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Aeroplan joins forces with Gulf Air

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  •   08-24-2021  9:53 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Aeroplan joins forces with Gulf Air
(Gulf Air)
Pax Global Media

Gulf Air has been added to Aeroplan's roster of more than 40 airline travel partners. 

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East. 

Today, Gulf Air is an international carrier serving 55 cities in 30 countries with modern fleet consisting of the A320 family and the 787 Dreamliner. 

Gulf Air’s boutique approach offers a premium experience, particularly in Falcon Gold Business Class.

"This new partnership expands Aeroplan’s presence and gives members more choice, more inventory, and a more diverse product offering when it comes to airline options serving the Middle East and South Asia," Aeroplan said in a release on Tuesday (Aug. 24). We’re also proud to be the only frequent flyer program in North America offering the opportunity to earn and redeem on Gulf Air flights.

Here's Aeroplan accrual chart for flights operated by Gulf Air. Members can earn Aeroplan points based on distance flown on all scheduled flights operated by Gulf Air.



Class of service

Eligible booking classes 

Aeroplan points
(% of miles flown)


Business Class

J, C, D, I



Economy Class




L, M, B, H



U, V, E, O, N, S, K, X, Q, W



In terms of Aeroplan Flight Rewards on Gulf Air flights, its' advised to note the following:

  • Flights will be priced based on Aeroplan’s pricing for partner airlines.
  • Members will be able to book Gulf Air flights online at aircanada.com, through the
    Air Canada mobile app, or via Aeroplan’s Contact Centre.
  • Flights can be combined with flights operated by Air Canada and our other international airline partners.
  • Gulf Air flights are eligible for redemption in Business and Economy classes.
  • The partner booking fee will apply for flight rewards which include travel on Gulf Air.

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