Overview

Gulf Air is the chief carrier of the country of Bahrain. The airline company, which was founded in the year 1950, by the name of Gulf Aviation. Moreover, the airline is headquartered in Muharraq, adjacent to Bahrain International Airport. The company flies to 41 destinations, and has its hub in Bahrain International Airport.

Information

Baggage is a necessity that you have to consider prior to any trip that you make along with all other things like the documents you require for travel, a map etc. We, at Gulf air; aim to make your flying experience a seamless one. Therefore, we wish to provide you with an elaborate Baggage Policy. These are some of the points of our Baggage policy you need to know:

Carry-On Baggage/Hand Baggage

Economy Class

  1. One bag (maximum dimensions 45 x 40 x 30 cm or 17 x 15 x 12 inches)
  2. Total weight: 6 kg

Falcon Gold

  1. 1 bag (maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 30 cm) 
  2. 1 garment carrier (maximum width 20 cm or 8 inches),
  3. In Addition, 1 briefcase (maximum dimensions 45 x 40 x 30 cm or 17 x 15 x 12 inches).
  4. weight: 9 kg

Checked Baggage:  

  1. Falcon Gold passengers: 40 kg
  2. Economy Class passengers: 30 kg

Weight dimensions limits

Hand Baggage

Economy Class

  1. One bag (maximum dimensions 45 x 40 x 30 cm or 17 x 15 x 12 inches)
  2. Total weight: 6 kg

Falcon Gold

  1. 1 bag (maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 30 cm) 
  2. 1 garment carrier (maximum width 20 cm or 8 inches),
  3. In Addition, 1 briefcase (maximum dimensions 45 x 40 x 30 cm or 17 x 15 x 12 inches).
  4. weight: 9 kg

Checked Baggage:  

  1. Falcon Gold passengers: 40 kg
  2. Economy Class passengers: 30 kg

Infant Passenger Baggage Allowance:

  1. One bag (maximum dimensions 44 x 35 x 20 cm or 17 x 13 x 7 inches)
  2. Weight- 10 Kg

Charges

Excess Baggage Charges:

  • $13.00 to 50.00 (based on the zone travelling to)

Special baggage

Special Charges are incurred. Also, registration and approval is required. Musical instrument packed in a well-designed travel bag which must properly be protected. Sports Equipment like ski equipment to fishing rods etc must be well-preserved ad carried for flight.

Travelling pet

  • Pets are not allowed in cabin but in case of long-haul flights, in cargo

Baggage children

Same as adult. 

Damage

Please submit your report to the Gulf Air office close to you.

Restricted items

 Prohibited Items

  • Electroshock weapons which contain either explosives or compressed gases or even lithium batteries etc.
  • Liquids that are Flammable
  • Radioactive material