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Bahrain travellers rethink travel plans as air fares skyrocket

July 14, 2019

With airfares rising to an all-time high during the summer season a number of families in Bahrain are being forced to rethink holiday plans as the steep increase in airfares are affecting budgets said... View more

Gulf Air agrees to back national sports clubs in Bahrain

July 4, 2019

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has further strengthened its commitment in serving the youth and sports movement in the kingdom by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Yo... View more

Gulf Air continues to back Bahrain Airshow

June 19, 2019

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain will again become the official carrier of the Bahrain International Airshow in its sixth and seventh editions in 2020 and 2022. The airline signed a sponsorshi... View more

Export Bahrain, Gulf Air to offer SMEs discounts on exports

April 16, 2019

Export Bahrain a national development initiative has signed an exclusive partnership with Gulf Air s Falcon Cargo to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bahrain exporting their goods ... View more

Gulf Air cancels Bahrain-Sudanfl flights

April 11, 2019

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has announced that it has cancelled its flight to Sudanese capital Khartoum following the military coup and the declaration of state of emergency in the North Afric... View more

Bahrain airport welcomes inaugural Air India Express Kannur flight

April 1, 2019

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) today welcomed the inaugural flight of Air India Express from Kannur at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) said a report. The flight was greeted by a BAC delegation led ... View more

Work starts on hitech Bahrain Air Traffic Control centre

March 3, 2019

Work is currently under way on the new air traffic control centre building located within the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) premises. A state-of-the-art hub it boasts a 676-sq-m main hall featur... View more

Gulf Air backs fifth edition of ‘Shop Bahrain’

January 20, 2019

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air has once again announced its support for the fifth edition of Shop Bahrain the nationwide shopping festival which runs till February 2. As a strategic partner of Shop Bah... View more

Gulf Air showcases new aircraft, route to Bahrain media

December 30, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain recently arranged a trip for the Bahraini press to experience its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on a flight to one of its newest destinations Casablanca Mor... View more

Gulf Air, BTEA promote Bahrain as a wedding destination

December 26, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain in collaboration with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) recently arranged a meeting with a well-known family from Hyderabad India to discuss the f... View more

Gulf Air launches stopover packages for Bahrain

December 16, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced the launch of new stopover travel packages designed to promote the Kingdom as a tourist destination to its global customer base. The new stopover... View more

Bahrain signs four air service agreements

November 15, 2018

Bahrain s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed has signed new air service agreements with Saudi Arabia UAE Brunei and Brazil said a report. The agreements signed ... View more

Emirates academy presents top training jet at Bahrain air show

November 14, 2018

Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is busy with its Very Light Jet (VLJ) Embraer Phenom 100EV at the Bahrain International Airshow marking the first participation for the academy at an air show o... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports to showcase new developments at Bahrain air show

November 13, 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports is set to exhibit alongside partners at the UAE national pavilion at this year s Bahrain International Air Show taking place from November 14 16 at the Sakhir Airbase. Commenting on... View more

Batelco distributes Bahrain air show tickets to staff

November 13, 2018

As part of its commitment to its employees Batelco has presented all staff with a ticket to the Bahrain International Airshow. Batelco is the headline sponsor and official telecommunications partner f... View more

Germany's FAI Aviation joins Bahrain air show

November 11, 2018

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company the sovereign wealth fund of Bahrain announced today that its Germany-based associate company FAI Aviation Group will participate for the first time in the Bahrain I... View more

UAE space projects to be showcased at the Bahrain air show

November 11, 2018

The UAE Space Agency and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (YahSat) have announced their participation in the fifth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow this week. The show will be held ... View more

Gulf Air backs Bahrain Marathon Relay

November 7, 2018

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has affirmed its commitment to the local community development by signing up as a Bronze sponsor to the Bahrain Marathon Relay 2018 scheduled to take place on Novembe... View more

BAC to showcase new airport developments at Bahrain air show

November 5, 2018

Bahrain Airport Company will showcase the Airport Modernisation Programme s (AMP) latest developments in front of the global aerospace community at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018 set to... View more

