Gulf Air has announced twice-weekly flights between Kuwait and Larnaca in response to demand from Kuwait, it said on Saturday.
The airline will offer direct, twice weekly connections between Kuwait and Cyprus starting from October 26. The new service will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays departing Kuwait at 11am local time with return flights departing Larnaca at 2.05pm local time. Bahrain-based passengers will have the choice of thrice weekly Bahrain-Larnaca operations and convenient six daily flights between Kuwait and Bahrain providing connections to the airline’s newest Kuwait-Larnaca service.
Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer, Maher Salman AlMusallam said: “Gulf Air’s latest development sees us building upon the positive response we have already seen to our Kuwait-Istanbul route as we strive to give our passengers attractive connections and direct travel options. Launching the new, direct Kuwait-Larnaca route caters to travel demand and is one more step towards offering our passengers simpler travel arrangements while we continue to offer convenient connections between Bahrain and Kuwait.”
Gulf Air is already operating direct flights between Bahrain and Kuwait and Bahrain and Larnaca. The airline’s existing Kuwait operations consist of six daily flights while it serves Larnaca with three weekly flights direct from Bahrain.
Gulf Air flights between Kuwait International Airport and Larnaca International Airport will be operated by an A320-ER aircraft in a two-class configuration of 14 Falcon Gold seats and 96 seats in Economy.
Flights can be booked online at www.gulfair.com, by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or through any Gulf Air sales offices and approved travel agencies.