Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Bahrain Air today, announced the launch of  four (4) flights a week to Trivandrum, Southern India with plans to increase to seven (7) flights a week by the summer.

A ceremony was held at the Bahrain International Airport for the inaugural flight today,  attended by Captain Ibrahim Abdulla Al Hamer, Managing Director of Bahrain Air, Richard Nuttall - CEO, and other officials and executives  from Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) and Bahrain Airport Services (BAS).

It was announced at the inaugural ceremony, once flights are increased to 7 flights a week as planned, the State of Kerala will constitute 80% of airline's capacity in the India. Flights have been scheduled for onward connection to other Gulf and Levant destinations.

Captain Ibrahim Al Hamer stated “The Indian Sub Continent remains a key focus area for Bahrain Air and Kerala continues to be a focal destination for us. Currently there are about 350,000 Keralites in Bahrain and another 400,000 in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. This new route to Trivandrum, once again reiterates our commitment to improve our services and meet the needs of our customers within the region. We are positive for the future and traffic rights permitting we will continue to increase flights to India as we take more aircraft in the future.”

Source:  Bahrain Air