Gulf Air to launch direct flights to Dhaka from May 30
26 Apr 2016 - 2:58
Doha: Gulf Air yesterday announced its planned return to Dhaka, Bangladesh from May 30. The airline will soon launch direct flights between Bahrain and the Bangladeshi capital operating five weekly flights to and from Dhaka with a proposed schedule that will provide travellers with seamless connectivity via the airline’s efficient Bahrain International Airport hub, to key GCC and European destinations.
Commenting on news of the re-launch Ahmed Janahi, Gulf Air A/Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are pleased to re-connect Dhaka with Bahrain – boosting the significant commercial opportunity that exists for businessmen from both Bahrain and the Bangladeshi capital while facilitating the movement of Bangladeshi nationals. This is a promising development in 2016 as we respond to strong passenger demand coupled with promising economic signs in Bangladesh. We feel it is just the right time for us to return and anticipate this new route will be a success for our passenger operations.”