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IN KEEPING with its mission to enhance the airport’s infrastructure and services, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has signed a BD1.2 million ($3.18 million) agreement with Shenzhen CIMC Tianda Airport Support to replace the existing passenger bridges at Bahrain International Airport with new state-of-the-art passenger boarding bridges. 

The signing ceremony was held during the Bahrain International Airshow last month.  

As per the agreement, 7 CIMC Tianda passenger boarding bridges will be installed to replace the existing bridges at Bahrain International Airport to further enhance the airport’s operations and travel experience. 

The new bridges will not only provide weather protection, comfort, and safe walkway between terminal and aircrafts; but they will also be designed to create a welcoming ambience for passengers.  

Chief executive officer of BAC Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah confirmed in his remark that this agreement is part of BAC’s immediate enhancement work at the airport, aiming to elevate the airport’s capabilities in keeping pace with the aviation growth. 

Shenzhen CIMC-TianDa Airport Support is a China-based company specialised in designing and manufacturing airport equipment as passenger boarding bridge and cargo handling system. The company has served over 184 airports.

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