Gulf Air airlines in Bahrain is set to add eight new destinations to its global network this year as it takes delivery of new aircraft. The airline carrier is taking steps to roll out a new brand identity.
Two new destinations will be added to India where the carrier currently operates in Delhi, Chennai, Kochi, Mumbai, Trivandrum and Hyderabad. Bangalore and Calicut will now be added to the list. In Saudi Arabia the flights will be extended to cities of Abha and Tubuk while its Cairo operations will be supplemented by flights to Alexandria and Sharm El Shaikh in Egypt.The airline will also launch operations to Baku in Azerbaijan and to Casablanca in Morocco. The company plans to add over 60 new destinations to its route by the year 2023.
Additionally as Gulf Air looks forward to develop a new brand identity, it will add 7 new aircraft, 5 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 2 Airbus A320neo aircraft, before the end of the year.
Zayed Bin Rashid Alzayani, chairman, said: Gulf Air’s new corporate strategy includes expansion plans and is geared towards elevating the passenger experience, promoting Bahrain’s tourism economy and bolstering the kingdom’s aviation, transport, tourism and business infrastructures and the aviation industry as a whole.”
Gulf Air CEO Krešimir Kucko added: “Our new state of the art fleet and best in class products and service will pave the way for Gulf Air’s growth and expansion. This will have a positive impact on the entire kingdom of Bahrain.”
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