Bahrain Air Stress their Hybrid Business Model by Providing 90 Percent of the Services of a Legacy Carrier
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Bahrain Air held an in-company conference on the 21st & 22nd of May 2012 in Manama, Bahrain's capital, for the country managers from the airline's  network to discuss commercial plans covering their geographical areas. The event conducted workshops on marketing, e-commerce, cargo, revenue, ground services & customer care.

Captain Ibrahim Al Hamer managing director , Richard Nuttall,chief executive officer  and airline's departmental managers (marketing, revenue optimization, finance, information technology, ground services and customer care), were all present.

Richard Nuttall said “Bahrain Air currently operates as a hybrid carrier providing 90% of the services of a full service carrier. We are in the process of upgrading our business class, our new business class seats along with the entertainment system will be on-board after the summer season” 

Captain Al Hamer added,“we, at Bahrain Air, are working hard to build this airline; the end result makes our customers satisfied and employees proud. We are always committed to offering our customers with the best services by staying true to the core principles on which we were founded –“affordable fares with genuine care.” This is what propels us to be an airline with passion & we strive to be the favourite airline of the region.” 

The following managers from the network offices of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dubai UAE, Doha Qatar, Kuwait, Levant region and the Indian sub-continent were present at the conference:
  • Muhammad Hanif Zakaria - Regional Sales Manager GCC
  • Jay Mohan Velappannair - Sales Operations Manager Bahrain 
  • Mohammed Ifthard Shariff - Sales & Operations Managers Eastern Province KSA 
  • Elsayed Darwish - Sales & Operations Managers Riyadh 
  • Shahid Fareed - Sales & Operations Manager Jeddah 
  • Syed T. Ahmed - General Manager GSA 
  • Ayman Alqudwa - Sales & Operations Manager Doha 
  • Bashar Shawareb - Sales & Operations Manager Amman 
  • Chintaka Bandara - Sales & Operations Manager Dubai 
  • Shankar Krishnamurth - Sales & Operations Manager Mumbai 
  • Mohammed Kalawadh - Regional Sales Manager Levant 
  • Suzanne Rajabian (Ms.) - General Sales Agent Beirut 
  • Seigfred Mendoza - Sales & Operations Manager Dhaka 
  • Waigh Hassanin - General Sales Agent Alexandria 
  • Gireesh Nair - Regional Sales Manager Indian Sub Continent 
  • Renuka G.N. (Ms.) - Regional Manager West & South India 
  • Hari Mohan - Sales & Operations Manager Kerala 
  • Eranhikal Rubesh - Sales & Operations Manager Kathmandu 
  • Balu Varughese - General Sales Agent Trivandrum 
  • Khaled Saeed - General Sales Agent Khartoum 
  • Raju Pillai Senior - Manager Pricing & Capacity Control 
  • Naeem Mahamoor - Manager Marketing 
  • Rizwan Khan - Manager Accounts 
  • Henry Nathaiel - Manager Cargo 
  • Albert Farhat - Senior Manager Information Technology 
  • Naima Alkoja (Ms.) - Manager Schedules
  • Ms. Manju Deshpande (Ms.) - Manager Legal
  • Prem Shankar Manager - Revenue Planning

Source: Bahrain Air