Bahrain-based Gulf Air has reached an agreement with Lebanon's Middle East Airlines to cooperate in the exchange of codes on flights on the Beirut-Bahrain-Beirut route.
Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Krishmir Kuchko said: "We are delighted to sign this codeshare agreement with Middle East Airlines and to offer daily direct service to Beirut from Bahrain to Gulf Air." This partnership with the national carrier of the Republic of Lebanon is welcome. "
Mohamed Al Hout, Chairman and Managing Director of Middle East Airlines, commented: “This joint venture with Gulf Air will complement the Middle East Airlines network to the Gulf. We are delighted to be partnering with Gulf Air to provide a new destination. For our passengers to Bahrain and many other destinations in Asia via the Gulf Air network. "