BAHRAIN AIR announced the resumption of operations with direct flights from Bahrain to Alexandria’s Borg El Arab International Airport from June 21. “Over the past weeks we have received many enquiries from our valuable customers looking for direct flights to Alexandria during the summer period,” said Bahrain Air Bahrain sales manager Jayamohan Velappannair.
The airline also announced its new hub in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Bahrain Air will operate direct flights from Dammam KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) to Beirut and Khartoum from the June 13, 2012.
Bahrain Air CEO Richard Nuttall, said, “This is a great moment in the history of Bahrain Air. The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia has been a very important market for us, ever since we started operation. But we can now truly call it our second home as we open up our second hub in Dammam. Our thanks and appreciation goes to the Civil Aviation Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their far sighted support”.
Bahrain Air manager marketing Naeem Mahamoor added, “Bahrain Air will operate Airbus A320 aircraft with a business and economy class configuration. The new flight schedule will give Bahrain Air passengers better convenience flying out from KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) and eliminate delays on the Saudi, Bahrain causeway.”
The carrier currently operates flights to two major cities in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh and Jeddah.