The world of aviation and the industry has been indulging in creating and reinforcing old routes. This is great for the industry as there are more airline expansions. Airports get more traffic, so it is an ideal situation.
This week’s news on this area is Gulf air’s return back to the Sri Lankan Capital.
To give our readers a preview Gulf air is a state-owned and flag carrier of Bahrain. The airline is based in Muharraq in Bahrain and is successfully operating in 28 countries across the blog. The airline has 32 aircraft with 24 on order. The airlines’ Hub is Bahrain International airport.
The airline has had a tough year in 2020 and is fixing is its network and cutting losses recently. It has resumed flight to its main destinations where it usually got good profit. The airline has decided to return to Sri Lanka after a few years. The route will start from February 15th twice a week and is planned to operate on Airbus A320neos from the fleet. The period of the flight is 5 hours, so it is a medium-haul flight. Flights will operate from Bahrain on Monday and Saturday, departing at 23:35 and arriving in Colombo at 06:55 AM local time. The return flight will leave Colombo on Tuesday and Sunday, leaving at 20:55 and arriving in Bahrain at 23:55 local time.