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Monday, April 29, 2013

Gulf Air Celebrates its 1,000,000th German Passenger

Airline surprises travelers with complimentary flights

Frankfurt, Germany 30 April 2013: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain celebrated its millionth passenger to/from Frankfurt in Germany. The lucky millionth passenger was travelling from Frankfurt to Bahrain. Mrs Eva Maria Mühleckschmidt was presented with complimentary 2 tickets to Dubai, in celebration of this significant milestone.

During the cake-cutting ceremony at Frankfurt International Airport, Gulf Air’s Commercial Manager in Germany Mr. Uwe Wriedt said, “It is very exciting to be celebrating our millionth passenger milestone.  Gulf Air first launched its services to Frankfurt in early January 1988 and since then has come a long way. The route has grown to become one of our key European destinations and our on-board product has evolved considerably.”

“Today, following the introduction of our new A320 ER fleet, our aircraft operating to Frankfurt are just over a year old and offer our passengers state-of-the-art on-board features. With 1.90m, fully-flat beds in Falcon Gold class, generous 18-inch seats with adjustable foot and head rests in Economy class as well as a high-tech in-flight entertainment system throughout, passengers can enjoy a more comfortable and relaxing travel experience.”

Fraport AG’s Senior Vice President of Airline Sales and Customer Services, Mr. Winfried Hartmann said, “We are very pleased to share in celebrating Gulf Air’s one-millionth passenger on the Frankfurt-Bahrain route.  This achievement is based on exemplary and quality service to and from Gulf Air’s hub and network in the Middle East.  We look forward to the next million.”

Operating one of the largest networks in the Middle East and boasting the most efficient hub, Gulf Air is well positioned to connect Frankfurt with over 12 destinations in the region including Dubai, Oman and Doha. For passengers wishing to travel to destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Far East, Gulf Air offers seamless onward connections from Germany to a host of popular business and leisure destinations including Delhi and Bangkok.

Gulf Air also offers a unique Sky Nanny and Sky Chef service catering to the individual needs and requirements of passengers. The airline was recently recognized as the best ‘Family Friendly Airline’ for the second consecutive year by a US-based publication and its cabin crew achieved the ‘highest’ ranking in a recent independent passenger survey carried out by IATA.

For more information please visit www.gulfair.com