The principal flag carrier of Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Air
recently announced the launch of new flight service to Copenhagen and Nairobi from July 2011.
The carrier will operate its Boeing 737 aircraft, leased from Privatair, one of the leading Swiss private jet operators and will configure with 16 Falcon Gold seats and 78 coach class seats.
A four-time weekly flight service will take its first flight for the Danish capital on 1st July 2011. The new flight will depart from Bahrain at 01.30am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and will arrive in Copenhagen at 07.30am. The round trip flight will depart from Copenhagen at 11.00am and will arrive in Bahrain at 06.50pm.
With this new launch Gulf Air will be the third airline after Qatar Airways and Emirates to operate flights to Copenhagen.
“Scandinavians are keen travelers to the Asian and the Indian sub-continent regions and Copenhagen is an aviation hub for the Scandinavian and Baltic regions. The city also enjoys good surface connections with southern Sweden. In addition, Copenhagen is home to many international corporations and organizations, and we see a strong potential for business traffic to and from the region. By connecting Copenhagen with Bahrain we are opening up new doors of opportunity for trade and tourism for both countries,” said Samer Majali, CEO, Gulf Air.
The carrier will launch new flight service on Bahrain-Nairobi route from 5th July 2011. A four-time weekly service will be operated by Gulf Air’s A320 aircraft that will be configured with 16 Falcon Gold seats and 120 coach class seats.
The flights will depart from Bahrain at 11.00am on Tuesday and Friday, and at 08.15pm on Thursday and Sunday. The round trip flight will depart from Nairobi at 06.00pm on Tuesday and Friday, and at 03.15am on Monday and Friday.