LARNACA, CYPRUS – Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, will operate direct flights between Larnaca in Cyprus and Athens in Greece starting from 18 June 2021. Operated by the airline’s new Airbus A320neo, the flights will take place twice a week on Fridays and Sundays. The new addition will provide residents of Cyprus and Greece the opportunity to experience Gulf Air’s Arabian hospitality along with its boutique products and services on the new fleet with convenient schedule and frequencies to commute between the two cities.
Last month, the airline announced that all its flights would be operated by 100% vaccinated crew including pilots and flight attendants. The airline has started its internal vaccination campaign for its operating crew and front line staff since December 2020 and is proud to be one of the first airlines in the world to able to provide peace of mind to all passengers flying to any destination of its growing network. Moreover, recently Gulf Air announced offering complimentary COVID-19 travel insurance coverage to all ticket holders including health and quarantine expenses in the unexpected circumstances of being diagnosed with or contracting COVID-19 during passengers’ journeys.
All tickets booked, including redemption tickets, on Gulf Air flights for travel starting from 10 May until 10 November 2021 are automatically covered with COVID-19 insurance at no extra cost. All passengers, according to the newly announced insurance policy and in the unfortunate event of being diagnosed with COVID-19 while traveling abroad, will be covered for repatriation assistance, medical and hospitals costs abroad as well as quarantine accommodation costs. Coverage is applicable on Gulf Air operated flights with Gulf Air ticket numbers that are purchased through the airline’s website, the call centre, Gulf Air’s sales offices or travel agents.
Tickets are available to purchase from the airline’s website and appointed travel agencies in Cyprus and Greece.