that can be availed in-the-air, on-the-ground, and before you travel. The airline gives you the option of flying in its Falcon Gold Class, which takes service to a whole new level. In this premium class cabin, you get to relax in state-of-the-art flatbeds that have a built-in massage feature. These beds are spacious enough to accommodate a person who is 6feet tall. Unlimited entertainment is delivered via your personal 15.4-inch screen. Enjoy it with a pair of noise-canceling headphones. On long-haul flights, Falcon Gold Class passengers also get to avail special personalized service from the carrier’s Sky Chef.

The airline will also provide special meals that cater to specific dietary requirements, irrespective of travel class. Special meals must be ordered at least 24 hours before your flight by calling Gulf Air’s customer support in the kingdom.The carrier also operates Falcon Gold Lounges at Bahrain, Dubai, and London.

Gulf Air has made special arrangements for its young passengers, introducing the ‘Sky Nanny’ onboard its flights. These Sky Nannies will help young children board and disembark. They organize your little one’s food and drinks to coincide with the main bar service, so you can assist them if you wish and dine undisturbed. Your kid will never have a dull moment; the Sky Nanny provides activity, picture, and coloring books and pencils to keep them occupied through the journey while keeping a watchful eye on them. Sky Nannies are also available from 6.30 pm to 2 am every day at Bahrain’s Falcon Gold Lounge. The airline also stocks baby supplies such as cotton bud packs, baby powder, nappies, and baby food on all its flights.

In case you have to cancel your Gulf Air booking, a refund may be provided depending upon the type of ticket purchased. For non-refundable tickets, the carrier may return airport and government taxes only. Please call the carrier’s contact center to know more about Gulf Air’s cancellation policy. You may even find details on Gulf Air’s refund policy here.

Gulf Air Baggage Allowance

The baggage allowance is 30 kgs for Economy Class and 40 kgs for Falcon Gold passengers. Children, who are 2 years or older are entitled to the same baggage allowance as adults. Infants below the age of 2 years receive a special allowance of 10 kgs. To learn more about Gulf Air’s baggage policy, you may click here.

Gulf Air Web Check-In and Boarding Pass

Web Check-in helps you save time at the airport of your departure. Online check-in is available from 24 hours until 90 minutes before your flight departs. This facility is available at most airports. Post Web check-in, you may choose your seat via an interactive seat map and have your Gulf Air boarding pass printed from the convenience of your home.

Gulf Air Falconflyer

Gulf Air's loyalty program, Falconflyer, gets you more advantages and benefits. Gulf Air’s frequent flyer program enables you to avail exclusive benefits every time you fly with the airline or its codeshare and airline partners. You also earn miles when you book hotels through the carrier’s website or avail exclusive offers from its partners. Each trip with the carrier earns you loyalty points along with miles. Loyalty points help you upgrade through the membership tiers (Blue, Silver, Gold, and Black) while accrued miles may be redeemed for exciting rewards in the form of free tickets and upgrades with the carrier, lounge access, and more. Depending on your tier, Silver, Gold, and Black members also receive extra baggage allowance, extra bonus miles on top of standard miles, and other perks. To know more about the carrier’s loyalty program, please contact Gulf Air’s customer support.

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