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Gulf Air pilots earn their stripes

Posted 11 June 2018 · Add Comment

Gulf Air has graduated fourteen Bahraini Senior First Officers who successfully earned their fourth stripe after qualifying to become Gulf Air Captains.

Captain Mohamed Yagoob Yagoobi, Captain Omar Fuad AlBinfalah, Captain Abdulrazaq Hasan Ali Yusuf, Captain Saqer Bader Sultan Al Hammadi, Captain Mahdi Mahmood Abbas Farhadi, Captain Ahmed Yousif Ismaeel, Captain Muath Ishaq AlKooheji, Captain Ebrahim Abduljalil AlKooheji, Captain Hadi AlSarraf, Captain Ali Naji, Captain Khaled Mohamed Almoawda, Captain Abdulla Sameer AlKhan, Captain Yusuf AlBanna and Captain Ali Mohammed Najaf accumulated the required flying hours, completed the necessary training and went on to pass extensive and rigorous checks, successfully earning their Captain ranking.

Celebrating their achievement in a dedicated ceremony held at Gulf Air’s Muharraq headquarters Captain Waleed Abdulhameed AlAlawi, Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer, said: “These gentlemen’s accomplishment today is a reflection of their hard work, exceptional skill and tireless determination. We, the Gulf Air family, are incredibly proud to see these Bahraini Captains graduate from our ranks and we look forward to their contributions in bringing Gulf Air even closer to achieving our goals.”

Captain Saqer Bader Sultan Al Hammadi said: “We received the best training available in the industry, which is proof of Gulf Air’s leading position in the international market, and the significance of its legacy as one of the best airline’s in the region today.”

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