Bahrain Air,  announced establishing a  new hub in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the airline will operate direct flights from Dammam KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) to Beirut and Khartoum from the 13th of June 2012.

Richard Nuttall, Bahrain Air's Chief Executive Officer said: “This is a great moment in the history of Bahrain Air. The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia has been a very important market for us, ever since we started operation. But we can now truly call it our second home as we open up our second HUB in Dammam. Our thanks and appreciation goes to the Civil Aviation Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their far sighted support in this venture as we look to better serve the needs of the communities in the Eastern Province”.

Bahrain Air plans operate four flights a week to Beirut on Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays departing from KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) Dammam at 11:20  a.m. and reaching Beirut International airport at 2:05 p.m.

Bahrain Air will also operate three flights a week to Khartoum International Airport on Tuesdays Wednesdays, and Sundays departing from KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) Dammam. On Tuesdays and Sundays Flights will depart at 09:45 a.m. and reaching Khartoum International Airport at 13.15 p.m. and on Wednesdays flights will depart at 11:55 p.m. and reach Khartoum at 03:30 am next day.

Ifthard Sheriff, Bahrain Air's Sales Manager Eastern Province KSA stated “Bahrain Air will operate with Airbus A320/A319 aircraft with a business and economy class configuration, and he stated that the new flights schedule will give Bahrain Air passengers better convenience flying out from KFIA (King Fahad International Airport) and eliminate delays on the Saudi, Bahrain causeway”.

Bahrain Air currently operates flights to two major cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh and Jeddah.

Source: Bahrain Air