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Gulf Air and Middle East Airlines ink codeshare deal

MANAMA, December 3, 2019

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain has announced a codeshare deal with Middle East Airlines-Air Liban, the flag carrier of Lebanon.

This agreement will see Middle East Airlines place their ‘ME’ code on Gulf Air flights on the Beirut-Bahrain-Beirut route.

Kresimir Kucko, Gulf Air’s chief executive officer, said: “We are glad to sign this codeshare with Middle East Airlines and offer their passengers direct daily service from Beirut to Bahrain on Gulf Air. Beirut has always been a key route in our Middle Eastern network and we welcome this partnership with the flag carrier of Lebanon."

Mohamad El Hout, chairman – director general of Middle East Airlines, added: “This codeshare with Gulf Air will complement the MEA network to the Gulf. We are pleased with this partnership with Gulf Air that will enable us to offer to our loyal passengers a new destination Bahrain and many other destinations in Asia via the Gulf Air network."  

Gulf Air connects Bahrain and Lebanon with daily flights to Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport and more frequencies during high seasons such as the summer period. - TradeArabia News Service


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