Claim your free upgrades

Redeem your miles now for free upgrades to Falcon Gold Class on Gulf Air!

Changes in the Redemption Upgrade of Falconflyer Miles

Required miles for upgrade from/to Bahrain
Gulf Air is introducing ‘boutique fares’, a new price concept for all destinations effective from 20th October 2020.
What’s the difference and how it works:
  • Under the new boutique fares concept, the redemption upgrade will vary according to the branded fare.
  • All branded fares in Economy class are applicable for upgrades to Falcon Gold class.
  • The new redemption concept is applicable for all tickets issued on/after 20th October 2020. 
  • The number of required miles for upgrade to Falcon Gold will depend on the Economy class branded fare selected.
  • The Terms & Conditions of the redemption flights will remain unchanged. 
  • Redemption upgrade is based on the type of the new purchased branded fare ticket and Zones. The new structure for redemption upgrade is:

Required miles for booking class upgrade
Below tables shows the eligible branded fare selected in Economy and number of miles required for upgrade from Economy class to Falcon Gold with Gulf Air flights.


Class of Travel

Economy Purchased Fare

Redeeming miles for an upgrade to Falcon Gold

Falcon Gold


150% of required miles


125% of required miles


100% of the required miles



Please note that in case of cancellation or changes the rules of the original revenue ticket will apply.

How to claim your free flights with Gulf Air?


Before you claim your free upgrade**, please ensure you have the required miles to be redeemed by using the Mileage Calculator to upgrade to Falcon Gold.


Check upgrade availability* by presenting your Falconflyer membership number via:

  1. Gulf Air World Wide Contact Centre, or
  2. Gulf Air Local Offices.


Select and confirm your requested and available upgrade via:

  1. Gulf Air World Wide Contact Center, or
  2. Gulf Air Local Offices.

Last minute or instant upgrade

If you haven't claimed  your upgrade in advance through local Gulf Air office or Gulf Air Call Center, now you can request your eligible upgrade in the designated lounges and at the airport. 

Now, get your Lounge upgrade or Instant seat upgrade at the airport. 

  • Please bear in mind that we aim to make your choice as wide as possible but there are times of the year, especially busy holiday periods, when the availability of free upgradess will be severely restricted.
  • Upgrading to a higher class will be conditional on the member being suitably attired.

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