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Bahrain Air - One year on and no intention of slowing growth


Bahrain Air celebrated its first year of operations in Feb-2009, and displays no signs of slowing its growth, despite spread of the global economic downturn to the Middle East. Since its launch in early 2008, Bahrain Air has now captured a significant share of its home market, despite competing head-to-head with Gulf Air, long established in Bahrain, on most of its routes.

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  • Capitalising on the slowdown
  • Bahrain Air aims to increase fleet to six by end of 2009

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  • Competing destinations: Bahrain Air & Gulf Air
  • Middle East carriers' A320 seating configurations
  • Middle East region average load factors: Jan-08 to Jan-09
  • Bahrain Air A320
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