Gulf Air’s European Network
Gulf Air’s 40 strong destination map spans 23 countries across 3 continents. Within this, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier boasts a European network of strategic destinations that represent a a wealth of choice for any kind of traveller.
With direct links to the major Western European hubs of Frankfurt, London and Paris, Gulf Air also connects travellers to the Eastern Mediterranean cities of Athens, Istanbul and Larnaca while, since October 2014, providing access to the Russian capital city of Moscow.
A daily Gulf Air service links two financial centers: Frankfurt and Manama. In its 30th year of operation, Frankfurt remains a key destination for the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier. Germany’s financial capital is undoubtedly a city of contrasts with some of Germany’s tallest skyscrapers alongside the GrunGurtel, a belt of green land around the city that offers 80 square kilometres of natural scenery for people to relax in – in the heart of the thriving metropolis!
Gulf Air’s second oldest European route: London – launched in 1970 – is served with twice daily flights and 46 years on it remains a consistently popular destination for both business and leisure travellers while providing a key access point from which European passenger traffic is funneled back into the Kingdom of Bahrain. Beyond the inumerable sights and sounds of this exciting city, Gulf Air premium passengers flying out of Heathrow have the distinct advantage of experiencing the pre-flight comforts and luxury of a dedicated Gulf Air Falcon Gold Lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4.
The airline’s oldest European destination is Paris, a city that holds a yearround allure with a variety of charms that make it a popular destination for travellers from across the globe! France is the world’s most visited nation. If you’re still pondering whether or not to pack your valise, here are five reasons to visit Paris:
History: The Palace of Versailles, Notre Dame Cathedral…
Culture: The Louvre Museum of course!
Fashion: Galeries Lafayette and Printemps are the two of the grandest shops in Paris – if not the world! Featuring global high end brands, even window shopping here is a delight.
Cuisine: The city boasts at least 70 Michelin-starred restaurants, an intrinsic café culture and some of the best street eats in Europe.
Themeparks: Family fun at Disneyland Paris and Parc Asterix!
For those travellers looking for warmer climes, the Eastern Mediterranean cities of Athens, Istanbul and Larnaca are served with 4, 7 and 5 weekly Gulf Air flights respectively. They offer unique and fascinating cultural legacies, historic sights, distinctive cuisines and captivating beaches that reinforce their renown for evoking images of azure waters, warm weather and affordable, relaxing sojourns.
Moscow is one of Gulf Air’s newest destinations and this tantalising city offers the inquisitive traveller much to see and do, a treasure trove of cultural artifacts and architectural masterpieces to explore and a diverse and eclectic cuisine to partake in. Gulf Air’s 4 weekly flights to the Russian capital provide easy access to one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world. Although seeped in history, Moscow is the epitome of a modern city boasting high-end shopping and an effortless meld of historic and contemporary sights and attractions.
There’s always a good reason to visit Europe and Gulf Air’s convenient schedule, competitive fares and superior product offering makes your journey that much more convenient and pleasant! Visit gulfair.com to book your ticket now.
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