Gulf Air Offers Fares Discounts Prior to the Resumption of Flights Services to Iran and Iraq
Manama, Bahrain, Gulf Air is launching a promotion with up to 30% off on its return air fares to Iran and Iraq from all destinations across its network, three-week prior to the resumption of its flight services to the two countries.
During this promotion, which starts on September 1, passengers can book their travel from any of the airline’s 48 destinations to Baghdad, Erbil and Najaf in Iraq and Tehran, Mashhad and Shiraz in Iran and take a 25% discount on economy class and 30% premium class fares.
The special fares are available on bookings made between 1 and 14 September, for travel between 20 September and 15 October 2012. All travel must be completed by 15 October 2012.
Karim Makhlouf, Gulf Air's chief commercial officer said, “With three weeks to go until we resume our operations to Iran and Iraq, we are pleased to be able to offer customers this special promotion. For a limited time, passengers wishing to travel to Iran and Iraq and enjoy Gulf Air’s award-winning on-board service can do so at a reduced cost.”
Flights to Baghdad, Erbil, Najaf and Basra in Iraq and Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz and Isfahan in Iran will begin progressively from 20 September.Flight schedule for Iraq
Flight schedule for Iran
- Najaf – from 20 September with four weekly flights increasing to daily from 01 December
- Baghdad- from 21 September with five weekly flights
- Erbil - from 23 September with four weekly flights increasing to daily from 28 October
- Basra* - from 29 October with three weekly flights increasing to four from 01 December
- Mashhad - from 22 September with four weekly flights increasing to daily from 02 December
- Shiraz- from 23 September with five weekly flights increasing to daily from 01 December
- Tehran- from 25 September with six weekly flights increasing to daily from 01 December
- Isfahan* - from 30 October with three weekly flights
The above flights will be operated by a combination of Embraer and Airbus fleet.
*excluded from promotion