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Gulf Air Expands Loyalty Program with Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Partnership


December 7, 2014


The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier,Gulf Air,today announced a partnership withBahrain Kuwait Insurance Company (BKIC) givingthe insurance provider’scustomers the opportunity to earn Gulf Air Falconflyer miles when purchasing any of BKIC’s Home, Annual Travel and Motor Gold& Platinuminsurance policies; further enhancing the airline’s portfolio of corporate accounts.

During the signing ceremony held at Gulf Air’s head office in Muharraq, the national carrier’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam said: “We are pleased to launch our first insurance-provider partnership today, broadening Gulf Air’s Falconflyer partner base and allowing our valued loyaltymembers to earn free miles from a wider array of services. Our partnership with Bahrain Kuwait Insurance, the leading and innovative insurer, reinforces our commitment to tailoring the best product and service offering to our passengers.”

Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ebrahim Al Rayes said: “We are delighted to partner with Gulf Air, a globally-recognized brand that holds enduring significance not only for Bahrain, but for the region as a whole.Offering our customers value-added benefitsis one of our objectives and having Gulf Air support us in this endeavor enhances the experience of our individual customers by giving them greater access to the services offered by the Falconflyer program, through granting them additional miles whether the service was received in one of our Personal Lines Insurance Centers (PLICs) or through our award-winning website www.bkic.com. We truly look forward to working closely with Gulf Air and to building a strong long-term partnership.”

Gulf Air’s Falconflyer Programme, with its innovative incentives and benefits for the airline’s frequent flyers, offers members attractive privileges and value-added benefits such as bonus miles up to 250%, family membership and special privileges both on the ground and in the air. Other advantages of the program include the best redemption rates and the best miles earning system for premium class in the GCC and Middle East region, special online booking bonuses, a generous baggage allowance, three years miles validity, unlimited lounge access, priority baggage handling and guaranteed seats among many other benefits intended to make the traveling experience more enjoyable and rewarding.