Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has appointed Mr. Hussain Abdul Rahman as its new country manager for the Republic of India.
Mr. Rahman replaces Mr. Mario Xavier Selvadurai who retired after a career spanning 9 years at the airline.
In his new role, Mr. Abdul Rahman will be based in Mumbai and responsible for driving the commercial performance of Gulf Air in India and building on existing strong relationships with the airline’s key travel agents and corporates.
With more than 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, Mr. Abdul Rahman has been working with Gulf Air since 2003 where he held several country manager positions in the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East.
Gulf Air’s Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ahmed Janahi commented, “Mr. Abdul Rahman brings a wealth of accumulated knowledge of sales, marketing and operations to his new position as India’s country manager. India is an important market for Gulf Air and we are looking to continue to strengthen our presence and growth in the market.”
Gulf Air currently flies to Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi in India.