Gulf Air Launches First Flight to Al Maktoum International Airport - Dubai World Central
Sunday, 08 December 2013
Airline and airport officials at Bahrain International Airport during the launch of the new route
MANAMA - Gulf Air, today launched its first flight to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC), flight GF578 departed Bahrain International Airport at 09:30 arriving in Al Maktoum International Airport at 11:45.
Captain Nasser Al Salmi, chief operations officer, said: “We are delighted to be strengthening Gulf Air’s Middle East network, which remains one of the largest to date.
"Adding Al Maktoum International Airport to our route network supplements the airline’s offering, increasing passenger convenience – which is our ultimate goal."
The Manama based carrier operates 51 flights per week to Dubai International Airport, seven daily flights on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and eight daily flights on Thursday and Saturday.
Gulf Air will be operating an Airbus A320 aircraft on all flights between Bahrain International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, DWC.