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Gulf Air adds Maldives as it welcomes its third Airbus 320neo

Posted 24 June 2019 · Add Comment

Gulf Air has welcomed the airlineís third Airbus A320neo, which on October 26 will begin operating to Gulf Airís newest destination Ė Male in the Maldives.

 

This delivery is part of a major fleet development project, which will see the airline receive a total of 12 Airbus A320neo aircraft by the end of 2023.

“We are proud of this fantastic milestone as we continue with our brand promise in expanding our fleet along with our network” stated Krešimir Kučko, chief executive officer at Gulf Air “With its tranquil beaches and crystal clear waters; the Maldives is a breath-taking destination that fits perfectly in our new boutique strategy where we cater to the premium traveller seeking a tropical holiday wrapped in luxury, endorsed by our excellent connectivity through Bahrain International Airport”

Gulf Air will operate five weekly non-stop flights from Bahrain International Airport, departing at 2320 and landing at 0625 local time and then an onward journey to Colombo at 0725, landing at 0925. The return flight begins in Colombo at 1655, arrival in Male at 1755 and departing to the Kingdom of Bahrain at 1855, landing at 2205.

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