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The committee is dedicated to ensuring the smooth transition of operations to the new Passenger Terminal Building  The committee is dedicated to ensuring the smooth transition of operations to the new Passenger Terminal Building

Bahrain Airport Transfer Progress Discussed

H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed, minister, transportation and telecommunications, Bahrain recently chaired the fourth meeting of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) Steering Committee.

Mohamed is also chairman, Bahrain Airport Company.

The committee was formed to oversee the smooth transition of operations to Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal Building as per royal order.

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, which is providing a comprehensive ORAT programme to ensure the operational readiness of the airport’s new infrastructure, briefed the committee. Involved government agencies also delivered presentations on the project’s latest developments.

Mohamed, amongst other things, stressed the importance of learning from other airport operators in the region in order to ensure an improved experience for passengers travelling through the new Passenger Terminal Building, scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2019.