Bahrain International Airport - Articles and news items
Airport news • 4 May 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Bahrain International Airport has taken its first steps to implementing IATA’s Fast Travel Initiative through the introduction of self-service check-in kiosks.
Airport news • 15 June 2015 • Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Communication has awarded the second Enabling Works Package for a new passenger terminal building at Bahrain International Airport to local contractor G.P. Zachariades Engineering and Construction Company.
Issue 1 2015 • 16 February 2015 • Mohamed Thamir Al Kaabi, Chief Airport Operating Officer, Bahrain International Airport
Proud of its deep-rooted history in aviation, Mohamed Thamir Al Kaabi, Chief Airport Operating Officer of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) explains how it continues to uphold its reputation as a significant transit and cargo hub in the Arabian Gulf. Home to global commercial and cargo airlines since its establishment as the first international airport in the region in the early 1920s, BIA is central to this fast-growing sector, offering high levels of service to its customers, partners and the millions of passengers passing through its gates...
Airport news • 9 September 2014 • SITA
SITA’s resource management system improves staff utilization and efficiency...
Airport news • 3 February 2014 • Aéroports de Paris
Aéroports de Paris Ingénierie has won a new contract to oversee the modernisation and expansion of Bahrain International Airport and to map out its future...
Issue 4 2010 • 9 August 2010 • PROFILE: Bahrain International Airport
Bahrain International Airport is a key hub airport in the region, providing a gateway to the Northern Gulf. The airport is a major hub for both Gulf Air and Bahrain Air operating 460 & 136 flights respectively. Together they account for 56% of the total weekly operations and 1056 at the airport. 39 other international airlines including British Airways, Cathay Pacific, KLM and Lufthansa operate a total of 460 services per week to a total of 60 destinations.
Work on a second terminal at Bahrain International Airport is due to start early next year. It will almost double the current capacity of the airport - allowing it to handle 12 million passengers every year, up from seven million at present. Bahrain Airport Company Chief Executive Officer Dr Osama Al Ali said the terminal was expected to be ready by 2013.
For centuries the Kingdom of Bahrain was the centre of pearling in the Arabian Gulf. For just as long it has been the focus of the ancient trade routes interfacing Europe and the Middle East with Persia, the sub continent, Africa and beyond.