The countdown to the Bahrain Air Show has begun with the event scheduled to commence on 16 January 2014 at the Sakhir Airbase. Gulf Air is the official carrier for the event.
Gulf Air’s acting chief executive officer, Maher Salman AlMusallam said: “The bi-annual event adds great value to the growing prominence of the Kingdom’s aviation sector. It also opens up vast business opportunities for the aerospace industry.”
The opening day will see Gulf Air showcase its A330 flying display in addition to a static aircraft display of the Gulf Air A320 ER. The three-day event is organized under the patronage of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
Participant list include ADS Group, Airbus, BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Farnborough International Ltd, GE, Lockheed Martin, Lufthansa Technik and Sikorsky / Pratt & Whitney among others.