Bahrain Air Operates Direct Flights to Beirut and Khartoum from Dammam’s King Fahad International Airport.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Bahrain Air, has announced it will operate direct flights to Khartoum and Beirut from Dammam, Saudi Arabia - King Fahad International Airport (KFIA). The inaugural flight to Khartoum was on 13th June 2012 and the Beirut flight scheduled to commence on 20th June 2012. Bahrain Air currently operates flights to two other destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh and Jeddah with Damman considered as the airlines' second hub.

Captain Ibrahim ALHamer Bahrain Air’s managing director said,“This is a great moment in the history of Bahrain Air. The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia is a very important market for us as we start flying out of Dammam today. My thanks and appreciation goes to the Civil Aviation Authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their far sighted support in this venture”.

Bahrain Air will operate three flights a week to Khartoum International Airport on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday departing from KFIA, Dammam. On Tuesday and Sunday, the flight will depart at 09:45 a.m. reaching Khartoum International Airport at 13.15 p.m. and on Wednesday the flight will depart at 11:55 p.m. and arrive Khartoum at 03:30 am the next day.

The airline will operate four flights a week to Beirut on Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday departing from King Fahad International Airport, Dammam at 11:20 a.m. and arriving Beirut International Airport at 2:05 p.m.

Hanif Zakaria Bahrain Air’s regional manager for the Gulf Cooperation Coucnil countries added, “Bahrain Air operates with its modern Aircraft A320/A319. We are a hybrid airline offering both business and economy class configuration. Our 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

"The carrier also provides lounge facilities and offers immediate connections to popular GCC destinations, the Levant and the Indian Sub-continent."