Gulf Air COVID-19 safety policies

Check the protective measures Gulf Air have introduced at the airport and onboard flights during COVID-19 to maximise customer safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out what it is like travelling with Gulf Air during COVID-19 by reading their guidance and policies.

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Gulf Air COVID-19 safety policies

Gulf Air COVID-19 policies

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At the Airport

Face mask

Wear your mask before entering the airport
You may be subject to temperature checks and extra safety measures


Arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before your flight
Maintain a distance of 2m at all times


Arrive at the boarding gates early
Boarding will be carried out by zones

Our lounges

Our Falcon Gold lounges at Bahrain International Airport (BAH), Dubai International Airport (DXB) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) are temporarily closed
Onboard the flight

Face mask

Make sure you have packed your personal hygiene kit with several sets of masks and gloves
Make sure to have extra face masks with you

Meals & beverages

Business class
A selection of meals are available and served in covered chinaware with sealed stainless steel cutlery (Available on selected routes).
Menus are not available on board.
Welcome drinks are served in disposable cups
Cold and hot beverages selection are available (Available on selected routes)
Economy class
A selection of meals are available and are served in disposable containers with disposable cutlery
Cold and hot beverages selection are available is disposable cups

Magazines & newspapers

We are not offering newspapers or magazines on board

Amenity kits

Business class
Pyjamas and amenity kits with vanity items are available in individually sealed bags (Available on selected routes)

Falcon WiFi

Available on selected routes

Duty free

Not available onboard

Pillows & blankets

Business class
Pillows are not available on board
Blankets and duvets are available in individually sealed bags - on selected flights.
Economy class
Pillows and blankets are not available on board

Our aircraft

Gulf Air is complying with the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) disinfectant procedures inside the aircraft cabin and urges passengers to adhere to preventative measures set by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Our modern aircraft are installed with recirculation systems with HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters, the same used in hospital operating theatres and intensive care units, which trap viruses, dust particles, bacteria and fungi


Arrival into Bahrain
All passengers must complete the Ministry of Health's "Health Declaration Form" prior to departure to avoid delays upon arrival which will provided at check in counter
All passengers must download the official " BeAware Bahrain" App prior to departure and pre-pay through the app to avoid delays upon arrival
The tests are subject to a BHD60 fee (approximately $160), to be paid upon arrival regardless of the intended period of stay
The payment can be made through the official " BeAware Bahrain" App, the Bahrain eGovernment Portal, or at a designated kiosk at the airport, where payment by cash or card is accepted
All passengers must undergo a PCR test (at their own expense) upon arrival and must remain in self isolation until the result of the PCR test is determined; passengers that are 6 years and below are exempt from testing
Any passenger staying in Bahrain for more than ten (10) days must undergo a repeat PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival in the Kingdom


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