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Formal transfer of control to Bahrain Airport Company

31-Jul-2009

The formal transfer of operational management of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) from the Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority to Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) was conducted on 12-Jul-2009. BAC, formed in 2008 by the Bahrain national investment company, Mumtalakat, will manage all operations at the airport, allowing the CAA to focus on regulation and aviation policy. [873 words]

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Subheadings:

  • Bahrain passenger traffic drops firmly into negative territory
  • New Gulf Air strategy affects growth
  • Struggling in comparison to its neighbours
  • Competing home carriers
  • More development for BIA

Graphs and data:

  • Bahrain International Airport passenger numbers and growth: Jan-08 to Jun-09
  • Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Dubai passenger growth rates: Jan-2009 to Jun-2009
  • Gulf Air & Bahrain Air competing routes & frequencies
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