Kanoo Travel secures United Airlines Bahrain contract
Kanoo Travel, the largest travel management company in the Middle East, has been appointed the GSA (General Sales Agent) contract with United Airlines for the Kingdom of Bahrain. As part of the agreement, Kanoo Travel will provide reservations, sales and marketing support for the airline in Bahrain.United Airlines inaugurated its direct flight between Washington DC and Manama on April 18. United is the first American carrier to launch a direct service between the U.S. and Bahrain. “United Airlines and the rest of the Star Alliance partnership are a strong part of the global aviation industry and we are confident that this new route will further strengthen the value proposition to US and Europe bound passengers for the airline and its partners. It is certainly a great milestone in the region’s travel industry to have United Airlines operating directly to Bahrain,” said Abdullah M. Abo Khamseen, Executive General Manager, Kanoo Travel.