PANAJI: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, celebrated the launch of its newest destination on its network Goa. The airline held a celebration on this occasion at Bahrain International Airport, which was attended by Piyush Srivastava, the Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Air chief executive officer Captain Waleed Al Alawi, Bahrain Airport Company chief executive officer Mohammed Al Binfalah, and members the airline’s executive management.
Captain Al Alawi welcomed guests of the event, and expressed his appreciation for their attendance to celebrate the launch of the airline’s latest destination; stating “Goa is our latest beach destination, and we are already witnessing strong returns of this favourite route. Our 9th Indian destination represents a qualitative addition to tourism, business and trade exchange between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of India, and we trust that it will become one of our most popular destinations in no time.
“For their part, guests of the event expressed their sincere congratulations on the launch of Goa, as the Indian destination will contribute to the expansion of Gulf Air’s network around the world.
The celebration included taking souvenir photos and cutting a celebratory cake; while guests enjoyed a specially designed Goan menu at Gulf Air’s Falcon Gold Lounge at Bahrain International Airport, containing dishes of Goa’s well-known delicacies. In 2019 and in line with its strategy to become the customer’s airline of choice, Gulf Air announced its boutique business model concept which would reinforce its focus on product and customer experience and continues to showcase the implementation of its strategy successfully. Gulf Air differentiates itself as a boutique airline giving it a competitive advantage with its fleet modernization strategy, new Falcon Gold class offering, upgraded economy class experience, new destinations and its presence in the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport.