Bahrain International Airport saw a 15.1 percent year-on-year surge in cargo traffic during the period January – July.
On August 27, Wataniya Airways launched its daily service from Kuwait International Airport to Bahrain International Airport, making Bahrain the first GCC country to be served by the carrier.
Bahrain International Airport welcomed 579,511 travellers in June, a slight decrease of 1.2 percent over the same period in 2016, while its freight division soared 6.9 percent with 18,843 tonnes of cargo transported.
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has concluded its most recent airfield maintenance works at Bahrain International Airport, which are carried out every six months in coordination with Civil Aviation Affairs, Gulf Air and other partners.
After signing a hotel management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group, Dusit International unveiled plans to open dusitD2 Seef Bahrain, a contemporary leisure and business hotel, marking the group’s debut in the country.
Following high demand for more connections between Bahrain International Airport and Tbilisi International Airport during the first week of operations, Gulf Air has recently unveiled plans to launch two additional flights on June 23 and June 25.
On June 05, Gulf Air announced that its multiple daily services between Bahrain International Airport and Hamad International Airport will be suspended, until further notice.
Aiming to enhance passengers experience at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), operator and managing body of BIA, has recently unveiled its plans to launch Hala Bahrain, a newly formed company which will provide both passengers and airlines with lounge and concierge services as well as airside and landside transportation solutions.
This January, Gulf Air's international network expanded by introducing direct operations to Colombo with five weekly flights to Bandaranaike International Airport.