gulf air statement re: gf562 on 08 november 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Gulf Air Increases Riyadh Flights to 5 Daily

Gulf Air would like to clarify events occurring onboard flight GF562 (on Tuesday 08 November) from Bahrain to Muscat International Airport where a passenger disturbance occurred after landing. The incident was successfully managed by the airline’s crew who restrained the unruly passenger and followed the relevant procedures to ensure he was disembarked from the aircraft in a timely manner and with minimal impact to passengers. In the interests of passenger privacy, Gulf Air does not wish to comment further on the details of the incident. However, the airline reiterates its commitment to the safety and security of its passengers and crew. The airline's flight crew are trained and well equipped to handle a variety of incidents onboard.