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Gulf Air...operates 5 weekly flights linking Al Madinah and Bahrain

Gulf Air starts operations to new Madinah airport

MANAMA, April 22, 2015

Gulf Air has transferred its operations to the new Prince Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Al Madinah Al Munawarah, Saudi Arabia.

This coincides with the start of the airport's test run operations and in the lead up to its formal inauguration, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.

Gulf Air operates five weekly flights linking Al Madinah Al Munawarah to the airline's Bahrain hub, supplementing the national carrier's multiple daily flights to and from Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh.

The airline also has four weekly flights to both Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport, Gassim, and Ta'if Regional Airport, Ta'if, which were both launched in January this year.

Catering to passengers' demand, the new Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport occupies an area of four million sqm and can receive up to 160 aircraft daily.

The airport has 64 travel desks that will increase by a further 16 during the peak travel periods of Ramadan and Haj.

Its current annual capacity of 8m passengers will increase to 12m when it is officially inaugurated. - TradeArabia News Service

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