Manama : Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, yesterday launched its new, state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the airline's Jeddah route. Gulf Air's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will service a number of regional routes over the coming weeks including Jeddah and Dubai before it takes on the Bahrain - London, Heathrow route on June 15.
Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Kresimir Kucko commented, "Gulf Air's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service to and from Jeddah over the coming weeks will give our Saudi based travellers the chance to experience our new and enhanced offering, which is in addition to Gulf Air's attractive flight schedule, flexible and convenient travel proposition. The coming weeks will see us expanding further in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with new routes to the cities of Abha and Tabuk, from 15th June 2018 which will complement our current service to Dammam, Riyadh, Madina Al Munawarah, Jeddah and Gassim."
Gulf Air's incoming fleet of 39 new Boeing and Airbus aircraft will see by the arrival of five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and two Airbus A320neo aircraft this year. Two Dreamliner services will operate this year: the Bahrain - London, Heathrow service and the Bahrain - Casablanca, Morocco service.