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Gulf Air

3.5 of 5 bubbles
261 Reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 138, Manama Bahrain +973-1737-3737 Website
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    Seat Comfort
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Customer Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Value for Money
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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256 reviews
122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service and price from one of the best economy airlines in the middle east. The legroom and seat comfort of the seats in economy are better than those of the American airlines, which makes this airline one fo the go-to airlines to get around economically when in the Middle East time zone.

Middle East Economy Abu Dhabi - Bahrain
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Moscow, Russia
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43 reviews
14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I flew for the first time with this company and it was a very nice experience. The flight attendants were super welcoming and friendly. The choice of meals is a huge advantage. They offfered three different options 1) chicken, 2) fish, 3) vegetarian. I had a connected flight and after landing at Bahrain International Airport the staff helped the passengers...

International Economy Moscow - Kochi (Cochin)

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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My seat was broken ,staff inexperienced, service not good. Many seats did not work on all our flights and after 4 weeks my return flight the seat which was broken on my outward joinery was still broken but i was in the next seat which did work. I have put a complaint in and was told i would get a...

International Business Class London - Bangkok

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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A functional and effective airline without necessarily being pleasant; flights arrived early each time (for flights involved) and left on time, cabin crew friendly and efficient, food reasonable and price competitive. Set against this, 60% of the various inflight entertainment headsets I used didn't work, inflight entertainment was heavily censored and prescriptive (with 50% of menu items unavailable and existing...

International Economy Dubai - Cairo

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8 reviews
2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I didnt except an extraordinary service from the Cabin crew as but I excepted some decency. Clearly they seemed to lack it. They were getting up on the seats,with there shoes over my thigh partly and pouring water/ drinks/ Hot tea over my jeans every time a drink is offered and the most appalling thing is that they show no...

International Economy London - Chennai (Madras)

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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67 reviews
30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually, the experience started with our flight from Bahrain to Manila on January 25, 2017. We new we were delayed, but even when the target time passed, no one bothered to say anything. We finally took off more than one hour late. Thanks to the people in NAIA (including in immigration and customs) as they made things go fast and...

International Economy Manila - Dammam

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Chennai (Madras), India
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95 reviews
100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have travelled many times with Gulf Air and I have used all their class of services. Gulf Air is once Called the Crown of the Middle East. The service provided by them is excellent always. Cabins are maintained very well. Breakfast served by them is very delicious. On Time dep and arrival at both the places. Gulf air also...

International Economy Chennai (Madras) - Bahrain

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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16 reviews
7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to take Gulf Air flight to fly back to my home city Kolkata usually every three to four month from Riyadh. Though Gulf Air has no direct flight to my city Kolkata, I travelled with them and take onward journey to Kolkata from Delhi. Journey with Gulf Air is always been a nice experience. On time every time....

International Economy Riyadh - Kolkata (Calcutta)

Jaipur, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In December 2016 i had travelled to New Delhi and it was so unfortunate that i had chosen gulf air. My flight was in the night @22:40 PM on 9th of dec and i had reached in New Delhi on time which was 4:40 AM, However i had to wait for almost 2 hours to get my luggage and as...

International Economy Bahrain - New Delhi

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185 reviews
77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in staff were not knowledgeable about KSA visa as they had concern I was travelling to Bahrain on "one way ticket" (it was return leg of a return ticket! Multiple staff were queried if I was allowed to fly, eventually they decided I could even though I could get visa on arrival at Bahrain for Bahrain! Other than that,...

International Economy London - Bahrain

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“Pay for what you get”
 of 5 bubbles paulbP7570SA, 1 week ago | Read review
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“Please dont fly with GULF AIr if you are sensible”
 of 5 bubbles 594nishas, 1 week ago | Read review
“Not sure how ou can deal with perpetual delays except to expect them and be cool.”
 of 5 bubbles Arapino, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book early and pay less.”
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About Gulf Air
Based in Muharraq, Gulf Air (GF) is the flag carrier of the island nation of Bahrain. From its hub at Bahrain International Airport (BAH), the airline flies to more than 40 destinations in 23 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. The airline's fleet features two-cabin and three-cabin configurations. Travelers in its premium cabins (known as Falcon Gold) have access to the airline's Falcon Gold Lounges in Bahrain, Dubai and London. Premium passengers at other airports have access to certain lounges operated by other airlines. Although not a part of any major airline alliance, Gulf Air does have codesharing arrangements with about 15 other airlines.

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