Articles Tagged ‘Gulf Air’

Bahrain Air closes after 5 years; served 27 destinations in 15 countries; attacks govt. for protecting Gulf Air

Bahrain Air closes after 5 years; served 27 destinations in 15 countries; attacks govt. for protecting Gulf Air

Five years after its launch, Bahrain Air sees itself forced to close down shop. The airline, which flew to over 20 destinations in its brief history, heavily competing against Gulf Air, now blames the government for partiality.

The non-MEB3s – how Gulf Air, Oman Air and Royal Jordanian are developing their networks

The non-MEB3s – how Gulf Air, Oman Air and Royal Jordanian are developing their networks

With growth at Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways showing no signs of slowing, how have the national carriers of Bahrain, Oman and Jordan responded in recent years? What has been the focus of their network growth? Which routes will they be dropping in 2012? And just how much bigger are the MEB3 carriers in terms […]

anna.aero brings top airline network planners to ACI Airport Exchange/Abu Dhabi

anna.aero brings top airline network planners to ACI Airport Exchange/Abu Dhabi

Presentations from Last week’s Network Planning Conference, jointly staged by anna.aero with ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia Pacific at Airport Exchange in Abu Dhabi, are now available and can be downloaded directly from here.


Gulf Air launches routes to Rome and Entebbe from Bahrain

Gulf Air launches routes to Rome and Entebbe from Bahrain

Gulf Air now flies from its Bahrain hub to Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy and Entebbe in Uganda.

Gulf Air expanding Bahrain network to Entebbe, Juba and Rome; flydubai and United newest airlines at airport

Gulf Air expanding Bahrain network to Entebbe, Juba and Rome; flydubai and United newest airlines at airport

What impact have the domestic problems in Bahrain had on the demand for air travel at the country’s airport in 2011? How seasonal is demand through the airport? How are the two national carriers continuing to develop their networks? And which other notable carriers serve the airport?

Emirates set to help Copenhagen Airport break 22 million mark

Emirates set to help Copenhagen Airport break 22 million mark

Scandinavia’s busiest airport looks set to have a record-breaking year. Emirates recently became the newest airline to serve the Danish capital, further adding to the airport’s recent spate of new Middle Eastern routes. But which are the leading country markets? And which new routes will be starting later this year?


Kenyan capacity up 10% this summer; Gulf Air resumes Bahrain flights, Kenya Airways reaches Ouagadougou

Kenyan capacity up 10% this summer; Gulf Air resumes Bahrain flights, Kenya Airways reaches Ouagadougou

A country the size of France, with a population of over 40 million people, but how many airports offer scheduled services? How competitive is the domestic market? Which are the leading country markets and what share of the international market does Kenya Airways have?

Gulf Air launches new route from Bahrain to Nairobi

Gulf Air launches new route from Bahrain to Nairobi

Gulf Air launched flights to Kenya’s capital Nairobi from Bahrain – the airline’s eighth new route this year.

Gulf Air launches new route between Bahrain and Copenhagen

Gulf Air launches new route between Bahrain and Copenhagen

Gulf Air adds Scandinavian route by launching flights to Copenhagen from its Bahrain hub.


New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

Gulf Air continued European expansion with new route to Geneva in Switzerland

Gulf Air continued European expansion with new route to Geneva in Switzerland

From its Bahrain hub, Gulf Air now again flies to Geneva in Switzerland with aircraft operated by PrivatAir. The route is flown three times a week.

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]