Gulf Air and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a strategic commercial cooperation agreement to deepen the partnership between the two.
The wide-ranging, subject to obtaining applicable governmental and regulatory approvals, sets out specific actions for deepening and broadening commercial cooperation.
It builds on a memorandum of understanding signed by the airlines in 2018.
The deal envisages a phased approach to closer collaboration between the partners.
In the first phase, by June, the scope of the partners’ codeshare agreement, first signed in 2019, will be significantly expanded.