Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently held a meeting that saw H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of Gulf Air's Board of Directors and the airline's three trade unions discuss pertinent issues in the presence of H.E Kamal Bin Ahmed, Minister of Transport and Chairman of Gulf Air's Board Executive Committee and Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Maher Salman AlMusallam.
The meeting, which took place at Gulf Air's headquarters in Muharraq, saw representatives and members of the national carrier's three unions discussing issues pertaining to staff in an active two-way dialogue with H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
Gulf Air's three existing unions consist of the Gulf Air Trade Union, Flight Attendants General Trade Union National Labour Union of Gulf Air and Flight Attendants General Trade Union represented by Yousif Ahmed Hassan, Zuhair Ali Aloraibi and Ahmed Al Kuwaiti respectively.
Gulf Air's 2013 restructuring strategy, led by the airline's Board of Directors, saw the active involvement of all stakeholders including the airline's unions. The national carrier's ongoing positive financial and operational results, to date, have positioned it firmly on-track towards achieving long-term commercial sustainability, strengthening its position as a key national infrastructure asset that provides business links which are important for the Kingdom of Bahrain's economic development.