Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced today a special promotion of 50% discount for its passengers to travel across 20 cities in France by train in association with France’s national railway network SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français).
The promotion allows Gulf Air passengers flying to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport to enjoy seamless travel to and from 20 cities across France which include: Aix-en-Provence, Angers St. Laud, Avignon, Bordeaux St. Jean, Bruxelles, Champagne, Le Mans, Lille, Lorraine, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nimes, Poitiers, Rennes, St. Pierre des Corps, Strasbourg, Toulon and Valence. Customers can book both their flights to Paris and train tickets to these cities on www.gulfair.com with a simple few clicks.
The Gulf Air and SNCF agreement also allows the airline’s travel agents around the world to market these cities to all their customers.
Gulf Air Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Karim Makhlouf said “France is a key premium market for Gulf Air and we know many of our passengers travel further into France’s several cities for business and pleasure. Our TGV AIR agreement with SNCF not only further strengthens our presence in the country but also enables our passengers to enjoy a seamless and hassle free travel to these cities that too, at half the cost.
This is one more initiative towards serving more efficiently our substantial passenger segment that travels to France. We have extended our promotional period for three months for our customers to enjoy the beauty of these fabulous cities and towns during winter” he concluded.
Gulf Air operates 9 weekly flights in two split schedules giving customers convenient options to travel to and from Paris. The newly added flights provide excellent connectivity to Paris (via Bahrain) for passengers coming from Addis Ababa, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Chennai, Jeddah, Khartoum, Kochi and Mumbai.
Gulf Air is operating an Airbus A320ER offering 14 flat-bed seats in Falcon Gold class and 96 in Economy and cargo capacity to carry two tons of freight between Bahrain and Paris.