The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has entered into a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) with Russian carrier S7 Airlines enabling Gulf Air passengers to take flights beyond Moscow to and from any S7 Airlines domestic destination.
According to the new SPA agreement Gulf Air’s fares for flights to and from Moscow are now combined with special, more competitive fares for S7 flights to and from the Russian cities of St Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Ufa, Sochi and Voronezh.
With a combined fare that is more attractive than those purchased separately, this SPA agreement allows passengers to purchase only one ticket, at a more competitive fare, for their entire journey instead of separate tickets for each individual carrier.
Travelers can now benefit from a special settlement for transfer passengers arriving in Moscow and will be able to continue their trip within Russia with S7 flights while Russian passengers now have the opportunity to travel from across Russian regions to Bahrain and further to other destinations within Gulf Air’s broad route network which spans the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Asia, covering 43 cities in 24 countries.
“Gulf Air launched direct flights from Bahrain to Moscow in October 2014. Today, with a new agreement with S7 Airlines, we are glad to provide not only Moscow citizens but also travelers from Russian regions with a unique opportunity to explore the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as experience our excellent connectivity to the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Asia. By the same token, citizens of Bahrain and Gulf countries can explore Russian regions and find out more about the country’s history and culture”, said Gulf Air’s A/Chief Executive Officer Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam.
“We are confident that the agreement between Gulf Air and S7 will be beneficial for both parties. We believe that this cooperation will lead to the growth of passenger traffic for both airlines and contribute to the development of business and cultural relations between Russia and Bahrain”, remarked Mr. Al Musallam.
Gulf Air operates three weekly flights between Bahrain and Moscow with an Airbus A320-ER that features 14 Falcon Gold flatbed seats and 96 economy class seats that offer extended legroom. Gulf Air is renowned for its traditional Arabian hospitality and quality service that has been recognized internationally.
Flights to/from Moscow can be booked online at gulfair.com or by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or through any Gulf Air sales office and approved travel agencies.