Tag: Gulf Air

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:15 0

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was not enough to prevent profit ... Read More

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Cyprus receives luxury hotel boost as it eyes premium segment growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:00 0

Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this year, with seven new luxury hotels due to open across the ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019 19:12 0

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a codeshare partnership for travel commencing ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 23:06 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai & Middle East Office in partnership with Royal Thai Embassy in Manama, Bahrain and The Gulf Hotel, Bahrain ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:08 1

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, according ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- November 22, 2012 06:40 0

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 ... Read More

Gulf Air’s Nairobi route sadly not to be

Gulf Air’s Nairobi route sadly not to be

editor editor- October 17, 2012 05:06 0

(eTNB) - Following the question raised this morning about Gulf Air's Africa flights - to be or not to be, I can now confirm that ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- October 16, 2012 09:42 0

(eTN) - The long awaited approval by the Bahraini government of nearly half a billion US Dollars injection into Gulf Air might have stark consequences, ... Read More

African airlines face stiff competition ahead of Routes Africa Forum

African airlines face stiff competition ahead of Routes Africa Forum

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 22, 2012 06:33 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - When Africa is set to discuss and deliberate on pertinent challenges facing its airspace during the forthcoming Routes Africa ... Read More

Gulf Air’s future hangs in the balance

Gulf Air’s future hangs in the balance

editor editor- May 17, 2012 08:12 0

(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 ... Read More

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

Gulf Air delays start of Juba flights

editor editor- February 10, 2012 08:06 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 10, 2012 06:05 0

UGANDA (eTN) - When Gulf Air returned to Uganda on December 5 with 4 flights a week, much hope and expectation was raised in Ugandan ... Read More

Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

Gulf Air returns to the Ugandan skies

editor editor- December 6, 2011 09:52 0

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 ... Read More

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

Air Fares launching for December 5 inaugural flight

editor editor- November 28, 2011 08:50 0

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

Bahrain’s Gulf Air announces launch of Falcon Cargo

Bahrain’s Gulf Air announces launch of Falcon Cargo

editor editor- November 7, 2011 03:38 0

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, ... Read More

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:25 0

UGANDA (eTN) - A recent seminar for a very select group of agents and press conference for equally select media representatives by Gulf Air (GF) ... Read More

Gulf Air struggling to make impact in Ugandan market

Gulf Air struggling to make impact in Ugandan market

editor editor- October 22, 2011 01:03 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- October 14, 2011 02:22 0

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 ... Read More

Gulf Air A320 skids off the runway in India

Gulf Air A320 skids off the runway in India

editor editor- August 30, 2011 06:48 0

KOCHI - Several people were injured on early Monday morning when an Airbus 320 belonging to Gulf Air skidded off the runway at an airport ... Read More

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

Gulf Air returns to Entebbe, launches Juba flights

editor editor- August 25, 2011 06:13 0

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

Gulf Air returns to Nairobi

Gulf Air returns to Nairobi

editor editor- July 8, 2011 03:04 0

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

Gulf Air plans return to Nairobi

Gulf Air plans return to Nairobi

editor editor- April 20, 2011 01:34 0

(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 ... Read More

Newborn found in trash bag at Manila airport

Newborn found in trash bag at Manila airport

editor editor- September 13, 2010 06:24 0

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 ... Read More

Aviation news: Gulf Air comes to Addis

editor editor- August 18, 2010 01:07 0

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

Travel agents and corporate customers can now book Gulf Air directly

Travel agents and corporate customers can now book Gulf Air directly

editor editor- April 16, 2010 07:39 0

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

Bahrain hosts German corporate buyers

Bahrain hosts German corporate buyers

editor editor- June 11, 2009 06:43 0

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. Read More

Mid-east kingdom to ban alcohol

Mid-east kingdom to ban alcohol

editor editor- May 8, 2009 08:56 0

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 ... Read More

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