Gulf Air supports airlift of urgent medical supplies to India
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, to support airlift of urgent medical supplies and relief items to the Republic of India to help it fight to control the COVID-19 situation in the country.
The airline will provide cargo capacity based on available space on all flights to India, helping local non-governmental organizations quickly get relief supplies to where they are needed by contacting the Embassy of India. India to Bahrain.
Captain Waleed AlAlawi, Acting Managing Director of Gulf Air, said: “We have operated direct flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of India since 1960 and its network of cities has always been the key to our global network. .
“We resumed our flights to India in September 2020 to restart the flow of traffic between Bahrain and India and have maintained our passenger operations to this day.
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“Gulf Air proudly supports the Kingdom of Bahrain in its humanitarian efforts and stands ready to assist non-governmental organizations with urgent medical supplies for COVID-19 assistance to transport these supplies to India.”
HE Mr. Piyush Srivastava, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain, said: “We deeply appreciate the solidarity and support of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
“As we fight this global pandemic together and work closely together to overcome its challenges, we thank Gulf Air for this kind gesture and for continuing to support India.”
Being one of the few airlines to never stop flying in 2020, Gulf Air has worked closely with government authorities across its network to resume operations as demand for travel increases.
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