Safi Airways, based in Afghanistan, is set to launch flights from Kabul to Bahrain on June 24. This will make a total of three destinations the airline services in the Middle East. The introduction of the new route is the result of a code-sharing agreement Bahrain carrier Gulf Air. Passengers will now have a choice of six flights per week between the two destinations thanks to the new code-sharing agreement, said Lloyd Carswell, chief commercial officer of Safi Airways.
Carswell added that having access to Gulf Air's European network will give travellers from Afghanistan more choices when it comes to travel. Karim Makhlouf, chief commercial officer of Gulf Air, said that the expansion of their service through this agreement shows their commitment to strengthening their regional network. The new flights will be operated on an Airbus A320 on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays.
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