Dec 18, 2019 (LBO) – SriLankan Airlines and Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain have entered into a codeshare partnership significantly enhancing the travel options of their respective customers.
Under this agreement, SriLankan Airlines will place its ‘UL’ code on Gulf Air’s flights from Bahrain to Colombo, the Greek capital Athens and Larnaca in Cyprus. Gulf Air will, in turn, place its ‘GF’ code on SriLankan Airlines’ flights from Colombo to Bahrain.
“We are happy to sign with SriLankan Airlines and increase number of direct flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Sri Lanka,” Krešimir Kučko, Gulf Air’s Chief Executive Officer said.
“With our strong network in the Europe and North Africa, SriLankan Airlines can now offer more destinations to their passengers through our flights with one stop in our fast and efficient hub, Bahrain International Airport.”
The codeshare agreement followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two airlines and is also intended to further strengthen the longstanding friendship between the two nations of Sri Lanka and Bahrain.