Cheap flights with Gulf Air

*Return fares per person, including taxes, excluding the £4.99 booking fee.

Bahrain's National Flag Carrier

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced its operations in 1950. With 26 seats in the Falcon Gold cabin and 256 seats in Economy, indulge in generous personal space, enhanced on-board entertainment and lush amenities. Enjoy a seamless journey with the soothing LED lighting and technology that detects and counters turbulence.

Enjoy Gulf Air Business class to your favourite destinations

A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner connects you with double daily flights from London and four weekly flights from Manchester. The flights to Bahrain International Airport (BAH) connect you to 13 destinations in Europe, 4 in North Africa, 9 in India, 7 in Pakistan, 5 in Saudi Arabia and Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Muscat, Kuwait, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Maldives and Colombo.

Flying with Gulf Air

Travellers can choose between two ticket classes: Economy and Falcon Gold.

Comfort and Value: Economy Class

Economy Class offers a comfortable journey with our spacious 32-inch seats on our Dreamliner. Savour delicious meals and snacks, and stay connected with our high-speed Wi-Fi. Get ready to be entertained with our enhanced in-flight entertainment system. With a personal 11.6-inch screen, you'll have access to the latest movies, timeless classics, urban music and more – all at the touch of a button.

Fare categories in Economy class are divided into three fares: deals or promotional fares, offered in limited quantity, basic and friendly fares for competitive prices, and freedom fares for the best flexibility in travel plan changes and higher mileage accrual.

Experience Luxury in the Skies: Falcon Gold

Falcon Gold is the premium cabin class of Gulf Air, with First Class amenities available at Business Class fares. Enjoy the spacious Falcon Gold seats with 26 fully flatbed reclining 80-89 inches wide and equipped with privacy screens, doubling as beds for the best comfort.

Indulge in gourmet dining with high-speed connectivity and select from a wide range of entertainment, including the latest movies and TV shows. Our cabin crew will ensure that you experience a personalised service catering to your needs for an enjoyable journey, such as in-flight childcare arrangements.

Upgrades to Falcon Gold are available through a bidding system. With this option, travelers can enjoy the same fare type for a higher luggage, mileage allowance, and all the other perks that come with this ticket class. Enrollment in the Falconflyer, the airline's rewards programme, will gives travellers access to exclusive offers and priority bookings.

Book your free city tour in Bahrain

**Take advantage of the long transfer layover at Bahrain Airport and book a FREE 3-hour city tour.**

Nobody likes a longer wait, especially if it's longer than 5 hours. Fortunately, Gulf Air Group, Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority, and Kanoo Travel Agency have teamed up to express their hospitality to passing travellers.

Use this opportunity to book your free city tour!. Not only will you make the most of your layover time, but also have the unique opportunity to discover and explore the wonders of Bahrain.

Check-in and baggage with Gulf Air

Gulf Air check-in

Check-in: options include web check-in (available 24 hours before departure and recommended for passengers who can print their boarding passes at home) and standard airport check in. Some routes allow travellers to check in at the airport up to 24 hours prior to departure, and Falcon Gold ticket holders / frequent flyers can use the airline's dedicated check-in facilities at the airport.

Gulf Air baggage allowance

  • Dear passenger, please keep in mind that now the suitcases or cardboard boxes have to meet the following maximum specific dimensions (51cm x 31cm x 76cm) in order to be accepted as check-in baggage.

  • Any piece of luggage that is exceeding 158 cm but is less than 215 cm is deemed as ‘Over Size’ and will require an additional baggage fee as an extra piece.

  • Luggage with linear dimensions exceeding 215 cm will not be allowed. ‘Out-of-Gauge’ (OOG) luggage must only be transported in compliance with the maximum linear dimensions mentioned above due to the limited hold capacity.

  • Regarding the briefcases, bags, suitcases, and pre-packed electronic goods - these pieces of luggage are being accepted for carriage as long as they do not exceed the aforementioned dimensions. An exception from this list is TV, which may be accepted only with a maximum of 50 inches (127 cm), in a pre-packed condition.

  • The following will not be accepted for carriage:
    o Matted woven or plastic baggage.
    o Improperly packaged items.
    o Baggage without a flat surface/ball-shaped.
    o Bags with long loose straps.
    o Oversized bags above 215 cm linear dimension.
    o Irregular shaped items, wrapped in bedding/blankets.
*Return fares per person, including taxes, excluding the £4.99 booking fee.

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