Bahrain International Airport

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Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport is the international airport of Bahrain. Located on Muharraq Island, adjacent to the capital Manama, it serves as the hub for the national carrier Gulf Air. The airport is managed by the Bahrain Airport Company. Established in 1927, it is the Persian Gulf’s oldest international airport.

With its advanced technology and convenience-oriented approach, the new Passenger Terminal aims to put Bahrain International Airport on the global aviation map alongside the world’s leading smart airports. It was designed to enhance efficiency and security while meeting passengers’ growing expectations for a more seamless airport experience. Advancements in automation streamline some of the most time-consuming processes and procedures, giving passengers more control over their journeys.

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) is the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), the gateway that connects the Kingdom with the world. Since assuming the responsibility of managing and operating the airport in 2010, BAC has cemented BIA’s reputation as an attractive hub for airlines and passengers.

Airport News

Bahrain Airport Company awards around USD 167 million worth of contracts and accumulated investment at Bahrain International Airshow 2022

More than USD 167 million worth of contracts and accumulated investment related to Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) facilities, services, and infrastructure were signed during this year’s Bahrain International Airshow, BIA’s operator and managing body, Bahrain …

Bahrain Airport Services and BIBF Join Hands to Build Leadership Capacity in the Aviation Sector

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). The signing ceremony took place on Friday November 11 2022, the third day of the Bahrain International …

Bahrain International Airport completes vital airfield maintenance work

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced that airfield maintenance work at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is now complete, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. Carried out twice annually, the work is vital to maintain civil and airfield …

Bahrain Airport Services Enlists SITA to Deliver New Airport Management Aystem

New system will optimise efficiency and decision making. Commenting on this upgrade, Mohamed Khalil, CEO, BAS, said: “As we phase out manual and paper-based operations, the SITA solution offers the next generation of mobile resource management …

Bahrain International Airport launches back up Airport Operations Center to ensure continuity

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has become one of the few airports in the world to have a fully functioning backup Airport Operations Center (APOC) to ensure business continuity during emergencies. An important component of the …

Bahrain International Airport enhances runway safety with new Global Reporting Format

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is taking significant steps to further enhance runway safety, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. In line with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations and Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) Civil Aviation …

Bahrain Airport Company Staff Receive Airport Management Professional Accreditation

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announced that two team members have completed the ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP). The program is the global standard …


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