To be the pioneering wings of change… connecting Bahrain and the Gulf to the world.
We provide safe and reliable air transportation with superior access to the region delivered with contemporary Arabian hospitality.
We are an employer of choice driving an innovative, commercially sustainable business built on the highest levels of integrity, corporate social responsibility, and transparency for the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East. Today, Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 41 cities in 24 countries spanning three continents. The airline operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East, with double daily flights or more to 10 regional cities, in addition to select destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Europe, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport. Gulf Air serves all its destinations with a combination wide and narrow body fleet totalling 28 modern aircraft. Renowned for its traditional Arabian hospitality, evidenced by the airline’s signature family and business friendly products, Gulf Air is committed to being an industry leader and developing products and services that reflect the evolving needs and aspirations of its passengers.
Gulf Air connects Bahrain to the world and, as such, is a key national infrastructure asset, serving as a powerful driver for the economy and supporting the Kingdom’s on-going economic growth.
Gulf Air has been the Title Sponsor of the FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX ever since it made history as the first Formula 1 Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East in 2004. In addition, the airline has been Official Carrier of the biennial Bahrain International Airshow since it was first held in 2010.
Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam
Chief Operating Officer – Captain Nasser Al Salmi
Chief Financial Officer – Mrs. Sahar Ataei
Chief Commercial Officer – Mr. Ahmed Abdulla Janahi
Chief Technical Officer – Mr. Jamal Abdulrahman Hashim
Director Corporate Affairs – Mr. Mohammed Hulaiwah
Director Internal Audit – Mr. Salman Sayyar
+ 2800 employees