Reader Question: Flight Delays Due To Fog & Missed Connection

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding a Gulf Air flight delay due to fog that resulted in a missed connection in Bahrain on separate tickets.

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Gulf Air 50% Off Falconflyer Awards For November 1 – 30, 2016

Gulf Air has put their entire route network on sale using Falconflyer miles.

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Falconflyer members can redeem both economy and business class awards at 50% off for travel November 1 – 30, 2016.

Gulf Air 50% Off Falconflyer Redemptions April 5 – June 30, 2016

Gulf Air, the original airline of the Gulf states based in Bahrain, has launched 50% off Falconflyer redemption campaign.

Gulf Air Falcon Flyer Redemption Campaign

You can save 50% off economy and business class (Falcon Gold) awards for travel between now and June 30, 2016.

Gulf Air Falconflyer 50% Off Award Sale For Travel Between May 1-31, 2014 (Book By April 30)

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Bahrain based Gulf Air has 50% economy and Falcon Gold (business class) award sale going on for May travel that must be booked by April 30, 2014.

Gulf Air Award Sale

You get 50% award discount on all Gulf Air routes (discount doesn’t apply for partner redemptions) and can be booked as one-way or return.

Gulf Air FalconFlyer 50% Off Award Sale

Gulf Air has a 50% off award sale going on for travel between November 1 and December 6, 2012. You can redeem for economy class and Falcon Gold (business class) for half the usual number of miles required on entire Gulf Air network. You can access the information about this sale here.

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I was trying to find out an award chart for cities served by Gulf Air, but couldn’t find it on their website. I sent an email to their customer service. In the meantime, you can use their calculator that only shows the miles required between BAH and the destinations served by Gulf Air.

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They do have an award booking engine that appears to be working, but you cannot use it without having the required miles sitting on your FalconFlyer account.

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There seems to be some work left to be done on the website. It asked me to log in few times that looked more like their internal system.

Conclusion

Gulf Air is the original gulf carrier that hasn’t been able to compete with Etihad, Qatar, or Emirates. They still do, however, have a nice network around the Middle East/Indian Subcontinent.

I have flown with them both in business and economy few times. Last economy flight was this spring from Dubai to Bangkok that was bought in less than 24 hours before departure and cost around $300. Earned some AAdvantage miles out of that flight as well.

Here are the terms and conditions regarding this offer:

• Open for sale until 5th of December 2012
• Offer is valid for travel from 1st of November to 5th of December 2012
• Outbound travel from 01st of November 2012
• Travel must be completed by 5th of December 2012
• Applicable for redemption tickets on Economy and Falcon Gold Class
• Valid on Gulf Air flights only, not applicable on codeshare flights operated by other airlines
• Not applicable for upgrades
• Normal redemption rules apply

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