Effective 9 June, Gulf Air will start flying from Bahrain to Egypt's most popular Mediterranean beach and cultural destination, Alexandria with four flights per week to meet the summer season rush. Gulf Air flights will be operated to and from Alexandria's new Borg Al Arab Airport.
Gulf Air Area Commercial Manager Middle East, Mr. Yaqoob Al Hajiri said, "Alexandria has always been a popular destination for our customers, and come summer, the demand will be even higher. So we are back to this great city with four flights a week to meet the summer rush; what's more, this time we have introduced a split schedule with morning and evening flights so that our customers can choose a flight that suits their convenience.
Added Gulf Air Commercial Manager Egypt Mr. Ahmed Ali Ramadhan, "Alexandria is a favourite summer destination for most Arabs for its Mediterranean climate, historic sites and beautiful beaches. It is equally popular among westerners for the same reasons. As the carrier that provides seamless and convenient onward connections from the GCC, Far East, and Indian Subcontinent destinations, Gulf Air offers excellent connectivity to Alexandria via its Bahrain hub."
Gulf Air currently operates 14 weekly flights to and from Egypt, 10 flights from the capital Cairo, and 4 flights from Alexandria.
In addition, during this summer, Gulf Air will be launching services to three new destinations- Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan from 15 June, Copenhagen- its first service to Scandinavia- from 1 July and Nairobi, the Capital of Kenya from 5 July.