Gulf Air resumes flights to Iran and Iraq

Gulf Air will resume its services to Iran and Iraq from September 20th, 2012 following the Bahrain Government’s approval.

Flights to Baghdad, Erbil, Najaf and Basra in Iraq and Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz and Isfahan in Iran will begin progressively between September 20th and October 28th, 2012 subject to final approvals by the civil aviation authorities of the respective countries.

Announcing the news, Gulf Air chief executive officer, Samer Majali said, “We are glad to be resuming our operations to Iran and Iraq. This is a welcoming move for thousands of Iranians and Iraqis living and working in Bahrain and the GCC countries as well as the business community for whom the direct flights will be a great advantage.”

The above flights will be operated by a combination of Embraer and Airbus fleet.

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