Manama: Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has announced the upcoming increase of its Gassim service, which was launched in January 2015.
Service to Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport will, effective April 24, now be served with daily flights. This is the airline’s third Saudi Arabian destination to witness a frequency boost over the past three months.
Gulf Air increased its Riyadh service, in March to 32 weekly flights while its Jeddah service was increased to four daily flights in February.
“Following on from recent increases to other Saudi Arabian destiantions, Gulf Air’s most recent schedule enhancement to Gassim not only helps us further satisfy passenger need but also creates improved connections for those passengers connecting to and from Gulf Air’s network of onwards destinations across the globe” said Gulf Air acting chief commercial officer Ahmed Janahi.
“By focusing on this critical market we are working to provide superior travel solutions that cater to the travel needs of our Saudi passengers and their growing travel needs,” he concluded.
Gulf Air’s flights will depart Bahrain International Airport at 9.35am on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive in Gassim at 10.55am. The return flights will depart Gassim at 11.45am and arrive in Bahrain at 12.45pm.
Flights on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday will leave Bahrain at 4.40pm and arrive in Gassim at 6pm. The return flight will leave Gassim at 6.45pm and arrive in bahrain at 7.45pm.
Gulf Air operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East, 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. The airline currently boasts a network that serves 39 cities in 22 countries spanning three continents.