Gulf Air Introduces New Pricing Concept, ‘Boutique Fares’


The flag carrier of Bahrain, Gulf Air, has introduced a new pricing concept ‘Boutique Fares’ for its airfares to make it easier and clearer to its passengers regarding what’s included in each price bracket.

The new ‘Boutique Fares’ come in three branded options for economy class and 2 branded options for Falcon Gold class. Passengers can now choose the most suitable fare option depending on their travel needs and desired services along their trip, the company said.

“We have introduced a new price concept on all flight bookings – offering you more choices and flexibility for your upcoming trip. With three Economy Class and two Falcon Gold new fare options, you will be able to select the fare that suits you best.”

“Our new boutique fares make it easier for you to understand what you are paying for and will allow you to choose the option that best meets your travel needs and services you actually require.” Gulf Air said on its website;

  • Economy Light: The most affordable choice for passengers who require less flexibility and services but still wish to enjoy the full Gulf Air experience. This is ideal if your plans are set and you are ready to go!
  • Economy Smart: Gulf Air’s recommended fare. Add a little extra to make a big difference. Choose our ‘Smart’ fare for more booking flexibility, additional baggage, and Falconflyer miles as well as free standard seat selection.
  • Economy Flex: Choose Gulf Air’s ‘Flex’ fare for a combination of maximum flexibility, free extra legroom or preferred seat selection and additional Falconflyer miles.
  • Falcon Gold Smart: Provides premium comfort with our renowned Arabian hospitality.
  • Falcon Gold Flex: Gulf Air’s most flexible fare providing premium comfort with our renowned Arabian hospitality.

Here’s a quick glimpse of our Boutique Fares:

ServiceEconomy Light*Economy SmartEconomy FlexFalcon Gold SmartFalcon Gold Flex
Checked baggage1 checked bag included (23kg)2 checked bags included (23kg each)2 checked bags included (23kg each) 2 checked bags (32kg each)2 checked bags (32kg each)
FFP MilesEarn 50% Falconflyer milesEarn 75% Falconflyer milesEarn 125% Falconflyer milesEarn 200% Falconflyer milesEarn 250% Falconflyer miles
Booking changesFlight changes and refunds for a feeFlight changes and refunds for a lower feeFlight changes and refunds for the lowest feeFlight changes and refunds for a feeFlight changes and refunds for the lowest fee
Advanced seat selectionAdditional fees for advance seat selectionStandard seat selection includedExtra legroom/ preferred seat selection includedFree seat selection at any timeFree seat selection at any time
Priority boardingNot availableNot availableNot availablePriority check-in, boarding and baggage deliveryPriority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery
Falcon Gold lounge accessNot available Not availableNot availableFalcon Gold lounge access includedFalcon Gold lounge access included
*Some destinations may differ in their offering

Follow and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google News for the latest travel news and updates!

Also Read: Alitalia To Operate Direct Flights Between Rome And Delhi From March 2021


Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, he's passionate about writing.

Articles: 6078