24 Mar 1950, Bahrain, as Gulf Aviation Company, by a group of local businessmen. With the coming of political independence to the region, the four owner States of United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar decided to establish a jointly-owned national carrier. Private shareholdings in Gulf Air were gradually acquired and the treaty establishing new joint ownership of the Gulf Air was declared by the four rulers on 1 Jan 1974.
Increase the economic cooperation between the member States and expand their resources, as well as unite their efforts and capabilities with the aim of supporting a prosperous air transport utility between their countries and the rest of the world.
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