A Gulf Air Airbus A320 aircraft. Sabre Travel Network Middle East was established as a joint venture between the airline and Sabre in 2005 following a 30-year partnership Image Credit: Supplied

Manama: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced that it will resume its direct flights to and from India staring with Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) on 14 September 2020 along with Cochin and Calicut this week with plans to announce a further expansion into more destination within India soon.

The flights are operating based on a special agreement between the governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and India.

Gulf Air has been operating direct flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and  India since 1960 and its network of Indian cities has always been key within the Gulf Air’s global network. The airline currently flies to and from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Manila, Athens, Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.