Bahrain air show tickets up for sale

October 30, 2018

Tickets for the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2018) which will take place at the Sakhir Airbase next month are now available at all Batelco Retail Shops - the event s headline sponsor - and on t... View more

Bahrain air show tickets available at Batelco Retail Shops

October 30, 2018

Tickets for the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) - the fastest growing airshow in the Middle East - are available at a number of Batelco Retail Shops and online on BIAS website. Once again Batelco... View more

Top American astronaut to visit Bahrain air show

October 29, 2018

An American astronaut who is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon will be visiting Bahrain as part of the air show next month. Alfred Worden who was the command module pilot for the Apollo ... View more

Italian daredevils to headline Bahrain Air Show line-up

October 27, 2018

Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018 has announced details of its flying display line-up including spectacular shows by numerous international teams with the Italian team Frecce Tricolori headlin... View more

Bahrain airport upgrades air navigation, landing systems

October 10, 2018

Bahrain s aviation regulator Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has announced the comp... View more

Gulf Air, Bahrain Tourism discuss collaboration projects

October 3, 2018

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain today discussed collaboration in various projects with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) to promote both the airline and the kingdom as a leading ... View more

Lockheed Martin gold sponsor of Bahrain air show

July 18, 2018

Lockheed Martin the giant American military aircraft manufacturer will be the gold sponsor of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018 being held in November. Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa ... View more

Gulf Air officials meet with US ambassador to Bahrain

June 4, 2018

Justin Siberell the US ambassador to Bahrain recently visited Gulf Air s headquarters where he met with the national carrier s chief executive officer Krešimir Kučko and deputy chief executive officer... View more

British ambassador to Bahrain visits Gulf Air head office

May 16, 2018

Ahead of Gulf Air s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight to London Heathrow next month Simon Martin CMG the British ambassador to Bahrain recently met with Gulf Air s chief executive officer Krešimir ... View more

Gulf Air named 'Official Airline' of Shop Bahrain

January 28, 2018

Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air is onboard once again supporting Shop Bahrain for the fourth consecutive year as official airline of the nationwide shopping festival. As a strategic partner of Shop Bahr... View more

Gulf Air cancels all flights over fog in Bahrain

January 1, 2018

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier said yesterday (December 31) that all its incoming and outbound flights have been cancelled until further notice due to the ongoing dense fog over Bahrain that has ... View more

Gulf Air launches Bahrain tourist visa service

December 5, 2017

Flag carrier Gulf Air in partnership with VFS Global has launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service in available via exclusively for the airline s passengers flying across its global net... View more

Bahrain Duty Free, Gulf Air inflight partnership takes off

November 26, 2017

Travel retailer Bahrain Duty Free is taking to the skies as exclusive onboard supplier of inflight retail for Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier giving the airline s passengers the opportunity to pur... View more

Gulf Air showcases Bahrain to Russian media

October 17, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain gave a number of Russian lifestyle and travel media representatives the opportunity to visit and explore Bahrain with a familiarization trip jointly hosted wit... View more

Major Russian firms to participate in Bahrain air show

July 20, 2017

The Bahrain International Airshow 2018 has confirmed that United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has been added to its roster of participants after returning from MAKS 2017. At a signing ceremony which too... View more

Gulf Air promotes destination Georgia to Bahrain travel trade

June 4, 2017

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently hosted key members of kingdom s travel trade industry at the Movenpick Hotel Bahrain to announce the launch of flights to Tbilisi on June 22 and promote Geor... View more

Gulf Air counts down to F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

April 11, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain and Title Sponsor of the 2017 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix today begins its 3-day countdown to this month s Grand Prix weekend from April 14-16 at t... View more

Love is in the air at Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

February 1, 2017

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay - the most romantic hotel in Manama - is offering couples heart-throbbing packages decadent dining spa treatments and more this Valentine s Day. When arriving in a luxur... View more

