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Gulf Air extends helping hands to children in Nepal

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, national carrier Gulf Air has extended its help to two schools serving the disadvantaged communities around Gokarna Forest in Kathmandu, Nepal by providing them with much-needed educational items.

Gulf Air receives first Boeing 777 aircraft

National carrier Gulf Air received the first of the four Boeing777- 300ER aircraft this month as part of the airline's re-fleeting and product-enhancement strategy. Two more aircraft are expected to join the airline’s fleet later this month while the fourth one will join in May.

Gulf Air welcomes new batch of apprentice engineers

Twenty five apprentice engineers have joined the national carrier Gulf Air for a two year on-the-job-training after completing their initial theoretical training at Bahrain Airport Services (BAS). The training programme is sponsored by Tamkeen (Labour Fund).

Gulf Air improves Frequent Flyer Programme

National carrier Gulf Air's popular online booking engine that has won the praise of online customers for its enhanced features and greater functionality, has added another facility for its loyal Frequent Flyer Programme (FFP) members. FFP members can now redeem their earned miles at any time instantly through

Gulf Air announces "Just Great Fares" deal

Gulf Air announces "Just Great Fares" deal

Following the huge success of the recently announced 'Six-for-Six' sale, national carrier Gulf Air has extended the online, web only offer to three more destinations- Doha, Muscat and Mumbai at even more competitive prices.

Gulf Air honours top Travel Agents in Bahrain

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, presented the three top selling travel agents in Bahrain with awards to recognize their outstanding achievements earlier this month.

Gulf Air's online booking engine adds extra facility for customers

In its continuous strive towards providing enhanced customer service, national carrier Gulf Air has added one more feature to its popular online booking engine Customers can now book tickets for their children below two years of age directly online.

Gulf Air shows commitment to Bahraini workforce

National carrier Gulf Air has reached another milestone in its ongoing ‘Bahrainisation’ efforts. The airline's financial accounting department is now fully staffed and managed by Bahrainis and is in line with the progress made a couple of months ago when the airline’s revenue accounting department became 100% Bahraini managed.

Gulf Air extends Graduate Training Programme

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Tamkeen (the Labour Fund) to offer 150 Bahraini students a place in the airline's Graduate Training Programme upon successful completion of their degrees.

Gulf Air upgrades its duty free shopping experience

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has upgraded the duty-free shopping experience for its passengers with the appointment of Duty Free Air & Ship Supply (DFASS) to run its concessions. The agreement which comes into effect on January 1, 2009 will mean customers are now able to choose from a new and expanded range of products on board.

Earn double miles with Gulf Air

Gulf Air is offering members of its award winning Frequent Flyer Programme the chance to earn double miles on flights between London and Bahrain when flying in First or Business Class. The offer is open to both current and new members who book before 28 February 2009, for travel until 15 March 2009.

Gulf Air reaches another milestone in Bahrain

National carrier Gulf Air has reached a major milestone in Bahrain. The airline's 162-strong revenue accounting department is now fully staffed and managed by Bahrainis.

Gulf Air's 'My Idea' programme receives positive response

Just months into the initiative, Gulf Air's in-house employee suggestion programme 'MyIdea', to help the organization cut costs and improve business, has received an overwhelming response from the employees.

Gulf Air launches football training programme for Bahrainis

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air, the shirt sponsor of London-based Queen's Park Rangers (QPR) Football Club, has launched a football training initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to the people of Bahrain.

Gulf Air announces record seat-load factor in October

Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain, continues its record performance this year with the best October aircraft occupancy rate to date. The carrier is set to continue the momentum into 2009. The airline’s seat-load factor in October was an average 74.9% compared with 66.4% last year. The previous record was 71%, set in October 2004.