EUROPE & CIS : Lufthansa moves to tap Gulf growth

Lufthansa will begin non-stop flights three times a week from Frankfurt to Dammam, Saudi Arabia from 1 April and four times a week to Bahrain utilising an Airbus A330-300. "We see a definite growth in the Gulf region and the Dammam sector will prove to be an ongoing success,"said Rolf Koller, general manager Saudi Arabia, […]


Lufthansa will begin non-stop flights three times a week from Frankfurt to Dammam, Saudi Arabia from 1 April and four times a week to Bahrain utilising an Airbus A330-300.

"We see a definite growth in the Gulf region and the Dammam sector will prove to be an ongoing success,"said Rolf Koller, general manager Saudi Arabia, Lufthansa German Airlines and Swiss International Airlines (Swiss).

He added, "Lufthansa off ers a strong signal of commitment to its customers. It seals our presence in the region for the long-haul number one choice for flight connections to Germany, Europe, USA as well as to our new oil destinations of the world such as Bergen, Calgary, Luanda and Malabo."