Gulf Air and SriLankan Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership to enhance the travel options of their respective valued customers.
Under the agreement, SriLankan Airlines will place its ‘UL’ code on Gulf Air’s flights from Bahrain to Colombo, Athens, Larnaca and Casablanca.
Gulf Air will in turn place its ‘GF’ code on SriLankan Airlines’ flights from Colombo to Bahrain.
Krešimir Kučko, Gulf Air’s CEO, said: “We are happy to sign this codeshare agreement with SriLankan Airlines and increase number of direct flights between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Sri Lanka.
“We value our partnerships and SriLankan is our newest codeshare partner in our overall strategy to expand our operations. I feel confident that this codeshare will add value to customers of both airlines.”
Vipula Gunatilleka, SriLankan Airlines’ CEO, added: “We are pleased to enter into this codeshare agreement with Gulf Air. It is part of SriLankan’s operational strategy create and strengthen partnerships with airlines of globally reputation in terms of quality, service and reliability and we have no doubt that SriLankan’s valued passengers will enjoy their travel with Gulf Air.”
The codeshare agreement followed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two airlines.