Gulf Air announced plans to launch direct flights to the Egypt’s Alexandria from June 10 and Sharm El Shaikh from June 16.
According to Bahrain’s national carrier, services to Alexandria will be operated three times weekly, while services to Sharm El Shaikh are set to be twice weekly.
“We are delighted to launch two very attractive destinations in Egypt – a country with which we have held longstanding and historic ties and which continues to be an incredibly important market for Gulf Air,” stated Krešimir Kučko, CEO, Gulf Air. “As we begin to welcome our new incoming fleet, our network will continue to expand giving our passengers greater travel options across the globe, onboard state-of-the-art aircraft and with superior products and services.”
The network expansion coincides with the airline’s new aircraft deliveries of which five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and two Airbus A320neos will enter Gulf Air’s fleet by the end of this year.