Gulf Air further expands operations from June 2018

Gulf Air in recent schedule update filed latest round of service expansion, scheduled to begin in June 2018. Additional frequencies/capacity will be added on following routes.

Bahrain – Amman eff 10JUN18 Increase from 2 to 3 daily
Bahrain – Athens eff 15JUN18 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly
Bahrain – Baghdad eff 15JUN18 Increase from 3 to 5 weekly, subject to Government Approval
Bahrain – Beirut eff 15JUN18 Increase from 1 to 2 daily
Bahrain – Istanbul Ataturk eff 11JUN18 Increase from 9 to 12 weekly
Bahrain – Khartoum eff 16JUN18 2 of 7 weekly operated by A330, replacing A320 (Previously scheduled from 29MAR18)

Separately, the airline has increased Bahrain – Larnaca service from 5 to 7 weekly since 25MAR18, previously not reported on Airlineroute.

Previously reported service expansion from June:
Bahrain – Abha eff 15JUN18 5 weekly A320, new route. subject to Government Approval
Bahrain – Baku eff 12JUN18 5 weekly A320, new route
Bahrain – Borg el Arab eff 10JUN18 3 weekly A320, service resumption (Previously served until October 2011)
Bahrain – Casablanca eff 11JUN18 5 weekly A330-200, service resumption (787-9 operating from 09JUL18. Previously served until March 2005)
Bahrain – Kozhikode eff 15JUN18 1 daily A320, new route
Bahrain – London Heathrow eff 15JUN18 787-9 replaces A330-200, 2 daily
Bahrain – Sharm el Sheikh eff 16JUN18 2 weekly A320, new route
Bahrain – Tabuk eff 15JUN18 5 weekly A320, new route. subject to Government Approval