On August 18, Ethiopian Airlines’ service from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to Bahrain International Airport was resumed following the hiatus of the itinerary since 2011.
Oman Air has entered a new codeshare agreement with Gulf Air, which sees the airlines’ combined frequencies between Bahrain and Muscat rise to six daily flights.
Gulf Air and Aegean Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership, widening their respective networks across the Middle East and Europe.
In line with its strategy to balance its portfolio to include half of its operations outside of Thailand by 2022, Dusit International has recently signed a management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group to launch a contemporary leisure and business hotel in Manama.
Aiming to expand its offering in the GCC region, Etihad Holidays, Etihad Airway’s holiday division and a part of Hala Group, has recently launched operations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, offering a wide range of package holiday options.
Majid Al Futtaim has acquired Retail Arabia, the franchise owner of 26 Geant stores across the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait, along with four Gulfmart supermarkets in Bahrain.
Gulf Air recently signed a partnership agreement with Voyager, an inbound travel agency based in Georgia, making it the carrier's general sales agent in the country.
From January 19, Gulf Air will implement a modified daily flight schedule to and from Beirut in response to passenger demand from across the GCC region.
Gulf Air is set to inaugurate a new route to Georgia with direct flights to and from the capital city of Tbilisi which will come into effect in June, offering three weekly flights via Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport.