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Gulf Air to start five weekly flights to Maldives

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Gulf Air, Bahrain‘s national carrier has announced plans to launch five weekly non-stop flights to its newest destination Male in the Maldives. The airline welcomed its third Airbus A320neo.The airline will begin its Maldive operations on October 26 . This delivery is part of a major fleet development project, which will see the airline receive a total of 12 Airbus A320neo aircraft by the end of 2023, said the statement from Gulf Air.

A320neo is the most progressive and eco-friendly form of the single-path A320 airplane family. Highlighting the most extensive single path lodge in the market, the new airplane is furnished with LEAP-1A motors from CFM International and highlight enormous wingtip gadgets known as Sharklets, it expressed. The A320neo is additionally more eco-accommodating with 5,000 ton less CO2 emanations every year per airplane, and about 50 percent decrease in clamor impression contrasted with past age flying machine, said the announcement.

On the new launch, CEO Krešimir Kučko stated: “We are glad for this phenomenal achievement as we proceed with our image guarantee in extending our armada alongside our system.” Gulf Air will fly direct from Bahrain International Airport five time a week, departing at 11.20pm and landing at 6.25am and then an onward journey to Colombo at 725am and landing at 9.25am. 

On return, the flight takes off from Colombo at 4.55pm and arrives in Male at 5.55m and after that leaves to Bahrain at 6.55pm and arrives in the kingdom at 10.05.

“With its peaceful shorelines and completely clear waters; the Maldives is a stunning goal that fits flawlessly in our new boutique methodology where we oblige the top notch voyager looking for a tropical occasion enveloped by extravagance, embraced by our fantastic network through Bahrain International Airport,” he included.