Tue, 30 July 2019
National carrier, Gulf Air, has appointed Shams Al Doseri as country manager for its Addis Ababa, Ethiopia station. The first Bahraini woman to run a station, she has eight years of airline sales experience in the Bahrain hub. The airline has been flying to the African nation since 2011.
She said: “I am very proud and delighted to take this challenge and be the first Bahraini woman in Gulf Air to represent the national carrier outside the Kingdom. This assignment is of a national nature to me as I will not only promote my airline but also promote my beloved country to the world by encouraging more passengers to fly Gulf Air to or via Bahrain.”
The airline has also announced Mohamed Al Hamer as country manager for its Colombo and Male stations making him the youngest person ever to hold the position for Gulf Air in the Asia Pacific region. He will represent the national carrier in Sri Lanka and the Maldives as well as managing the airline’s office in Colombo after gaining extensive knowledge within sales, network and revenue management departments at the headquarters in Bahrain.