Gulf Air opens new sales office in Muscat
FEB 20, 2015: Gulf Air officially opened its new sales office in Muscat. Under the patronage of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate of Oman H.E. Mohammed Saleh Al Shaikh Ali, the new office was inaugurated in the presence of Hamad bin Ali Mohammed Al Abri Director General of Air Transportation at Oman Civil Aviation Authority, Gulf Air Senior Manager Sales Ahmed Al Matrook, Gulf Air Country Manager for Oman, Ahmed Ramadhan, Hormaz J. Muncherjee, General Manager of Sama Travel & Services International LLC, travel agents and local media representatives. The modern sales office, centrally located in the main commercial area of Al Qurum, comes fully-equipped with the latest technology to provide booking and sales services with a number of helpdesks to easily and efficiently serve walk-in customers. Additionally, the new sales office provides a comfortable waiting area for visitors. Addressing guests at the official opening H.E. Mohammed Saleh Al Shaikh Ali said: “The Kingdom of Bahrain and Sultanate of Oman have always held strong, positive ties. The relationship between Bahrain’s national carrier and Oman is a reflection of these relations.” Gulf Air senior manager sales Ahmed Al Matrook said: “Gulf Air has had longstanding ties with the Sultanate of Oman – dating back to the airline’s establishment in 1950. Building upon the strong historic ties between Bahrain and Oman, our new office in Muscatis a reflection of Gulf Air’s focus on, and commitment to, serving our passengers here. Gulf Air as Bahrain’s national carrier is a key national infrastructure asset plays an important role in opening the doors to travel, trade, tourism and investment and thereby further strengthening ties between the two countries” Operating one of the largest networks in the Middle East, with excellent connectivity through the airline’s efficient Bahrain hub, Gulf Air’s current 25 weekly flights between Muscat and Manama provide superior onwards connectivity to the entire airline’s Middle East, Europe and Asia destinations. Additionally, effective 30th March 2015 Gulf Air will increase its operations between Oman and Bahrain to 28 weekly flights, enhancing onwards connectivity and facilitating same-day travel between the two countries.