Manama, Arriving at Bahrain International Airport from Abu Dhabi, UAE under the command of Bahrain Air Managing Director, Captain Ibrahim Al-Hamer and Captain Ahmed Yaoubi Operations and Maintenance Director.

Speaking on its arrival, Captain Ibrahim Al-Hamer said: "This is the fourth aircraft joining our fleet, during the 1st year of operation and we are looking forward to receive more aircraft during the coming months, as it has been announced previously."

Al-Hamer continued, "This type of aircraft is very ideal for short and long range, which suit our current and future operation, moreover this latest aircraft addition will allow us to add more destinations to Bahrain Air's network as well as increase frequency to current destinations as part of our ongoing aim to constantly strive to cater to passenger needs and offer them additional value."

On this occasion Eng. Abdul Moen Bastaki, Bahrain Air's Senior Manager Technical said, "the new aircraft arrived on the 15th March 2009" furthermore headed "the new A319 aircraft, is a state-of-the-art and top in its class, it is the ideal choice in the single-aisle market".

Eng. Bastaki concluded "the single-aisle plane, consisting of the double cabin with 12 passenger seats for Premium Class, and 120 seats in Economy Class.

The A319 BAW is one of the smaller members of Airbus' highly successful single aisle airliner, known for its wider, comfortable seats, aisles and overhead stowage that holds more carry-on baggage, as well as the technological innovation that brings enhanced performance and reliability."


Source: Press Release (Bahrain Air, Airbus)