Showing posts with label Gulf Air. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gulf Air. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

► KENYA: Gulf Air pulls out of Nairobi from November.

Gulf Air
Bahrain-based Gulf Air (GF), will, from 13 November 2012, suspend its 3x weekly operations to Nairobi, Kenya due to "commercial reasons". This will now leave Khartoum, Sudan and Addis Ababa as the carrier's only destinations in East Africa following the axing of its Entebbe, Uganda route after just 4 months in service.

■ MOROCCO: Government looks to offload 44% stake in Royal Air Maroc to Gulf carrier.

Royal Air Maroc RAMFollowing on from our tweet last night, it does indeed appear that Morocco is looking to sell up to 44% of its shareholding in national carrier Royal Air Maroc (AT) to an as yet unknown Gulf airline.

Monday, August 13, 2012

► BAHRAIN: Gulf Air brings forward Khartoum & Cairo capacity increases to September.

Gulf Air
Bahraini carrier Gulf Air (GF) has announced that, encouraged by strong passenger growth witnessed across its network during the summer 2012 season, it will bring forward its planned Winter schedule to 10 September 2012 which would otherwise have started in late October.

Khartoum Airport, Sudan
Khartoum International Airport, Sudan (Eduard Onyshchenko)
Gulf Air: Bahrain - Cairo, Egypt
- Equipment to vary between Airbus A330 and Airbus A321.

 Bahrain - Khartoum, Sudan
- Frequency has been increased from six to 11x per week with one new flight departing Bahrain early morning while four flights leave at 11h15 hours. 

As the timetables become available, so we will update the post accordingly.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

► KENYA: Gulf Air reduces Nairobi service from October.

Gulf Air
Bahrain-based carrier Gulf Air (GF) will reduce its Bahrain - Nairobi, Kenya service from 6x weekly, to 5x weekly effective Winter 2012 (i.e 28 October 2012).

Gulf Air started services to Nairobi last year in July. 

Of late, the carrier has had viability problems on some of its Africa routes, most notably Entebbe, Uganda, which was axed after just 4 months in service.

Gulf Air Airbus
A Gulf Air Airbus A319 (DJ)
Gulf Air: Bahrain – Nairobi, Kenya
 - Effective 28 October 2012, service reduces from 6x to 5x weekly
  • GF715 BAH1005 – 1515NBO 319 23
  • GF717 BAH2120 – 0230+1NBO 319 456
  • GF718 NBO0315 – 0805BAH 319 567
  • GF716 NBO1600 – 2050BAH 319 23
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