Gulf Air The Falcon Soars Again

A true pioneer of commercial aviation in the Middle East, Gulf Air can sometimes be overlooked amid rapid growth from regional competitors. Gordon Smith travels to Bahrain to learn more about a bold new approach that is putting the carrier back on the international radar.

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The Boeing 787-9 is Gulf Air’s new flagship aircraft and currently serves key longer-haul routes including Bahrain to London/ Heathrow. GULF AIR

Nestled in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, for centuries the Kingdom of Bahrain has leveraged its enviable geographic position to provide a convenient stopping-off point for weary visitors.

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