Airports

Smooth airport operations despite increased passenger traffic in Bahrain

March 22-Operations at the Bahrain International Airport continued to run smoothly despite heavy passenger traffic because of the Formula One event, it was reported on Sunday. This has been attributed to the cooperation of Bahrain Airport Company's partners including the Civil Aviation Affairs, Bahrain Airport Services and Ministry of Interior.
"We created four committees – cargo, transportation, airside services and terminal operations. This committee system has been implemented since 2004, and members are extremely familiar with the Grand Prix arrangements at the airport due to extensive practice and knowledge,” said Mohamed Thamir Al Kaabi, Airport Director. He added that all four committees worked in tandem with one another thus making it possible for airport operations to run smoothly.
"Bahrain Airport Company is proud that the collective efforts of its partners have performed their services with dedication and pride," Dr Osama Al Ali, CEO of Bahrain Airport Company said. "This has proven successful with operations running at optimum levels despite higher traffic. These committees have worked in close coordination with all stakeholders, and have exercised control in accordance with a very sound strategic plan."

 

More Airports
Skytrax announces list of best airports for 2018
Passenger traffic at Doha’s Hamad International Airport grows by 20%
World’s first 7-star airport inaugurated
Latest Travel News
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of ...
Featured Sights To See
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Melbourne, Australia

Encompassing more than 20 art galleries in its premises the place is known to have played an instrumental role in preserving the art, culture, heritage and traditions which are the epitome of Australian civilization. This novel approach towards the promotion of art has motivated a number of people to showcase their work and has encouraged others to explore this talent within them. The place also a...

Underground Railway Museum

Underground Railway Museum

Budapest, Hungary

Found in the pedestrian subway beneath V Deak Ferenc ter, next to the main ticket window, this museum exhibits the history of the capital’s four underground rail lines. A lot of showcase is devoted to Metro 1 which was the first underground railway established in Europe in 1896. Tel: 461 6500 Times: 10am-5pm Tue-Sun Prices: adult/child 270/220Ft  ...

Changdeok-gung Palace

Changdeok-gung Palace

Seoul, South Korea

Also located in Yulgukno, it is another one of Seoul's most spectacular palaces and is second only to the Gyeongbok-gung. First built in 1405, it was the center of power in the dynasty between 1618 and 1896. All the buildings have been restored and repainted. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must-see place! Admission: 3000 won Opening Hours: Access is limi...

Koopmans De Wet House

Koopmans De Wet House

Cape Town, South Africa

This gorgeous late 18th century mansion was home to a famed socialite of Cape Town. Today it serves as a museum and on display is an even more gorgeous collection of carpets, antiques, paintings and porcelain. The exhibits are stunning and there is a guide book available containing details pertaining to every piece. Timings: Tues- Thurs 9 A.M- 4 P.M Admission: R 5 Address: 35 Strand St...