Bahrain's Gulf Air to launch flights to China

Bahrain's Gulf Air to launch flights to China

Flights to Guangzhou and Shanghai will commence in January 2024 

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced that it will extend its operations into China in January 2024 with flights to Guangzhou and Shanghai departing from its Manama hub in Bahrain.  

The flights will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliner with both a business class cabin and an economy class cabin.

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Gulf Air Group Holding chief executive officer Jeffrey Goh said: "We are excited by the opportunity to expand our presence in the Asia-Pacific region with new flights connecting Bahrain and the cities of Guangzhou and Shanghai in China.

"China is one of the world's fastest-growing economies and a global tourism market. It is key to our strategy of calibrated network growth. These flights will offer greater choice and flexible travel experiences for passengers and create new pipelines for trade, tourism and collaboration, benefitting both nations.” 

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