Gulf Air resumes flights from Bahrain to Kuwait

Bahrain’s national carrier has been flying between the two countries since 1959

 Gulf Air resumes flights from Bahrain to Kuwait

Gulf Air has resumed flights to Kuwait, the airline has announced.

Flights began again on August 1, following the suspension of all commercial flights into the country in March as part of measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

The airline said in a statement, “Being one of the few airlines that continued scheduled commercial operations, Gulf Air continuously works closely with government authorities throughout the destinations on its network to resume operations as soon as airports open.”

Kuwait has reopened its borders to commercial flights from certain destinations as part of a phased return to normality.

From August 1, 30 percent of flights will be allowed to resume, with the expected number of passengers at 10,000 per day.

Then, starting February 1, 2021, the operating rate will be increased to 60 percent, before returning to normality in August 2021.

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