Stand #: E32
Short description

With a legacy spanning over four decades, Bahrain Airport Services has been at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art services, being the sole operator to aid in ground handling services at the Bahrain International Airport since 1977.

The establishment came as a result of a strong alliance between Gulf Air and highly esteemed travel agencies: Kanoo Travel, World Travel, Jalal Travel, Dilmun Travel, Al Qusaibi Travel and Bahrain International Travel.

Determined to master the world’s international standards, Bahrain Airport Services has strategically positioned itself, and has played a pivotal role, in establishing Bahrain as a leader in the aviation services sector by garnering international recognition and global accreditations. The company has emerged as a trusted name in the world of services and is certified by the Air Transport Safety Audit Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Detailed information

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) is a prominent ground handling provider at Bahrain International Airport, serving airlines, passengers and cargo companies for over 45 years. Certified by IATA, BAS's commitment to safety and high-quality services has attracted international carriers, boosting Bahrain's economy and employing local nationals. Bahrain Airport Services [BAS] was founded in 1977 to provide fully integrated airport services at Bahrain International Airport. Supported by a human capital of approximately 3000 staff, BAS is an ISAGO accredited Ground Service Provider which owns and operates four distinct business units.

1. Airport & Ground Operations: Our Operations division has a handling capacity of 8 million passengers annually. It currently serves 36 regional and international airlines providing a comprehensive range of ground handling services including passenger and ramp handling, dispatch and aircraft load control, special services, baggage handling, etc.

2. Cargo Services: Our Cargo division handles 125,000 tonnes of freight annually including import, export and trans-shipment. The Cargo Terminal encompasses an area of 19,000 square meters with a multi-bay storage racking warehouse and a range of special facilities for perishables, valuables, dangerous goods and livestock.

3. Catering Services: The modern In-Flight Catering infrastructure covers an area of approximately 11,000 square meters and has a maximum production capacity of 35,000 meals daily. An average of 500,000 meals per month is currently produced to satisfy 125 different menus and provide seamless transport “from-production-to-aircraft”.

4. Aircraft Maintenance Services: Provides line maintenance, technical certification and troubleshooting under EASA Part-145 Maintenance Organization Approval. It handles a total of 8,000 aircraft maintenance movements annually.

BAS also operates a fully owned subsidiary, BAS Aircraft Engineering Training Centre [BAETC]:

County/State: Muharraq , Bahrain
Telephone: (+973) 17321777
Country: Bahrain