The publish Gulf Air celebrates 40 years of operations to Athens appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.
Gulf Air, the nationwide provider of the Kingdom of Bahrain just lately celebrated 40 years of direct operations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the (*40*) Republic, as Athens International Airport organised two occasions in Athens in collaboration with the airline to commemorate the anniversary. The celebration included a press occasion the place members of the media had been invited to work together with Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed AlAlawi and members of the airline’s Executive Management and airport officers on the newest information of the 2 organisations.
The celebration additionally included a commerce occasion the place Athens International Airport Chief Executive Officer Dr. Yiannis Paraschis, President Hatta & FED HATTA ((*40*) affiliation of journey & vacationer businesses); Lysandros Tsilidis, Police Major General Chief Commander of Athens International Airport; Konstantinos Markopoulos, house owners and managers of tour operators, journey brokers, and delivery brokers acquired an replace on the newest information of Gulf Air and its operations from Captain AlAlawi.
On this event, Captain AlAlawi commented: “The Kingdom of Bahrain and Greece enjoy a strong trade and commerce relationship, and Gulf Air values the Athens route as it links both countries with a flow of tourists to both destinations. The airline’s flights to its Greek seasonal destinations Mykonos and Santorini have just ended, making this summer the second time we bring back these two favorite destinations due to their popularity amongst our passengers. Moreover, Gulf Air recently launched a stopover programme in which passengers can choose to stay in Bahrain for a number of nights and explore what it has to offer. The programme best suits Greek travellers when connecting from Athens via Bahrain to the Middle East, GCC, Indian Subcontinent and the Far East. We look forward to another 40 years of successful operations to Athens, and we trust that our Greek travellers will enjoy the products and services of our customer-centric airline”.
For his half, Dr. Paraschis said: “Servicing Greece for 40 years and, since 2001, flying from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, Gulf Air has been one of our most dear airline companions, with a outstanding contribution to the connectivity of our airport and town of Athens! In these 21 years of operations to/from our airport, the airline has been providing its purchasers a top-notch airline product, having carried in complete greater than 800,000 passengers on greater than 10,000 flights, demonstrating in 2022 a double digit improve in passengers and flights vs 2019. We would love to lengthen our warmest needs to our airline-partner for additional improvement within the Athens market and reconfirm our dedication to the continuation of our shut and profitable cooperation for the following 40 years – and lots of extra!”
The publish Gulf Air celebrates 40 years of operations to Athens appeared first on Travel Daily.