Manama, Bahrain – 08 November 2022: Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) announces that it is the Official Ground Handling Sponsor for the sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow 2022, which is held on the 9th to 11th of November at Sakhir Air Base.
As the official ground handler of the BIAS 2022, the company is managing all ground handling services for the participating airlines at the event. During this year’s event, BAS is providing handling services to over 100 aircraft owned by companies from regional and international airlines, ranging from commercial and passenger aircrafts to other aircrafts. The integrated services include assembling ramp equipment, electric tags, cleaning and maintenance, as well as security services. During the event, over 120 BAS staff members and 96 ground and support equipment will be running at the BIAS 2022 ground operations, ensuring high levels of excellent ground handling services for BIAS’s customers, as well as representing this national event on a international level with utmost profoundness.
The company is also preparing catering services for the entire three-day event, providing food and beverage outlets to over 54K expected trade visitors through food vendors, including food trucks, restaurants and food and beverage outlets. Noting that BAS catering services proudly meets the requirements of ISO 22000, an international standard that defines the food safety management system and quality assurance requirements, as it is also fully compliant with the International Health and Safety Standards (HACCP).
Commenting on the occasion, Eng. Mohamed Khalil, CEO of BAS, said: “We are proud to be the Official Ground Handling Sponsor for the sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow since its inception. It gives us great pleasure to be supporting such a renowned event aimed at elevating the Kingdom within the aviation sector, which attracts a wide range of local and regional audience.”
“We would like to commend the efforts and the role of the Chairman of the BIAS’s Supreme Organizing Committee and Personal Representative of His Majesty the King, His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in strengthening the Kingdom’s economic vision by hosting future-focused events with the aim of exchanging insights on the latest trends within the aviation sector, as well as supporting national companies within the aviation sector, creating fruitful partnerships with world-renowned companies from across the globe and attracting foreign investment,” he added.
Established in 1977, Bahrain Airport (BAS) has been the primary operator of ground services at Bahrain International Airport since its establishment. A trusted name in the world of services as a company certified by the Air Transport Safety Audit Program of the International Air Transport Association. The company offers a number of services ranging from ground operations, cargo, catering services, aircraft engineering, a Learning and Development Centre empowering its staff, as well as BAS Aircraft Engineering Training Center (BAETC), an internationally recognized aircraft engineering and maintenance training provider since 2004.