Friday, 31 March 2017

Gulf Air Partners With OAG To Provide Real-time Information On Gulf Air flights

Middle East carrier Gulf Air teams up with air travel intelligence company OAG to launch an online Flight Status Facility on the airline’s website, providing passengers with real-time information on their Gulf Air flights.

Middle East carrier Gulf Air teams up with air travel intelligence company OAG to launch an online Flight Status Facility on the airline’s website, providing passengers with real-time information on their Gulf Air flights. The data includes customised flight trackers, destination, weather and flight status alerts via email/SMS/Twitter in English, Arabic, German and French.

“Today, the speed at which information is delivered is crucial to any business and it is particularly relevant and critical for airlines and an important selling point for today’s connected travellers. With this new facility we are keeping our passengers fully abreast of any changes to their journey and giving them destination-specific information so as to enhance their travel experience both with Gulf Air and at their final destination,” says Yahya Ali Buali, the airline’s director of sales & marketing.

“As a leader in the aviation industry, Gulf Air understands that today’s connected traveller values transparency and real-time information above all else,” adds Ev Jordan of OAG’s EVP Flight Status division.

“Through OAG, Gulf Air is able to keep travellers informed through the world’s most comprehensive status data across mobile, email and social alerts in four languages.”

Customers can find a suite of additional online services offering group bookings, hotel bookings, car rentals and travel insurance.