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Gulf Air and Royal Charity Organisation Launch Passenger Donations Project

Gulf Air launched an initiative to allow passengers to donate coins or notes of any currency onboard all flights. The project was launched in collabortion with the Royal Charity Organization on the airline’s flight from Bahrain International Airport to London Heathrow on September 1st. This initiative is aimed at activating social responsibility and allowing passengers to participate and contribute to charitable work. The Gulf Air-RCO donation project is being held for the first time in the Kingdom of Bahrain and promotes the principle of community partnership to encourage travelers to donate excess money change by placing it in special envelopes that are located in seat pockets onboard Gulf Air flights.

Gulf Air Welcomes First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Last month we welcomed our first Airbus A320neo following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is servicing a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network. With Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer and representatives from Airbus on board, the A320neo received a water canon salute as it taxied to the terminal and was welcomed at Bahrain International Airport by a delegation of VIPs, dignitaries, government and aviation industry representatives and media members. The aircraft is first of the 12 A320neo aircraft ordered during the 2016 Bahrain International Airshow.