MIDDLE EAST: Gulf Air Cargo mulls Amsterdam

Gulf Air Cargo is to operate a twicea week charter flight on the Bahrain-Chennai-Bangalore-Amsterdam sector.In a statement, the airline said that itwould operate an Airbus A-300 aircrafthaving a capacity of 40 tonnes on thenew route. "Initially, the new route will be operatedfor the next two or three monthsafter which it will be reviewed," said asenior […]


Gulf Air Cargo is to operate a twicea week charter flight on the Bahrain-Chennai-Bangalore-Amsterdam sector.In a statement, the airline said that itwould operate an Airbus A-300 aircrafthaving a capacity of 40 tonnes on thenew route.

"Initially, the new route will be operatedfor the next two or three monthsafter which it will be reviewed," said asenior Gulf Air official.

Currently, the airline that operates61 weekly flights to India carries cargoin the belly of the aircraft that theyoperate. "With the exclusive freighterservice, Gulf Air will be able to provide faster transit time to meet the demandoriginating from the Asian Sub-Continentand Far East markets to Europewhile maintaining the integrity of ourservice standards," said the vice presidentbusiness units, Ali Murtada.