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Gulf Air


3.5 of 5 stars
140 Reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 138, Manama Bahrain +973-1737-3737 Website

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3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Youssef B
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Doha, Qatar
Rating summary
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Legroom
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Seat Comfort
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Customer Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 stars
    Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Food and Beverage
    3.5 of 5 stars
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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140 reviews from our community

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English first
Doha, Qatar
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64 reviews
32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It might be that I took this airline for the first time and being familiar with Other ones that I found this experience not great. The screen got stuck on my return flight a couple of times. The food is not of the same level usually served by other operators. After all, it was a safe trip and I would...

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Middle East Economy Doha - Beirut

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews
4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We use Gulf Air minimum 6 times a year and we have never ever had anything but excellent professional friendly service - they rock the skies, business class even on the short haul from BAH - LCA is exceptional- the food is really good and thats saying something because airline food is never that good but thiers is! I cant...

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International Business Class Bahrain - Larnaka City

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Thank SaudiShannahans
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14 reviews
1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well People The Flight is Good cos its Cheap to travel so is the service. My flight was DXB-BAH-BKK I had a broken Seat and a upon my request to change the Seat the Staff ignored it upon requesting again they said they will check no action a upon my third request Crew said they dont have another seat 9...

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International Economy Dubai - Bangkok

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Thank Diamond D
Volos, Greece
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable economy seats.When you are a woman travelling on your own they take extra care to make sure no male sits next to you!.The food used to be better but it is still OK considering the fact you fly almost half price compared to similar airlines in the middle east.Moreover,transit time is carefully planned so you don't waste any time...

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International Economy Larnaka City - Doha

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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9 reviews
4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flew on business to Bahrain....flight crew was friendly, and the boarding process and service were both excellent.

Middle East Economy Kuwait City - Bahrain
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gulf Air Crew Staffs Unfriendly starting from the ground staff. Fleet are not well maintained from the inside. Catering is very poor presentation, no taste, poor quality.

Middle East Economy Abu Dhabi - Amman
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Thank HBK1171
Pondicherry, India
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50 reviews
36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One has certain expectations or should say we say one takes certain things for granted like more comfortable seats /leg room/more variety with regards to the food and the best cabin crew .so it pains me to report that while the first 3 options can be taken for granted , service or the lack of it In some cases do...

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International Business Class New Delhi - London

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Bahrain
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44 reviews
10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we live in Bahrain we have always preferred to use the national carrier whenever we travel. It’s most disappointing to see a carrier that you loved using now causing anxiety every time you fly. Over booking, bumping passengers off for lack of seats, putting you on another carrier after much arguments, almost making you miss a connecting flight, constantly...

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International Economy Bahrain - Mumbai (Bombay)

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Thank NavazKR
Bahrain
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34 reviews
14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice experience flying with Gulf Air last month. Though it was not a very big flight, it was full and staff were courteous. Kids got their requested kid meals and were occupied for the most part of the flight by the onboard entertainment system. Though some of the movies under the kids movie section were actually...

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International Economy Moscow - Bahrain

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Hyderabad, India
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31 reviews
20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had travel on 31st July 2016, actually we have to go to Riyadh through connecting flight via Bahrain, our flight has scheduled departure at 10:30 AM in morning from RGI Airport Hyderabad, but there was small issue, might be or might not be staff has lost the gate keys from where passengers are entering to runway, from gate bus...

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International Economy Hyderabad - Riyadh

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Thank Mirza_H_Baig
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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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