BAC News

You can find the latest updates about Bahrain Airport Company and Bahrain International Airport within this section.

14 May 2019

Bahrain Airport Company hosts annual Ghabga for its partners

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Chairman Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, BAC, the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), hosted its annual Ghabga at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel. The event was a token of appreciation for the continuous support of BAC’s partners in the private and public sectors, airlines that operate out of BIA, and the media for their year-round coverage of the company's events and activities.

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21 Apr 2019

Minister of Transportation: more than 5,000 airport stakeholders undergoing training for operation of new terminal

His Excellency, the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Chairman, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed chaired the 8th meeting of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) Steering Committee. The committee was formed to oversee the smooth transition of operations to Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building as per Royal Order (10) for 2017, issued by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

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20 Apr 2019

Bahrain Airport Company Bahrainisation rate to reach 90% by 2021, Minister of Transportation pledges

His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Chairman Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed revealed plans to increase BAC’s Bahrainisation rate to more than 90% by 2021. BAC put in place further training and development plans at the beginning of this year to steadily increase the number of Bahrainis within its ranks until the company reaches this target. The recruitment of Bahraini professionals and their training and development have been essential parts of BAC’s growth strategy since 2010, allowing it to achieve an impressive 80% Bahrainisation rate to date.

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14 Apr 2019

Minister of Transportation hails Bahrain Airport Company CEO’s election as member of Airports Council International Board of Directors

His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed congratulated Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah on being elected as a director on the Airport Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Board, the governing body overseeing regional policy development and fiscal management. Mr Al Binfalah is the first Bahraini to hold this prestigious international position and will serve for a period of three years. The announcement was made by the board at its regular meeting in Hong Kong on the sidelines of the ACI Asia-Pacific/World General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition 2019.

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09 Apr 2019

Bahrain Airport Company records surge in passengers and cargo during Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019

A total of 5,077 passengers travelled through Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the build up to the 2019 Formula One (F1) Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, a 14 per cent spike compared to the previous year, BIA’s operator and managing body, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. In addition, more than 1,564 tonnes of race-related cargo was processed, a 23 per cent increase from 2018. All F1 operations at BIA were executed smoothly and efficiently, which reflects the effective strategic planning and collaborative efforts of all involved parties.

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