Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has announced the upcoming increase of its Gassim service, which was launched in January 2015. Service to Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport will, effective 24th April, now be served with daily flights. This is the airline’s third Saudi Arabian destination to witness a frequency boost over the past three months; Gulf Air increased its Riyadh service, in March 2016, to 32 weekly flights while its Jeddah service was increased to a total of 4 daily flights in February 2016.

“Following on from recent increases to other Saudi Arabian destiantions, Gulf Air’s most recent schedule enhancement to Gassim not only helps us further satisfy passenger need but also creates improved connections for those passengers connecting to and from Gulf Air’s network of onwards destinations across the globe” said Gulf Air A/Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Ahmed Janahi. “By focusing on this critical market we are working to provide superior travel solutions that cater to the travel needs of our Saudi passengers and their growing travel needs,” he concluded.

Gulf Air’s enhanced Gassim service will see an additional 2 flights per week and will operate as per the schedule below:


Gulf Air 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. The airline currently boasts a network that serves 39 cities in 22 countries spanning three continents. Gulf Air flights can be booked online at, by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or through any Gulf Air sales offices and approved travel agencies.