Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, in partnership with OAG, the leading global provider of digital flight information, has launched an online Flight Status Facility on the airline’s official website. It provides booked passengers with real-time information on their Gulf Air flights including customized flight trackers, destination, weather and flight status alerts via email/SMS/Twitter that is all available in English, Arabic, German and French.

Mr. Yahya Ali Buali, Gulf Air Director Sales & Marketing commented: “Today, the speed with which information is delivered is crucial to any business and it is particularly relevant and critical for airlines and an important unique selling point for today’s connected travelers. With this new facility, we are keeping our passengers fully abreast of any changes to their journey and giving them destination-specific information so as to enhance their travel experience both with Gulf Air and at their final destination.”

“As a leader in the aviation industry, Gulf Air understands that today’s connected traveler values transparency and real-time information above all else,” said Ev Jordan, EVP Flight Status, OAG. “Through OAG, Gulf Air is able to keep travelers informed through the world’s most comprehensive status data across mobile, email and social alerts in four separate languages.”

Gulf Air flights can be booked online at gulfair.com, the airline’s one-stop-shop website, where customers can also find a suite of additional online services offering group bookings, hotel bookings, car rentals and travel insurance. Fare/booking queries can also be directed to the airline’s 24-hour Worldwide Contact Centre on (+973) 17373737, or any Gulf Air sales offices and approved travel agencies.