General Travel News

Bahrain airport expansion plan ready by next month

July 12 - Plans for the expansion of Bahrain International Airport are expected to be ready next month.


The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Airport Company, Kamal Ahmed, stated that the French firm ADPI will complete the main expansion plans by August and tenders for engineering designs will be announced soon after that.


The French firm has been tasked with creating a comprehensive development plan for the airport which is to include new halls for passengers. It is also working on an Airport City project which is to be carried out over the next 30 years. This plan will include the building of a new traffic control tower and cargo facilities, a VIP lounge, as well as new roads and train lines connecting to the airport.


The expansion plan will include the building of 110 hangers, 87 boarding gates and 7 air bridges. The airport currently only operates 25 hangers.

More General Travel News
Swiss Belhotel to open 4 new hotels in the GCC
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establishment of new low cost airline
Emirates touches down in Mexico City
Latest Travel News
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establis...
Emirates touches down in Mexico City...
Air Arabia named as Middle East and Afr...
Featured Sights To See
Herăstrău Park

Herăstrău Park

Bucharest, Romania

Like many other large parks around Bucharest, the Herastrau Park is located on the Colentina River and extends to the north and the east of the river. The Park houses the Village Museum, several open air theaters and a host of water activities for visitors like boat trips and rentals. Spend a long summer day in this park to see the natural beauty of the historic city.                    {l...

Al-Thumairi Gate

Al-Thumairi Gate

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This is an impressive restoration of one of the nine city gates that led into the city until its walls were torn down in 1950. It is a quaint reminder of the city’s past.  ...

Funfairs, Parks, and Playgrounds

Funfairs, Parks, and Playgrounds

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo Land 1, Salah Salem St Tel: 364-5251/364-0430   Dream Park 6th October City Tel: 840-0887   Fun Planet Arkadia Mall, Downtown Tel: 579-2076   Geneina Mall Badrawi St, off Abbass El Akkad St, Nasr City Tel: 263-0745   Gero Land Obour City, Ismailia Rd Tel: 477-1435/33/34   Magic Land Media Production City, 6th October Tel: 835-7166   Pharaon...

Parc Jeanne Mance

Parc Jeanne Mance

Montreal, Canada

A small but popular evening gathering point for local residents. This park contains a large playground with facilities for soccer, tennis, volleyball, badminton, and baseball, and a swimming pool for children.  It's located at the northern base of Mount Royal. ...