Gulf Air Codeshare Partnership with Egyptair Marks Eight Years of Cooperation
Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Cairo, Egypt, the codeshare partnership between Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Egyptair, the flag carrier of Egypt, marked eight  years since it was formed on 16th February 2005.

Maher Salman Al Musallam, Gulf Air's acting chief executive officer, said: “The success of the codeshare partnership with Egypt Air reaffirms the longstanding relationship between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Under the codeshare agreement, Gulf Air passengers now have the privilege to fly to Egypt at their convenience.”

Captain Roshdy Zakaria, Egyptair's chairman & CEO, added: “Egyptair's relationship with Gulf Air is deep-rooted – when we first signed our codeshare partnership. As well, Bahrain remains a strategic route and key market for us connecting Egypt with the Arabian Gulf, Indian Subcontinent and Asia. The success of our codeshare is a testament to the strength and importance of the close ties that exist between the two countries.

“Egyptair' offers its customers 7 weekly flights between Egypt and Bahrain with seamless connections to Africa, Europe, Far East and the USA.”

Gulf Air connectsCairo to several key destinations in the region with 10 weekly flights and connectivity via Bahrain to more than 23 countries including destinations such as Dubai, UAE, Bangkok, Thailand and Mumbai in India. While, Egyptair offers a network reaching over 80 destinations via Cairo’s new TB3, the northern gateway to Africa using a fleet consisting of 81 aircraft covering 4 of the world’s continents.