Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 31 March 2019: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, congratulates the Bahraini leadership and public on yet another successful hosting of the prestigious Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019.
Gulf Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Krešimir Kučko said: “The success of this year’s race is a testament to the commitment and efforts of our leadership and the Bahraini people as a whole. The ongoing efforts have been fruitful over the years in securing the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix as a firm favourite amongst fans from all over the world and garnering Bahrain global recognition as a business and tourism destination in the Gulf as well as the home of motorsport in the region. We look forward to welcoming more visitors to Bahrain for many years to come and continuing our successful partnership with Formula 1 going forward. We thank our colleagues in the Bahrain International Circuit and everyone who contributed to the success of the event from ministries, authorities and the private sector”.
Gulf Air has been the title sponsor of the Bahrain Grand Prix since it made history in April 2004 as the first Formula 1 Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East. Since then, the airline has been instrumental in the success of the event and the benefits it has brought to Bahrain’s economy. Gulf Air is a proud ambassador for Bahrain and takes its role in supporting the Kingdom’s diversification in areas such as tourism very seriously.