Bahrain Air


Bahrain Air

Infobox_Airline
airline = Bahrain Air
logo =
logo_size = 200px
fleet_size = 2 (9 orders)
destinations = 10
IATA = 2B
ICAO = BAB
callsign = Bahrain Air
hubs = Bahrain International Airport
founded = 2007
commenced = 2008
headquarters = flagicon|Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
key_people = Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa,Chairman
hub = Bahrain International Airport
frequent_flyer =
lounge =
website = http://www.bahrainair.net/

Bahrain Air ( _ar. طيران البحرين) is the second flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and its main base is Bahrain International Airport. The low-cost airline plans to initially operate scheduled services to 13 destinations in the Middle East. [ [http://www.arabnews.com/?page=6&section=0&article=103918&d=23&m=11&y=2007 Low-Priced Bahrain Air to Start Flying on Jan. 17] ] The airline plans to increase its destinations to 14 cities by April 2008, 23 cities by 2009 and up to 25 cities by 2010.

Bahrain Air started operations on February 1, 2008. [http://bahrainair.org/mission.php Bahrain Air mission] ] The airline will use a modern Airbus A320 fleet, with 12 seats in business and 150 in economy. [http://bahrainair.org/fleet.php Bahrain Air fleet] ] It will initially fly on Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Mashad, Beirut, Amman and Alexandria routes.

Managing director Ibrahim Al Hamer said the plan was to increase the number of destinations to 25 in the next three years.

Destinations

Initial destinations are:

Africa

;North Africa
*Egypt
**Alexandria (El Nouzha Airport)

Asia

;South Asia
*India
**Kochi (Cochin International Airport) [http://www.gulfnews.com/business/Aviation/10207046.html]
*Bangladesh
**Dhaka (Zia International Airport) (Starts October 2008)
**Chittagong (Shah Amanat International Airport) (Starts October 2008);Southwest Asia
*Syria
**Damascus (Damascus International Airport)
**Aleppo (Aleppo International Airport)
*Jordan
**Amman (Queen Alia International Airport)
*Bahrain
**Bahrain (Bahrain International Airport) Hub
*Lebanon
**Beirut (Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport)
*Qatar
**Doha (Doha International Airport)
*United Arab Emirates
**Dubai (Dubai International Airport)
*Saudi Arabia
**Jeddah (King Abdulaziz International Airport) (Starts July 2008)
**Dammam (King Fahd International Airport)
*Kuwait
**Kuwait City (Kuwait International Airport) (Starts October 2008)
*Iran
**Mashhad (Mashhad International Airport)

Fleet

The Bahrain Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of 12 September 2008) [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=BNR&al_op=1] :

*2 Airbus A320-212

External links

* [http://www.bahrainair.net/ Bahrain Air]
* [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=BNR&al_op=1 Bahrain Air Fleet]

References


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