BAC News

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

07 Apr 2019

Bahrain Airport Company records more than BD19million net profit during exceptional year

Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG) Chairman, His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed announced a BD19.3 million net profit for Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), in 2018, a significant jump compared to BD12.9 million the previous year. The growth witnessed during the year is attributable to an overall increase in BIA’s activities. The figures were revealed during a recent GFG Board of Directors meeting headed by HE the Minister.

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01 Apr 2019

Bahrain international Airport welcomes inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), welcomed the arrival of the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India to Bahrain, following the commencement of a new service. As the first direct route from Kunnur to Bahrain, it opens up many new opportunities for tourism and trade between the two countries. A BAC delegation led by Chief Commercial Officer, Ayman Zainal received the inaugural flight alongside Indian Ambassador to Bahrain, His Excellency Alok Kumar Sinha, Air India Express Country Manager, Saket Saran, and other officials.

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20 Mar 2019

Bahrain International Airport revs up for the biggest Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix to date

This year’s Formula One (F1) Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix weekend will run for four days for the first time, attracting a surge in tourism and logistics income to the Kingdom, and providing a further boost to the local economy. Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has already finalised preparations to accommodate the predicted spike in visitor numbers and is poised to ensure they receive a warm Bahraini welcome, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. The race, which takes place from March 28 to 31 at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), is the Kingdom’s biggest F1 event to date, expected to fill up hotel rooms and significantly increase shopper traffic. Attracting international superstars and fans from around the world, the race shines a global spotlight on the Kingdom, with more than half a billion fans expected to tune in.

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19 Mar 2019

Full-scale emergency exercise highlights Bahrain International Airport’s commitment to safety

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) in cooperation with its partners and Gulf Air marked the successful conclusion of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) 16th full-scale emergency exercise, demonstrating coordination among diverse stakeholders to handle crisis scenarios and the execution of the Airport Emergency Plan. The bi-annual exercise plays a major role in improving overall airport safety by accessing the capabilities, readiness, and effectiveness of BIA’s emergency and rescue services.

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18 Mar 2019

Minister of Transportation announces the launch of National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) familiarisation programme

His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Chairman of Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed announced the official launch of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) familiarisation programme for Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building. It will see more than 5,800 BIA stakeholders undergo a series of comprehensive training workshops over the next seven months to ensure that all parties involved with the new facility are prepared for its opening in the third quarter of this year.

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