Gulf Air to restart flights to Iranian city
Manama, November 11, 2013
Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced plans to relaunch its operations to Iranian city of Mashhad with four weekly flights starting from December 14.
As one of the Middle East’s largest network carriers, Gulf Air is well-positioned to connect Iran to several key destinations in the Middle East and Europe with excellent connectivity within 3 hours through its efficient hub in Bahrain, said a statement from the airline.
The flight GF0320 will take off from Bahrain International Airport on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1.55pm and arrive in Mashhad at 4.40pm, while on return GF0321 will leave Mashhad at 5.25pm and arrive in Bahrain at 7.30pm (local time).
On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the flight GF0322 will depart Bahrain at 4.50pm and arrive in Mashhad at 7.35pm, while on return, GF0323 will leave the Iranian city at 8.20pm and land in Bahrain at 10.25pm (local time).
A major international carrier, Gulf Air serves 32 cities in 21 countries spanning three continents. It operates one the largest networks in the Middle East, with double daily flights to over 10 regional capitals, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport.-TradeArabia News Service