The inaugural flight was welcomed at Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) on 19 October 2012. The ceremony was attended by top officials from Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), Jet Airways, Airport and Government officials including Nirmal Kumar Chawdhary, first secretary of the Indian Embassy in Bahrain, Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, group executive officer of Jet Airways, John Iype, chairman of the Indian Community Relief Fund in Bahrain and Hussain Rasool, corporate communications manager of Bahrain Airport Company.
The route is being serviced with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with premiere and economy configurations. This initiative is expected to further strengthen tourism and commercial ties between the two countries.
The airline will initially operate three flights a week to Bahrain scheduled for flight on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and also provide enhanced connections from Dammam with a Bus Service through the causeway between Bahrain and Dammam.