JEDDAH: Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, recently welcomed key travel trade industry representatives from Jeddah to a dinner event hosted by Gulf Air’s country manager in Jeddah Zubair Ahmed Muhammed.
At the event, Gulf Air’s longstanding commitment to the Saudi market was reiterated while guests learned of the airline’s latest developments and customer-focused initiatives.
Most recently, Gulf Air launched passenger facilities including: prepaid seat selection, excess baggage and lounge access – all aimed at making travel even more comfortable for passengers while giving them greater control to manage various add-ons pre-travel.
Additionally, the airline recently rolled out online flight status and online group bookings facilities aimed at giving passengers more access to relevant and time-critical information and to facilitating travel across the Gulf Air network for group travellers – respectively.
Among its most highly anticipated upcoming initiatives, Gulf Air will soon be rolling out its dedicated holidays unit “Gulf Air Holidays” offering travellers a wide range of holiday packages and tailor-made travel solutions to destinations worldwide – both across the Gulf Air network and beyond. The airline is also preparing to launch an online visa facility this summer that will support its longstanding efforts to promote the Kingdom of Bahrain as a destination to a broad spectrum of travellers while making the process of obtaining a short term visit visa to Bahrain easier and more convenient.
Bahrain’s national carrier currently serves 42 cities in 25 countries, spanning three continents, including Tbilisi, Georgia which launched on June 22, 2017.