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Gulf Air offers discounts to Bahrain journalists

National carrier will also provide training for local media.
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Gulf Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) offering 25% discount on tickets for journalists and media members.

The MoU was signed by Gulf Air CEO Samer Majali and chairman of Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA) Isa Al Shaigi on the sidelines of the BJA Ramadan Ghabqha.

"Gulf Air has decided to give a discounts of 25% on tickets to the journalists and media members of the (BJS) to all Gulf Air network and for all classes," said Majali.

“ As the national carrier of the Kingdom we highly appreciate the role played by the media and journalists in projecting the growth and development of the Kingdom; press and media are the voice of Bahrain in global forums and therefore, it is important that we to support this important sector of the society. The decision to support the BJA journalists to facilitate their mission comes from within the framework that links the airline, the BJA and its constituent local newspapers. Gulf Air always seeks and works in close cooperation with the press by providing information and as we both work towards the same goal”

Majali added "I am also pleased to announce on this occasion that Gulf Air will be arranging for professional training in the field of aviation journalism for the members of BJA. Aviation journalism is a specialised area and the training would help the journalists to learn the basics of the aviation industry and its key role in supporting the economic and social aspects and help them write their stories with accuracy and professionalism."

The MoU offers 25% discount on base ticket fare (excluding taxes and surcharges) for members of the BJA to travel on any of the Gulf Air direct network destinations on both economy and Falcon Gold (Business) class.
 

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