Gulf Air launches Rome service
TDT | Manama
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Gulf Air announced the launch of its services to Rome, as the airline’s services to the Italian Capital began on June 1. There will be two direct weekly flights between Bahrain International Airport (BIA) and Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci International Airport.
Gulf Air held a celebratory lunch in Rome for Manlio Di Stefano Undersecretary of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador of Bahrain to Italy, Dr Nasser Al Balooshi, Paola Amadei, Ambassador of Italy to Bahrain, Shaikh Azzam Mubarak Sabah Al-Sabah, Ambassador of Kuwait to Italy, Dr Ahmed bin Salim bin Mohamed Baomar, Ambassador of Oman to Italy, Paolo Campinoti, CEO of PRAMAC, Federico Scriboni, Head of Business Development Aviation at Aeroporti di Roma and other guests.
“Now, we are seamlessly connecting Northern and South Central parts of Italy to the Middle East,” Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed AlAlawi said. “Expanding into Europe is part of our strategy, and launching Rome will offer our customers the best network of destinations through the fastest hub in the region,” Captain AlAlawi added.
The direct Gulf Air Rome flights provide the best two-way connectivity to destinations in the GCC, Indian sub-continent, and the Far East via its efficient Bahrain hub.