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Gulf Air introduces promotional package to Moscow to mark its upcoming launch

Kingdom of Bahrain 21 October 2014: Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has launched a promotional package to mark the start of its direct flights between Bahrain and Moscow that will commence on 28th October. The promotion offers exclusive inaugural fares alongside double Falconflyer miles for passengers travelling from across the airline’s network to the Russian capital.

Promotional fares, starting from as low as USD395* from Middle East destinations to Moscow, can be purchased between now and 31 October 2014 and are available for travel until 30 November 2014. Additionally, the airline’s special “Double Miles” promotion gives its FalconFlyer Programme members the opportunity to earn double miles when flying between 28 October and 28 December 2014 on the airline’s new route.

Gulf Air will launch direct services to Moscow, the capital of Russia, from 28th October 2014, further demonstrating the airline’s strategy of strengthening its network with key global destinations that provide strategic business and tourism links opening up new doors of opportunity for trade, tourism and investment for both countries. The airline will operate four flights per week to Domodedovo International Airport – the city’s largest airport in terms of passenger and cargo traffic.

Gulf Air Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ahmed Abdulla Janahi, commented: “We begin our 7-day countdown to the launch of flights between Bahrain and Moscow and, in tandem, Gulf air is offering a two-month FalconFlyer Programme promotion that will give our FalconFlyer members the opportunity to travel while earning even more miles. Supplementing this, our inaugural fares make flights to the Russian capital even more accessible to travellers.”

Gulf Air’s FalconFlyer Programme, with its innovative incentives and benefits for the airline’s frequent flyers, offers members attractive privileges and value-added benefits such as bonus miles up to 250%, family membership and special privileges both on the ground and in the air. Other advantages of the program include the best redemption rates and the best miles earning system for premium class in the GCC and Middle East region, special online booking bonuses, a generous baggage allowance, three years miles validity, unlimited lounge access, priority baggage handling and guaranteed seats among many other benefits intended to make the traveling experience more enjoyable and rewarding.

Enrolling in the Gulf Air FalconFlyer Programme can be done by visiting www.gulfair.com and further information can be found on the airline’s website, by visiting the nearest Gulf Air Office or by calling the Gulf Air 24 Hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737.

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Azza Mubarak Matar
Manager Communications
Gulf Air Tel: +973 17338765 / +973 39652012