Gulf Air is the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Touted as the airline with the biggest network in West Asia, Gulf Air is also a people-centric organisation.



  • Gulf Air is the carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Airline’s network stretches from Europe to Asia and covers 40 cities in across 26 countries
  • Gulf Air sponsors major events including the Bahrain Grand Prix

Founded in 1950, Gulf Air is owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain and has a truly pan- Gulf presence.
Focussing on building up an effective pool of human resources tuned to the airline business, Gulf Air strives towards creating one of the best working environments amongst the major companies in the Middle East and is an employer of choice.

Gulf Air’s strategy is to train and equip its staff with management, leadership and other essential skills so that it can lead to contributing effectively to the success of the company while enjoying a long-term developing career.

The regional, geographic and cultural values that the airline has embraced over more than half a century are still central to defining its brand and service ethos. Today, the airline’s network stretches from Europe to Asia and covers 40 cities in about 26 countries.
Gulf Air’s fleet comprises 28 aircraft and has the distinct advantage of possessing the strongest network across the Middle East— Airbus A320-200, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321-200, Boeing 787-8 and Bombardier CS100.

Gulf Air’s on-board service is known for high quality products and services, including the innovative, unique and award winning Sky Chefs and Sky Nannies concepts.
Helping families to travel along with children, Gulf Air offers a free service popularly known as the ‘Sky Nanny’.Sky Nanny is available each day to provide a wide range of on-the-ground services to complement its on-board services. Sky Nannies offer help with boarding and disembarkation, giving parents that muchneeded break during a long flight and generally keep a watchful eye on children. On March 1, 2010, Gulf Air launched its new ‘Falcon Gold’ cabin, a single premium cabin aimed at offering higher standards of comfort at standard premium prices.

Gulf Air also sponsors events including the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Middle East carrier was also the shirt sponsor of Chelsea F.C. in 1983 and 1984. Between 2008 and 2011, Gulf Air has sponsored Queens Park Rangers F.C.