Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, officially inaugurated its new sales office in Manila recently with an opening ceremony that was attended by Gulf Air’s Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications, Mr. Mohammed Hulaiwah, Gulf Air’s Country Manager for the Philippines Mr. Adel Al Saleem, numerous business executives, travel agents and local media representatives.
The modern and fully-equipped sales office, centrally located in Manila’s Paranaque City, offers a spacious waiting lounge, complimentary Wi-Fi service and a number of helpdesks to easily and efficiently serve walk-in customers.
Gulf Air’s Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications addressed guests at the official opening saying: “Gulf Air has worked closely with the Philippines government, Civil Aviation and airport officials since our inaugural flight in 1979 and our strong working relationship has helped support tourism and business movement between both countries. After 35 years, the airline continues to enhance its presence in the market and we look forward to further positive developments and mutual enhancement going forward.’’
Gulf Air Country Manager for Philippines Mr. Adel Al Saleem commented, “The opening of our new office in Manila is a reflection of Gulf Air’s focus on, and commitment to, serving the marketplace and airline customers here. This office is dedicated to catering to the travel needs of Gulf Air passengers in Manila, who represent an important market segment for us.”
Operating one of the largest networks in the Middle East, with excellent connectivity through the airline’s efficient Bahrain hub, Gulf Air’s 6 weekly flights to Bahrain connect Manila to over 12 Middle East destinations including Dubai, Kuwait and Doha and a host of popular European business and leisure destinations. The airline’s ongoing retrofit of its A330 cabins will have Manila passengers, by Summer 2014, experiencing upgraded premium and economy class offerings including fully-flatbed seats in Falcon Gold, full Audio Video on Demand (AVOD) and a host of other facilities.Open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, the Gulf Air sales office is conveniently located in Unit G-8 Solemare Parksuites on Bradco Avenue, Aseana Business Park in Macapagal Boulevard, Paranaque City. Its easily accessible location is complimented by ample visitor parking. Gulf Air, and partner airline, flight bookings can also be made online on www.gulfair.com, or by calling the airline’s 24 hour Worldwide Contact Center on +973 17373737.