New Passenger Terminal Building

Bahrain Airport Company signs key F&B concession agreement with McDonald’s Bahrain

The world’s most recognized quick-service chain, McDonald’s, will operate out of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building, BIA’s operator and managing body, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. BAC Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah signed a five-year concession agreement alongside Fakhro Restaurants Company Director, Abdulla Adel Fakhro. Fakhro Restaurants Company is the owner and operator of McDonald’s outlets in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

In attendance were McDonald’s Bahrain General Manager, Ahmad Jaser and members of the BAC commercial team.

Mr. Al Binfalah said: “All of the food and beverage (F&B) outlets at the new terminal have been carefully selected to ensure passengers have a wide variety of options available at different price points to choose from. Having a broad selection of recognizable international brands is vital for a venue that attracts visitors from all over the world as it provides a feeling of familiarity, which supports our goal to provide a comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable airport experience. We look forward to working with Fakhro Restaurants Company and showcasing the welcoming nature that Bahrain is renowned for.”

Mr. Fakhro said: “Travelers form their first impression of a country the moment they land at its airport. With its boutique design and distinctly Bahraini character, I am confident that the new Passenger Terminal Building will create a favorable and lasting impression. McDonald’s Bahrain is committed to serving quality products that people around the world know and love, alongside some regional variants that international visitors may not have previously tried. We look forward to providing friendly and efficient service, and welcoming visitors from around the world at the new terminal.”

Alongside leading international F&B brands, the new terminal will house several local favorites, ensuring all customers, even transit passengers, can experience a taste of Bahraini hospitality.