Gulf Air has forged a codeshare alliance with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, effective immediately.
The announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two airlines that will further strengthen the strong ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Netherlands.
Gulf Air will place its ‘GF’ code on KLM flights from Bahrain to Amsterdam and flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt. Concurrently, the agreement will see KLM place its ‘KL’ code on Gulf Air flights from Bahrain to Sialkot, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.
“With this important commercial agreement, we are offering our passengers a connection to Amsterdam using a Gulf Air ticket,” chief commercial officer, Gulf Air, Vincent Coste explained. “On this occasion, I would like to congratulate KLM on their 100th anniversary and wish them continued success for many years to come.”
Vice president alliances, KLM, Bruce Dönszelmann added: “We are pleased to start this new cooperation with Gulf Air and to strengthen our network in the Middle East, which is a strong market for both business and leisure customers. We have found a very reliable partner in Gulf Air, with whom we can offer passengers more transfer options and destinations in the Indian subcontinent.”