Gulf Air will reintroduce two weekly flights from Bahrain International Airport (Manama) to Sarajevo on December 15, 2021. The flights are scheduled as regular charters and will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays with Airbus 320neo aircraft. The airline initially started Sarajevo flights in June of this year, as summer seasonal, but due to increased demand for tourist visits from Bahrain to Bosnia, Gulf Air will now operate flights as year-round.

RouteFlight numberFlight timesOperating daysValid from-to
BAH-SJJGF 773509:45-15:45–3—-15.12.-23.03.22.
BAH-SJJGF 773509:00-15:00—–6-18.12.-19.03.22
SJJ-BAHGF 773616:45-22:45–3—-15.12.-23.03.22.
SJJ-BAHGF 773616:00-22:00—–6-18.12.-19.03.22.

Last week Flynas has decided to upgrade its Sarajevo service to year-round from both Riyadh and Jeddah. During spring and summer months Bosnia and Herzegovina is very popular tourist destination from countries in the Gulf region, but due to opening of many new hotels and resorts, and promotion of the country as  year-round destination,  the airlines are seeing very strong demands and upgrading seasonal flights to year-round. With the introduction of extra flights from Gulf countries, Sarajevo Airport will start reaching  pre-pandemic passenger numbers in December.

This winter season Sarajevo will be connected with following destinations in Gulf region

  • Abu Dhabi – Wizz Air 2x weekly
  • Dubai – Flydubai 4x weekly
  • Flynas – Jeddah 2x weekly
  • Flynas – Riyadh 3x weekly
  • Gulf Air – Manama 2x weekly

For upcoming summers season 2022. Air Arabia has already scheduled Sharjah-Sarajevo flights resumption three months earlier than usual. The service is scheduled to resume on March 30, 2022. with three weekly flights, increasing to daily from July.

Source: Flying Bosnian

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