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Gulf Air to Launch Direct Flights between Bahrain and Dhaka

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

gulfair a320Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, announced its planned return to Dhaka, Bangladesh from Monday, 30 May 2016.

The airline will soon launch direct flights between Bahrain and the Bangladeshi capital operating 05 weekly flights to and from Dhaka with a proposed schedule that will provide travellers with seamless connectivity via the airline’s efficient Bahrain International Airport hub, to key GCC and European destinations.

Commenting on news of the re-launch Mr. Ahmed Janahi, Gulf Air Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are pleased to re-connect Dhaka with Bahrain – boosting the significant commercial opportunity that exists for businessmen from both Bahrain and the Bangladeshi capital while facilitating the movement of Bangladeshi nationals. This is a promising development in 2016 as we respond to strong passenger demand coupled with promising economic signs in Bangladesh. We feel it is just the right time for us to return and anticipate this new route will be a success for our passenger operations.”

Gulf Air operates one of the largest Middle East networks, with 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. With this addition, the airline’s network will serve 40 cities in 23 countries spanning three continents.

Flights to/from Dhaka will operate as per the below schedule and are available for booking by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or through any Gulf Air sales office and approved travel agencies.

Flt Desg Freq From Dept Time To Arrival Time
GF  0248 MON / WED Bahrain 1:00 Dhaka 9:30
GF  0249 MON / WED Dhaka 10:30 Bahrain 13:25
GF  0250 TUE / THUR / SAT Bahrain 20:10 Dhaka 4:40
GF  0251 WED / FRI / SUN Dhaka 5:40 Bahrain 8:35

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