Gulf Air to restart flights to Tehran
Manama, February 10, 2014
Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air has announced plans to restart its Tehran operations with four weekly flights starting from March 3.
As one of the Middle East’s largest network carriers, Gulf Air is well-positioned to connect the Iranian capital to several key destinations in the Middle East and Europe with excellent connectivity within 3 hours through its efficient hub in Bahrain, said the airline in its statement.
On Mondays and Thursdays, the Gulf Air flight GF 0332 will take off from Bahrain Airport at 2.35pm and land in Tehran at 5pm, while on return GF 0333 will leave the Iranian capital at 5.45 and arrive in Bahrain at 7.15pm, said the Gulf Air statement.
On Tuesdays and Fridays, the flight GF 0334 will depart Bahrain at 7.45pm and arrive in Tehran at 10.10pm, while on return, it will leave Tehran at 10.55pm and land in Bahrain at 12.25am (midnight), the statement added.
Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 36 cities in 22 countries spanning three continents. It operates one of 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