NAO Report: Gulf Air Didn’t Claim $18 million worth of Receivables from Overseas Travel Agents
The National Audit Office report revealed the existence of numerous irregularities in the Gulf Air Company, the national carrier of the Kingdom and associated with the revenues, as the detailed notes on passenger revenues and dealing with sales agents showed that the company did not claim the receivables of total $18 million from travel agents outside Bahrain during the period from 1 August 2014 until 1 August 2017.
NAO Report: Gulf Air Signed Contrary Deal worth 31 Million BD
National Audit Office report for the years 2017-2018 said that there are mistakes in the Gulf Air's assessment of the bids of suppliers participating in the tender over economy class seats of the new fleet that reached an amount of 15.9 million dinars, as the tender was awarded to the second bidder.
Ministry of Works: Retirement won’t be Imposed on Dismissed from Gulf Air
Bahraini Undersecretary of Ministry of Labor Sabah Al-Dosari said that Gulf Air Company is working on proposing optional retirement to its employees, stressing that it will not oblige them to retire.
Gulf Air Admits Firing about 100 Employees in Main Branch
Gulf Air announced on Wednesday (October 31, 2018) that it has laid off about 100 employees in the main branch only, confirming that its restructuring as it will eliminate certain job positions.
Gulf Air Dismisses Unspecified Number of Employees due to Financial Difficulties
Gulf Air has informed a number of its employees of the decision to dismiss them, citing what it called "financial difficulties experienced by the company."
Bahrain's Gulf Air Launches New Baggage Policy
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, launched a new baggage policy which replaces the current weight concept with a harmonized piece concept.
Gulf Air Raising Funds for Foundation Headed by Bahraini King's Son
Bahrain's Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism announced launch of Gulf Air donation program, which allows travelers to donate to the Royal Charity Foundation.
200 Bahrainis in Iraq, Resumption of Gulf Air Flights not Determined Yet: Bahraini Ambassador to Iraq
Bahraini ambassador to Baghdad Salah Al-Maliki said that all Bahrainis visiting Najaf are well and in normal conditions, stressing that the Bahraini consulate in Iraq visited all the hotels in old city of Najaf, met the campaign (tour group) owners and citizens and considered their needs and departure time.
Gulf Air Begins Daily Flights to London
Gulf Air launched its daily flights from Bahrain International Airport to London Heathrow International Airport with its all-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Gulf Air Official: No Plans to Dismiss Employees or Shut down Unuseful Stations
Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer Waleed Al-Alawi said that “the company doesn’t plan to dismiss employees within its new strategy,” indicating that “Gulf Air is not passing through conditions to construct its operations, however, it is broadening through new destinations”.
Reuters: Bahrain's Gulf Air Looks to Middle East Routes in Path to Profitability
Bahrain’s Gulf Air is counting on Middle East routes to help drive passenger growth and turn around the loss-making airline, its deputy chief executive said on Sunday.
Gulf Air Receives First Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Gulf Air Company revealed on Thursday (April 5, 2018) its expansion plan for 2018 through flights to 50 destinations.
Gulf Air Confirms Arrest of One of Its Passenger by UK Police
Gulf Air confirmed the news about arresting one of its passengers by Metropolitan Police in London Heathrow Airport.
Armed UK Police Storm Gulf Air Flight from Bahrain, Arrest Man over ‘Kidnap Plot’
Armed British police stormed a flight from Bahrain as soon as it touched down at Heathrow Airport to arrest a man over an alleged kidnapping plot.
Gulf Air Says Took Legal Measures against Violations of Former Employee
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, said that it learned last September about contractual violations linked to a former employee in 2014 and 2015.
Gulf Air Says 39 New Aircraft to Operate in April
Bahrain’s Commerce Minister and Gulf Air Board of Directors’ Chairman, Zayed Al-Zayani, said 39 new airplanes would start operating in April.
Gulf Air Appoints Suhail Abdulhameed as Chief Operating Officer
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has announced the appointment of Captain Suhail Abdulhameed Abdulaziz Ismail as the airline’s new chief operating officer, starting this February.
Gulf Air Employees not to be Dismissed
Chairman of Gulf Air Ahmed Al-Kuwaiti confirmed that the last meeting held with number of trade unions linked to the company and chairman of Gulf Air Board Zayed Al-Zayani mainly tackled the rumors about dismissing a number of workers, indicating that Al-Zayani assured the trade unions and confirmed that the rumours are unfounded.
Over 1000 Passengers Stuck in Bahrain after Flight Problems on Gulf Air
Thai Rath newspaper reported on (January 3, 2018) that 20 Thais were among more than 1,000 people stranded in Bahrain after problems on tours to the country of Georgia.
Gulf Air Appoints Croatian Kucko as CEO
Gulf Air announced the appointment of the Croatian Kresimir Kucko as the chief executive officer of the airline starting November 12, 2017.