Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has temporarily suspended flights to and from Kuwait International Airport effective from midnight of Friday 13 March 2020 until further notice.
Gulf Air highlighted that the remaining flights to and from Kuwait are limited to Kuwaiti citizens and their first degree relatives as well as domestic workers accompanying them; non-Kuwaitis are prohibited from entering Kuwait through Kuwait International Airport on flights arriving on 12 and 13 March. Non-Kuwaiti’s will be able to enter the Kingdom of Bahrain through returning flights from Kuwait until 13 March 2020.
All passengers are urged to check Gulf Air’s website before traveling or to call the Contact Centre for more information on +97317373737.
Please note that the airline may take more time than usual to answer customer calls, due to the higher than usual call volumes made regarding passenger queries on the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Gulf Air apologizes to all passengers for any inconvenience that this may have caused and is working closely with the concerned authorities in the Kingdom of Bahrain to take all precautionary and preventive measures in order to ensure the safety and security of the citizens and residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain along with its passengers and crew.
The United States will introduce a 30-day entry travel ban during the night of Friday, March 13 to Saturday March 14 on 04.59 am for anyone who has been in Europe in the past 14 days, except for American citizens.