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Kids First Fund honors key supporters of 2012 International Online Travel Auction for Kids

Three top donors receive Kids First Teddy Bear Awards Kids First Fund honors key supporters of 2012 International Online Travel Auction for Kids

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - The final bidding has closed on the 2012 International Online Travel Auction for Kids, and it’s time to recognize three star performers associated with this year’s ...

Gulf Air's Nairobi route sadly not to be

The question has been answered Gulf Air's Nairobi route sadly not to be

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTNB) - Following the question raised this morning about Gulf Air's Africa flights - to be or not to be, I can now confirm that effective November 13, the airline will suspend their flights ...

Gulf Air East Africa flights - to be or not to be

Gulf Air Gulf Air East Africa flights - to be or not to be

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The long awaited approval by the Bahraini government of nearly half a billion US Dollars injection into Gulf Air might have stark consequences, when, according to a source from Manama, the ...

African airlines face stiff competition ahead of Routes Africa Forum

African Aviation African airlines face stiff competition ahead of Routes Africa Forum

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Staff Writer

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - When Africa is set to discuss and deliberate on pertinent challenges facing its airspace during the forthcoming Routes Africa 2012 Forum to be held in Seychelles, ...

Gulf Air's future hangs in the balance

Gulf Air Gulf Air's future hangs in the balance

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Sources from Bahrain have confirmed that the Kingdom’s lower house of parliament has rejected a proposed bailout plan presented by the airline, worth $1.75 billion and referred the ...

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

Airline evaluating costs and resources Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

Following the shocking announcement that the recently-inaugurated route to Entebbe will be suspended on February 21, came further information to light from Juba, when it was confirmed that Gulf ...

Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed

Economic circumstances make flight cuts a necessity Gulf Air’s restructuring and cost-cutting sees Entebbe axed

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - When Gulf Air returned to Uganda on December 5 with 4 flights a week, much hope and expectation was raised in Ugandan aviation circles that new options had opened up, for visitors ...

Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

After 11 year absence, Gulf Air back in Uganda Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Yesterday saw the long-awaited return to Uganda of Bahrain’s national airline, Gulf Air, when the inaugural flight touched down on time at 1545 hours at Entebbe International ...

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

Launch on December 5 Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Just over a week away from the launch of its return to Uganda, the Gulf Air team has gotten into gear and is working the market with launch fares.

Bahrain's Gulf Air announces launch of Falcon Cargo

Gulf Air Launches Cargo Carrier Bahrain's Gulf Air announces launch of Falcon Cargo

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, announced the launch of ‘Falcon Cargo’, its newly branded cargo umbrella offering more innovative, cost effective features, products ...

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Is Gulf air ready for Uganda? Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - A recent seminar for a very select group of agents and press conference for equally select media representatives by Gulf Air (GF) in Kampala seems to have served little purpose ...

Gulf Air struggling to make impact in Ugandan market

Uganda Flights Gulf Air struggling to make impact in Ugandan market

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The imminent launch of daily flights by Qatar Airways and the flurry of media and agency-focused activities have prompted “lesser cousin” Gulf Air to at least try and put on a ...

Gulf Air launches first aircraft with global live television and the latest in in-flight connectivity

Gulf Air Gulf Air launches first aircraft with global live television and the latest in in-flight connectivity

MANAMA, Bahrain - Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, today took delivery of its first A330-200 aircraft retrofitted with Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) Global ...

Gulf Air A320 skids off the runway in India

Several people injured in Gulf Air mishap Gulf Air A320 skids off the runway in India

KOCHI - Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus 320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport in southwest India, the airline said.

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

Gulf Air Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - It was just learned that Gulf Air is joining the growing number of airlines flying to Entebbe, as it intends to resume flights from early December onwards.

Gulf Air returns to Nairobi

Flights Between Bahrain and Kenya Gulf Air returns to Nairobi

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - After an absence of nearly 6 years, Gulf Air has returned to Nairobi, offering an initial 4 flights per week between Bahrain and Kenya.

Gulf Air plans return to Nairobi

More Flights To Kenya Gulf Air plans return to Nairobi

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - A regular aviation source in Nairobi has confirmed that Gulf Air is planning to return to Kenya by mid-year, apparently with an initial four flights a week.

Newborn found in trash bag at Manila airport

Ninoy Aquino International Airport Newborn found in trash bag at Manila airport

MANILA, Philippines – Authorities at Manila's airport found a newborn baby in a garbage bag that was apparently unloaded from an airplane that arrived Sunday from the Middle East, officials ...

Ethiopia News Aviation news: Gulf Air comes to Addis

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Information received from the Ethiopian capital speaks of Gulf Air to commence a five times a week service between their home base in Bahrain to Addis Ababa.

Travel agents and corporate customers can now book Gulf Air directly

B2B Internet Booking Tool Travel agents and corporate customers can now book Gulf Air directly

eTN Staff Writer

Gulf Air is now offering its corporate customers and travel agents a new service - a dedicated B2B (Business to Business) Internet booking tool.

Bahrain hosts German corporate buyers

Middle East Bahrain hosts German corporate buyers

eTN Staff Writer

The Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) recently hosted a group of corporate buyers from Germany on June 7 in collaboration with Bahrain-based Tamna Events.

Mid-east kingdom to ban alcohol

Alcohol Ban Mid-east kingdom to ban alcohol

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Bad news hit many hotels, restaurants and other tourist outlets in the tiny Middle East kingdom of Bahrain as the parliament unanimously voted March 6 of a blanket ban on public sales of ...

Gulf Air announces more summer flights

Summer Schedule Gulf Air announces more summer flights

eTN Staff Writer

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced today it would be adding additional flights and capacity to several of its key destinations this summer.

Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

Beginning December 5 Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

eTN Staff Writer

MANAMA, Bahrain - Following the announcement by the Airports Authority of Thailand (AOT) that Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport will be reopened for normal operations from late Thursday, ...

Gulf Air announces a summer of success

Airline Looks Forward To Delivering Expanded Winter Schedule Gulf Air announces a summer of success

eTN

MANAMA, Bahrain - Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, today announced its best performance in the airline’s 58-year history.

Gulf Air joins leaders to accelerate development of sustainable biofuels

Environmental Groups Applaud Effort Gulf Air joins leaders to accelerate development of sustainable biofuels

eTN

MANAMA, Bahrain (September 25, 2008) – Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has, with other leading airlines, Boeing and Honeywell’s UOP, a refining technology developer, established a group ...

Gulf Air signs further GSA agreement with AVIAREPS

Existing Contract Extended To Include Belgium and Luxembourg Gulf Air signs further GSA agreement with AVIAREPS

eTN

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has chosen AVIAREPS as its representative in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Gulf Air flies higher with Bahrain Expo Authority

Official Carrier Gulf Air flies higher with Bahrain Expo Authority

eTN

MANAMA - Gulf Air and Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) today
announced that Gulf Air will be the official carrier for all events organized by BECA in Bahrain and ...

Airline near miss reports 'baseless'

Gulf Air Says "Not So" Airline near miss reports 'baseless'

Gulf Air yesterday dismissed as untrue claims that one of its aircraft barely avoided a mid-air crash with an Air India plane over Kerala.

According to the New Indian Express, a ...

Gulf Air in talks to buy eight Airbus A320s

Gulf Air Gulf Air in talks to buy eight Airbus A320s

MANAMA — Struggling Bahrain-based carrier Gulf Air said Sunday it was holding talks with European manufacturer Airbus to buy eight A320 aircraft, a day after placing a four-billion-dollar order ...

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