Gulf Air

Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
Passengers per year

Gulf Air is the national airline of the island country Bahrain. The airline flies to destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Europe.


Gulf Air is fully owned by the Government of Bahrain.

Parent company
Government of Bahrain
Frequent Flyer Program
Falcon Flyer


Gulf Air was founded in 1950 as Gulf Aviation Company, a private shareholder company. The airline started operating under the name Gulf Air. In 2007, the Government of Bahrain decided to acquire the airline.


Passengers can bring 1 piece of cabin luggage and 1 personal item onboard. In addition, passengers can bring 1 piece of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg in Economy Deal & Basic class and 2 pieces of 23 kg in other Economy classes. Passengers traveling in Falcon Gold Class can bring 2 pieces of 32 kg. Please consult website Gulf Air for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Gulf Air does not offer in-flight Wi-Fi on its airplanes.


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