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Bahrain International Airshow 2022 connects the Gulf with the global aerospace industry

Thousands of aerospace and defence professionals from over 30 countries around the world connected at the Bahrain International Airshow 2022 for three days of partnership building, collaboration and thought leadership. Officially opened by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister, on behalf of His Majesty King Hamad...

MENA Aerospace announces 4,200 SQM expansion of its hangar at Bahrain International Airport

MENA Aviation Real Estate made an announcement on the expansion of existing general aviation hangar facility at Bahrain International Airport, expected to be operational within the next two years. At present, the company’s 6,400 square meter purpose-built facility consists of two 3,200 square meter hangars, each capable of accommodating up to 757-500 sized aircraft or num...

Asia Cargo Network Singapore announces international expansion into the Middle East

Asia Cargo Network and MENA Aerospace, announce the signing of a significant partnership and strategic alliance between the two aviation companies, extending ACN's reach into the Middle East, South Asia and Africa as part of its internationa­l expansion plans. The pivotal cargo partnership agreement was signed at the Bahrain International Airshow, by ACN...

20 years in the Middle East, anticipated record sales for 2022 - FAI Aviation Group

FAI Aviation Group participates at this week Bahrain Airshow some 20 years after it first set up operations in the region. With 20 aircraft in its predominately Bombardier fleet, the group anticipates record sales across the business for 2022, with consolidated group revenues of more than €120m. Revenues for charter and MRO have each increased by more than 30% compared wit...

Gulf Air carries out first in-house C Check on Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner & Airbus A320neo

Gulf Air has marked the successful completion of the first scheduled C-Check maintenance event on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet. The check was carried out fully in Bahrain by Gulf Air’s team of engineers and technicians comprising of more than 90% Bahraini qualified staff. This achievement reinforces Gulf Air’s technical capabilities in line with the airline’s ongoing ef...

Welcome 70th Gulf Air anniversary edition Airbus A321neoLR

Gulf Air welcomed its new Airbus A321neoLR which landed in the new terminal of Bahrain International Airport at approximately 0640 local time on Friday 5th February 2021. The aircraft is designed with the special 70th anniversary Golden Falcon livery which showcases the airline’s iconic and vintage design from the last century with a revamped look. Following its delivery from the A...

Bahrain International Airshow closed on over US$5bn worth of deals

Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications and Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee of the Bahrain International Airshow, His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, today declared the show a success with the final orders total confirmed at over US$5bn today. Held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and u...

Emirates Flight Training Academy participates for the first time in Bahrain International Airshow 2018

Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is participating in Bahrain International Airshow 2018 which kicked off today. This marks the first participation for the Academy at an air show outside Dubai, with their Very Light Jet (VLJ) Embraer Phenom 100EV on display for visitors. The Academy has an innovative approach to training with cadets first learning to fly the singl...

MENA Aerospace Announces Strategic Collaboration Agreement with ARMI

Partnership enhances MENA Aerospace’s position as one stop shop for growing needs of GCC aviation ecosystem ARMI participates with MENA Aerospace at BIAS 2018 on stand E06 MENA Aerospace, the GCC-owned entity based at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), and a provider of comprehensive quality niche aviation and aerospace services, is set to grow its already significant offerings in th...

Biggest ever Air Display at the Bahrain International Airshow

Reaffirming the Kingdom of Bahrain’s position as a key strategic location in the Gulf, the aircraft on display at the upcoming  Bahrain International Airshow being held November 14-16 looks set to be one of the best in the Middle East featuring three fast-jet aerobatic teams. The Russian Knights will be joined by the UAE’s Al Fursan display team, and – making their debut...

Gulf Air Welcomes First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, welcomed the airline’s first Airbus A320neo, which landed in Bahrain International Airport at approximately 1600 local time. Following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France the aircraft will service a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network. With Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer Mr. Krešimir Kuč...

MENA Aerospace Strikes Major Deal with HAITEC

Partnership with FAA-certified German firm to provide MRO services from the Bahrain hangar.       MENA Aerospace, the wholly Bahrain-owned provider of comprehensive aviation and aerospace services, and partner of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), have announced a significant milestone in the company’s development, and for Bahrain’s aviation sector. Enterin...