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|Airline Name||Gulf Air||Major Routes||Bahrain International Airport to/from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Baghdad International Airport, King Khalid International Airport, Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, London Heathrow Airport, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Airport Frankfurt am Main, etc.|
|Official Site||http://www.gulfair.com/||Check-In Counter||
|Year Established||1950||Main Destinations||Manama, Amman, Baghdad, Mumbai, Delhi, Yangon, Istanbul, Athens, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Vienna, Verona, Venice, London, Moscow, Warsaw, San Francisco, Washington, New York, Miami, Taiwan, Singapore, etc.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||Gulf Air Frequent Flyer Programme|
Gulf Air has started as a taxi service to Doha in Bahrain in the late 1940s, later it extended their services and registered as Gulf Aviation Company on 24 March 1950. It became the national carrier of Bahrain in 1973. The head office is located in Muharraq. The airline services and connects 25 countries to 42 destinations. The airline operates double daily flights or more to 10 regional cities, in addition to select destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Europe, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport. It is one of the oldest airlines in the Middle East.
* Please ensure to check the official website of Gulf Air for updated and detailed information for checked baggage.
* Please ensure to check the official website of Gulf Air for updated and detailed information for carry-on baggage.
Air ticket holders can request for a special meal if they have dietary needs or restrictions. Gulf Air provides special food to air ticket holders i.e. baby meal, bland meal, child meal, diabetic, fruit platter and low calories etc. Low-fat meals provided by Gulf Air include lightly poached or steamed poultry or fish together with fresh vegetables. To accommodate diabetic passengers, Gulf Air offers pasta, rice, fresh vegetables and lean meat. Child meals consist of meats, desserts, pureed fruits. Low-calorie meals consist of a balanced portion of protein is provided by a lean meat or fish entrée, supported with pasta or rice and wholemeal bread. Special meals must be requested at least 24 hours prior to the flight and can be requested when you buy your air ticket.
I regularly use Gulf Air; they always provide healthy and delicious food. Food on other airlines can be bland and unappetizing, but I always enjoy the meals on Gulf Air.
A. You can make changes to your air ticket from Gulf Air by visiting your nearest Gulf Air office or by contacting the Gulf Air’s call center but you cannot alter your reservation online.
The registration to join the mileage program is free. Travelers can earn loyalty points to progress to higher levels of membership and exchange the awarded Miles for free tickets or free upgrades. Loyalty points will be awarded only for the member's traveling with Gulf Air flights and on codeshare flights ticketed with the GF flight number. No loyalty points will be awarded for partner activities. Earn the number of loyalty points required for Silver or Gold membership within a 12-month-period and a 24-month-period for Black membership, and you will immediately move up to that level.
Air ticket holders can check in 24 hours before their flight and up until 90 minutes before the departure of the flight. There are several different methods of checking in for convenience.
Air ticket holders can use the mobile check-in before arriving at the airport and have their boarding pass printed at the check-in counter once at the airport as well as drop of check-in luggage.
Gulf Air offers convenience to passengers through the option of checking in online through the Gulf Air website. This allows travelers to save time and avoid long lines at the airport counters.