Gulf Air, flagship carrier of Bahrain, has decided to restart its services to Tehran, the capital of Iran. Four weekly flights of this airline will be operational from 3rd March, 2014, thus offering more options for cheapest international flights tickets to people travelling in these regions. This airline is one of the biggest service providers in the Middle East and has great locational advantage for providing services to Tehran and other major destinations in this province and Europe. The services of this carrier to Iran and Iraq were stopped after protests against the government in the year 2011.
About the Airline
Gulf Air has its headquarters in Muharraq, which is in proximity to Bahrain International Airport. People can make Gulf Air airlines booking to over 40 destinations in approximately 30 nations across the continents of Asia, Europe and Africa. It operates mainly from Bahrain International Airport and some of its popular destinations are Dubai, London, Mumbai, Delhi, Karachi, Frankfurt and Paris. It was founded in 1950 and has been one of the key service providers in the Middle East since then. It shares codeshare partnership with a number of popular airlines around the world, as a result of which, it is able to connect several destinations around the world.
The carrier will operate its flights on Mondays and Thursdays in the afternoon and reach Tehran by early evening. Simultaneously, the return flight will leave in the evening and reach back by 7:15 pm. However, flights will embark on their journeys at 7:45 pm from Bahrain on Tuesdays and Fridays and reach the capital of Iran at 10:10 pm. The return journey will commence within 45 minutes and reach back soon after midnight. People travelling on this carrier on the new route will be able to book tickets for flights on popular travel portals. Apart from this, people will be able to make a flight and hotel booking as well on these websites.