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Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Cyprus

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air will resume its direct operations to Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus on June 15 with two weekly flights.

Gulf Air has been operating direct flights between Bahrain and Cyprus since 1982 and Larnaca is one of its main destinations in the Mediterranean Sea region.

The airline currently flies to and from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Medina, Muscat, Cairo, Amman, Casablanca, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Athens, Istanbul, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Dhaka, Colombo, the Maldives and several destinations in India and Pakistan.

Gulf Air is also adding Mykonos and Santorini as boutique summer destinations starting from the first week of June until the end of September with more destinations planned for the summer holiday.

Recently, Gulf Air announced offering complimentary COVID-19 travel insurance coverage to all ticket holders including health and quarantine expenses in the unexpected circumstances of being diagnosed with or contracting COVID-19 during passengers’ journeys.

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All tickets booked, including redemption tickets, on Gulf Air flights for travel from May 10 until November 10 2021 are automatically covered with COVID-19 insurance at no extra cost.

According to the newly announced insurance policy, all passengers in the unfortunate event of being diagnosed with COVID-19 while traveling abroad will be covered for repatriation assistance, medical and hospitals cost abroad as well as quarantine accommodation costs.

Coverage is applicable on Gulf Air operated flights with Gulf Air ticket numbers that are purchased through the airline’s website, the call center, Gulf Air’s sales offices or travel agents.

Being one of the few airlines that never stopped flying in 2020, Gulf Air continuously works closely with the government authorities across its network to resume operations as demand for travel grows.

Gulf Air boasts a flexible and agile network by immediately adapting to government guidelines and civil aviation directives and the airline has been responsive to continuous changes and updates.

Updates, including travel advice, network and new health and safety procedures, are constantly added on gulfair.com/covid19.

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All tickets booked, including redemption tickets, on Gulf Air flights for travel from May 10 until November 10 2021 are automatically covered with COVID-19 insurance at no extra cost.

According to the newly announced insurance policy, all passengers in the unfortunate event of being diagnosed with COVID-19 while traveling abroad will be covered for repatriation assistance, medical and hospitals cost abroad as well as quarantine accommodation costs.

Coverage is applicable on Gulf Air operated flights with Gulf Air ticket numbers that are purchased through the airline’s website, the call center, Gulf Air’s sales offices or travel agents.

Being one of the few airlines that never stopped flying in 2020, Gulf Air continuously works closely with the government authorities across its network to resume operations as demand for travel grows.

Gulf Air boasts a flexible and agile network by immediately adapting to government guidelines and civil aviation directives and the airline has been responsive to continuous changes and updates.

Updates, including travel advice, network and new health and safety procedures, are constantly added on gulfair.com/covid19.