Gulf Air’s Newest Routes See Strong Bookings in Advance of December Launch Multan and Faisalabad popular amongst travelers
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 10 December 2015: In its countdown to this month’s Multan and Faisalabad launch, Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, is witnessing strong advance bookings for both routes’ first three months of operation with a 5,000-strong advance ticket take-up ahead of this month’s launch of the service. Gulf Air will operate four weekly direct flights to Multan starting on 14 December and three weekly direct flights to Faisalabad starting from 22 December.
Commenting on the strong advance bookings, Gulf Air A/Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Ahmed Janahi said: “We are delighted with the interest that these two new routes have garnered in advance of their launch later this month and we are pleased to serve the Pakistan market with the addition of Multan and Faisalabad. I look forward to the launch of these two newest routes in the coming days.”
Taking the airline’s total Pakistan destinations up to 07, Multan and Faisalabad will supplement Gulf Air’s current service to five cities in Pakistan: Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Peshawar and Sialkot. Gulf Air flights to Multan and Faisalabad will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft.