Bahrain Air Release its Second Quarter 2012 Traffic Figures Marking an Overall Improvement
Monday, 23 July 2012
Bahrain Air, reported its traffic results for the second quarter 2012, marking an 57% increase in passenger figures compared to the corresponding period in 2011.

The average load factor for the second quarter of 2012 stood at 78% compared with 59% a year earlier. The average aircraft utilization has also improved by 45% to stand at 13.1 hours per day.

Richard Nuttall, Bahrain Air’s chief executive officer, said, “The last twelve months have been really tough. But there is now clear evidence that the markets are returning. We have used this time to invest in upgrading our systems, our products and our organization. We are in a much better place than we were twelve months ago. We are determined in our efforts to be Bahrain’s favorite airline. Despite intense competition in the aviation sector and turbulence in the global economy, Bahrain Air’s second quarter results indicate that the airline is well on track to outperform its forecasts for 2012.”