During the Bahrain International Airshow 2022 BAS announces its 3rd Catering Facility at Sakhir Airbase and Signs an agreement with Al Sabah Construction as the Official Contractor

Manama, Bahrain – 10 November 2022: In the presence of Commander of Sakhir Air Base Major General Staff Pilot Mohammad BaHussain Al Musallam. Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) has signed an agreement with Al Sabah Construction as the official contractor for the Sakhir Airbase Catering Facility.

Mr. Mohamed Khalil the CEO of BAS, and Mr. Ali Abdulla Subah the Chairman of Al Sabah Construction, signed the contracting agreement for the Sakhir Airbase Catering Facility. The signing ceremony took place on Thursday November 10 2022. The second day of the Bahrain International Airshow.

Comprising of a 7500 sqm plot area, the state-of-the-art catering facility will be located within the vicinity of the Sakhir Airbase. The catering facility will include a wide number of skilled employees who will manage the daily catering requirements for VIP flight operations, as well as other customers in surrounding areas and major events such as the Bahrain International Airshow.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Mohamed Khalil the CEO of BAS, said: “It gives us great pleasure to be partnering with Al Sabah Construction, a construction pioneer in the Kingdom since its inception in 1985, on the Sakhir Airbase Catering Facility. The launch of the Sakhir Airbase Catering Facility aims to further expand and establish our catering operations to serve a wider range of clients throughout the Kingdom.”

“With over 40 years of experience in providing catering services to inflight catering customers, airport terminal lounges, in addition to cooperate catering customers, the new facility is set to be the third catering unit within the Kingdom of Bahrain managed by BAS Catering and its subsidiary BDC Catering,” he added.

“We are honored to be partnering with BAS as the official contractors for a project of this magnitude, which we believe will further enhance the catering industry within the Kingdom. As part of our signed agreement with BAS, the construction of this project is scheduled to take place during December 2022” commented Mr. Ali Abdulla Subah, Chairman of Al Sabah Construction.