Launched in 1950 as Gulf Aviation Company, Gulf Air has completed successful decades of its excellent services. At first, the airline was founded as a small scale traveler service to provide services to the oil fields of the Gulf and regional passengers of the location. By the time, it became one of the popular international airlines covering 38 destinations worldwide. At present, the airline is 100% owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain through the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company. It is the key flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, which is headquartered in Muharraq nearby Bahrain International Airport. The airline has a fleet size of 28 aircrafts, including Airbus and Boeing. Offering reasonable airfare, world class services, and an array of in-flight amenities, Gulf Air has worked with its constant commitment to serve the customers by engrossing latest aviation technology and traditional Arabian hospitality.
Gulf Air Top Flight RoutssFrom its hub at Bahrain International Airport, Gulf Air flies to 38 destinations in 23 countries across Africa, Asia and Europe. Top Routss covered by the airline are Doha to Bahrain, Bahrain to London, Los Angeles to Bahrain and much more. In India, Gulf Air flies to cities like Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram. In Europe, it serves to important cities like Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin, Milan, Rome, Copenhagen, and more. Other prominent Asian cities covered by the airline are Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Jeddah, Muscat, Tehran, Karachi and much more. With its code share agreement with various different airlines, the airline serves to more destinations in Europe and America.
The baggage allowance of Gulf Air flights depends of the cabin class in which they are traveling. Checked baggage allowance for Falcon Gold passengers is 40 kg and for Economy Class passengers is 30 kg. Children of more than 2 years, checked baggage allowance is same as adults and for infants under age 2 years, 10 kg of special baggage is allowed. Two cabin/hand baggage of total 9 kg weight are also allowed for Gold passengers and one hand bag of maximum weight 6 kg is also allowed for Economy class passengers as cabin baggage.