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Gulf Air First Class
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Established in 1950 as Gulf Aviation by a UK Aviator Freddie Bosworth,
Gulf Aviation began with providing commercial commuter services between
Dharan, Doha and Bahrain and some contract flights for oil exploration
companies. By 1974 Gulf aviation became the national carrier of the
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar and was renamed Gulf Air.
Today Gulf Air is the national carrier airline of Bahrain and Oman. It
is recognised as one of the best airlines in the world awarded by
Skytrax with the "World's Best On-Board Catering" in First Class for 2
consecutive years and winning the 2005 award for Best Catering in
Business Class also.
Gulf Air operates scheduled services to Africa, Asia, Australia,
Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Its main bases are Bahrain
International Airport, Seeb International Airport (MCT), Muscat and Abu
Dhabi International Airport. Destinations include Cairo, Nairobi,
Johannesburg, Khartoum, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Hong Kong, Dhaka,
Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Kathmandu,
Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila,
Singapore, Bangkok, Manama, Shiraz, Tehran, Amman, Kuwait City, Beirut,
Muscat, Doha, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Damascus, Abu Dhabi, Alain,
Dubai, Ras al Khaimah, Sanaa, Larnaca, Paris, Frankfurt, Athens,
Dublin, Istanbul, London and Sydney.
Gulf Air provides a unique and complimentary service for families
travelling with children and those passengers who aren't. Working on
all wide bodied aircraft flying long haul routes, Sky Nannies help not
only during the flight but also in lounges and from the departure gate.
Providing a watchful eye on children and keeping them entertained with
games, activities and service. Sky Nannies are all qualified and
trained by Norland College ensuring a high standard of quality and care.
For those flying First Class a personal chef is on hand to provide
personal attention, discussing the delectable options with passengers,
the Sky Chef then personally prepares all meals and tasters as well as
recommending accompanying wines from the Sky Cellar. There are over 100
Sky Chefs all of whom have trained at some of the best 5 star hotels in
the world. Dishes can range from mouth watering appetisers, a variety
of European and Middle Eastern cuisines as well as a fusion of both,
and the popular Arabic mezze selection.
Gulf Air Frequent Flyer Club
Gulf Air Frequent Flyer Club is a unique and generous frequent flyer
programme that is on par with any other frequent flyer programme in the
world. For example, unlike the majority of other programmes where miles
have a relatively short lifespan, Gulf Air Frequent flyer miles are
valid for a whole 10 years. Taking a qualifying flight in Business
Class earns twice the miles you would earn in Economy Class and three
times the standard mileage with First Class. There are 3 tiers of
membership, Blue, Silver and Gold. The club provides tier bonuses for
Silver members at 25% and 50% for Gold members. Upon reaching Silver or
Gold the number of loyalty points required is lowered each subsequent
years of membership, and if a Gold member earns 10,000 points in 5
years they are awarded lifetime Gold membership. Members can earn miles
each time they travel with Gulf Air, or its subsidiary Gulf Traveller
on eligible fares.
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