Gulf Air backs Shop Bahrain festival

January 10, 2017

Gulf Air the national carrier of Bahrain has announced its strategic partnership with the third edition of Shop Bahrain the kingdom s largest nationwide festival that aims to stimulate the national ec... View more

Bahrain air show flies high with record

March 1, 2016

The fourth Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS) ended on a high note with record-breaking participation and deals being signed at the three-day event. The total value of orders at the show reached 9 ... View more

Bahrain Air carries more passengers

August 26, 2012

BAHRAIN AIR has announced that its passenger numbers increased 57 per cent in the second quarter this year compared with the corresponding period in 2011. The airline also reported that the average lo... View more

Bahrain Air participates in its first IATA Annual General Meeting as a Member

June 26, 2012

Bahrain Air the private national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain participated as a full member of International Air Transport Association in the 68th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transp... View more

Alexandria launch for Bahrain Air

April 23, 2012

BAHRAIN AIR announced the resumption of operations with direct flights from Bahrain to Alexandria s Borg El Arab International Airport from June 21. Over the past weeks we have received many enquiries... View more

Bahrain Air charts full-service path

March 25, 2012

2011 was a challenging year for Bahrain Air as political unrest across the region and on the island meant lower passenger numbers. The year saw passenger numbers drop 25 per cent down on 2010. At diff... View more

Bahrain Air launches loyalty programme

January 29, 2012

BAHRAIN Air has officially launched a new innovative loyalty rewards programme to all frequent fliers on its route network by introducing a straight forwarded transparent rewards programme where frequ... View more

Bahrain Air opens new regional sales office in Dubai

October 26, 2011

BAHRAIN Air has opened a new regional sales office in Dubai UAE. Recently restructured as a hybrid airline offering both Business and Economy Class service Bahrain Air has introduced a new dimension a... View more

Free flights with Bahrain Air

September 1, 2011

LOW-COST carrier Bahrain Air has launched a unique customer rewards programme offering travellers the chance to claim free flights simply by presenting boarding passes. The straightforward and transpa... View more

Gulf Air launches summer bonanza campaign to celebrate Bahrain Summer Festival

June 29, 2011

BAHRAINI national carrier Gulf Air launched a new summer bonanza campaign in association with the Ministry of Culture to celebrate the Bahrain Summer Festival running from July 1 to 31 2011. The campa... View more

New Challenges for 2010 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

January 30, 2010

THE 2010 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix will be kicking off the 60th anniversary season of the FIA Formula One World Championship with a brand new track layout as it extends its existing 5.412km circuit ... View more

Bahrain Air launches flights to Jeddah

June 2, 2008

BAHRAIN Air has announced plans to launch services to Jeddah Saudi Arabia as from June 11 making Jeddah the airline s 10th destination. There will be four flights a week according to Soha Alborshaid a... View more

Bahrain vows profitable Gulf Air

June 4, 2007

Gulf Air could be back in profit in under two years predicted Bahrain s Deputy King. Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa was speaking after meeting top officials at the airline s Muharraq headquarters.... View more

Air Asia mulls Bahrain hub

April 24, 2007

Malaysia-based Air Asia Group which owns the world s largest budget airline is considering Bahrain as the hub for its new airline s Middle East operations. The new airline Air Asia X will operate on l... View more

Abu Dhabi withdraws from Gulf Air; Oman, Bahrain to stay

September 26, 2005

Gulf Air confirmed that one of its partners the UAE emirate of Abu Dhabi will withdraw its shareholding in the airline. However the two remaining partners Oman and Bahrain have vowed continued support... View more

Air-India adds new flight from Bahrain

January 7, 2003

Air India expanded its operations out of Bahrain with a sixth weekly flight to India. The new flight AI 872 is operated with 202 seater A-310 aircraft on sector Bombay/ Calicut/ Doha/ Bahrain/ Bombay ... View more

Flight of travellers to Bahrain 'threatens Saudi air revenue'

November 7, 2002

Residents of Saudi Arabia s Eastern Province continue to use the King Fahd Causeway to access flights departing from Bahrain according to a press report. Although the Presidency of Civil Aviation seek... View more



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