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Gulf Air to launch direct services between Moscow and Bahrain on 28 October

October 20, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has, in advance of the airline’s upcoming launch of direct flights between Moscow and Bahrain commencing October 28, 2014, appointed ‘Discover the World’, the leader in global travel services and distribution, as its General Sales Agent in Russia.

Gulf Air will operate four flights per week between Domodedovo International Airport and Bahrain International Airport – on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Russian leisure and business travelers will benefit from the airline’s premium products and traditional Arabian hospitality as well as excellent onwards connectivity to the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Asia.

Mr. Maher Salman AlMusallam, Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer said: “We are pleased to appoint Discover the World as our General Sales Agent for the Russian Federation. We look forward to working alongside them, as we approach the launch date of our commercial operations between Moscow and Manama. By connecting the Russian capital with Bahrain we are opening up new doors of opportunity for trade, tourism and investment for both countries and beyond. We are confident that this new route will be a success for our passenger operations.”

Elena Goryunova, General Director of Discover the World Russia said: “As the leader in global travel services and distribution, we are committed to help travel companies expand and grow their business across the globe. We are excited to promote Gulf Air’s premium products and services as well as its Middle East network and the excellent connectivity the airline offers to Russian travelers”.

Rated as the freest economy in the Middle East and among the top 20 freest economies in the world, Bahrain is an important financial center that attracts international business while also being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Middle East. Receiving the title of Manama Capital of Asian Tourism 2014, Bahrain sees over two million tourists a year visiting the island nation to experience the cosmopolitan capital city, rich history and culture and variety of world-class facilities and global events including the Formula 1 race.

Commencing on 28th October, Gulf Air’s flights between Moscow and Manama will be operated by an Airbus A320-ER aircraft with 110-seat capacity in a two-class configuration of 14 Falcon Gold flatbed seats and 96 Economy class seats with wide legroom providing maximum comfort inflight.

For more information on Gulf Air sales and reservations in Moscow, please call +7 (495) 744-04-90 or visit Discover the World’s office in Moscow: Prechistenka Street 40/2, entrance 1, office 34. Moscow, Russia.

Gulf Air’s four weekly flights between Moscow and Bahrain will operate as below:

Flight  No. From To Frequency Departure Time Arrival  Time
GF 0014 Bahrain Moscow Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 09:00 14:00
GF 0015 Moscow Bahrain Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 14:50 19:30

*All times local

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