Manama, Bahrain – 09 November 2022: Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) has signed an agreement with DHL Express to provide cargo ground handling services, as well as DHL Aviation to provide warehousing services.
The signing ceremony took place on Wednesday November 9 2022, the first day of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2022, where Mr. Nabeel Kanoo the Chairman of BAS, and Mr. Nour Suliman the CEO of DHL Express Middle East and North Africa and Mr. Andrew Love the VP Air Capacity Sales at DHL, signed the 2 agreements in the presence of Eng. Mohamed Khalil, CEO of BAS and other officials from both entities.
Over the course of one year, BAS will be providing cargo ground handling services for DHL aircrafts, which include ramp, cargo and parking services, as well as Unit Load Devices (ULDs). As for DHL Aviation, the agreement stipulates that BAS will be providing warehousing services for a period of two years, which include cargo and mail handling, customs declarations, cargo acceptance, preparation of ULDs, as well as bulk cargo.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Nabeel Kanoo the Chairman of BAS, said: “It gives us great pleasure to be partnering with DHL Express and DHL Aviation, pioneers in the field of sustainable transport and logistics. This agreement comes as a testament to our continued efforts in providing our partners with the highest standards of cargo ground handling and warehousing operations.”
“Through this partnership, we aim to further strengthen the relationship between both companies and lay down the base for a wide range of opportunities in the coming future,” he added.
“The partnership with BAS forms part of DHL’s ongoing efforts to continuously enhance our ground operations to improve the speed and efficiency of our deliveries, and overall customer service. Such strategic partnerships reiterate our commitment to further strengthening the Kingdom’s logistics infrastructure and boosting its position as a prime regional logistics Hub,“ commented Mr. Nour Suliman the CEO of DHL Express Middle East and North Africa