Gulf Air appoints Kanoo Travel as Saudi Arabia Representative

Travel News Asia 8 December 2004

As part of its three year re-structuring strategy, Gulf Air has appointed Kanoo Travel as the airlines representatives for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, effective immediately.

In conjunction with the appointment, the new Gulf Air/Kanoo partnership the airline has moved into new office premises in Al Khobar and Jeddah.

The moves are part of the airline's phased plan to relocate into 14 new offices throughout the Kingdom, Jeddah being the second office after Al Khobar, which was opened on 4th December.

President and Chief Executive Gulf Air Mr. James Hogan said: Gulf Air has gone through unprecedented change over the last year and a half and we are proving, now more than ever, that we are better for business and leisure travellers. As a customer focused airline we are intent on offering our customers a seamless travel experience by continuing to provide more convenient travel choices and introducing innovative products and enhancements.

We are delighted with this new partnership as the Kanoo family is one of the most respected names in air travel with a history stretching back close on 70 years.

Kanoo Travel has the same aspirations as Gulf Air, namely to provide the most comprehensive and specialised services in the travel industry, said Mr. Tim Casey, Deputy Executive GM - Travel at Kanoo Travel. This dedication has led the company to receive a large number of quality awards and achievements all of which uarantee the highest levels of customer satisfaction and we look forward to winning a lot more with Gulf Air!

The new office locations are in the Al Moosa Complex, King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz Road, AL Khobar and Al Khariaji Centre, Medina Road, Jeddah. 

2004 presented a number of unprecedented challenges to the travel industry as a whole, but strong partnerships such as this one with Kanoo, mean we have much to look forward to in 2005, concluded Mr. Hogan.

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