All occupants of terminal building
first and second floor on hearing alarm evacuated their offices and assembled in assembly area.
A joint venture of Arabtec and TAV was appointed main contractor in 2016 to build a passenger terminal building
, a services building, and an aircraft bay for Bahrain International Airport's expansion.
"The launch of the new passenger terminal building
marks a new chapter in Bahrain's history of welcoming visitors from all over the world."
The CAAP said they have come up with an interim operational plan to reopen the airport for commercial operations on Friday to accommodate passengers traveling for 'Undas' even while repair and construction works in the passenger terminal building
The changes will only affect our departing international passengers and we will continue to handle international arrivals from the main passenger terminal building
The original terminal building
first opened in 1939.
"The original terminal building
when the airport first opened in 1939, it is a celebration of our aviation history, in an era where air travel was at its most glamorous.
The airport management of PCAA took immediate measures and mobilized janitorial staff to clear the affected area outside the Passenger Terminal Building
within few minutes.
It is just a short 4-5 minute walk from the terminal building
, without the need to wait for a car park transfer bus.
BAC's National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) platform is streamlining the airport's transition to the new Passenger Terminal Building
, coordinating amongst multiple parties and ensuring all strategic readiness initiatives are implemented as planned, the report said.
Therefore, in order to ensure preparations are being implemented as planned, the National ORAT Steering Committee, which was formed to operate the New Passenger Terminal Building
at BIA, has been holding several meetings to address key issues.
05 : 41 PM - 03/07/2018 Manama, July 3 (BNA): Operations at Bahrain International Airport's (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building
will be launched on schedule and meet all required deliverables, a Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) delegation of young professionals told a panel of global aviation experts recently in the UK.