Expansion of Bahrain AIM Systems to accommodate GCC IFPS Zone

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Air Traffic Management Directorate Kicked-off the expansion of Bahrain Aeronautical Information Management Systems to host and accommodate of the GCC states flight plans as a fundamental sub-regional project that will eventually expand to cover the MID Region states. The execution of this project is a confirmation of the superiority and the efficiency of the Kingdom of Bahrain on a regional and a global level. The prime purpose of this project is to adequately manage the region`s flight plans in line with the ICAO Global Air Navigation Plan to match the Advanced Global Avionic technologies, hence,  accommodate the present and future growth of traffic in the most efficient and system interoperable manner and expected completion is in the second quarter of year 2020.

Latest Development: A contract was signed with Avitech GmbH during the 4th Quarter 2018.

  • 8,087Total Aircraft Movement, Jun 2019
  • 811,884Total Passengers, Jun 2019
  • 22,465Total Cargo and Mail, Jun 2019
  • 963,624Monthly ridership, Aug 2019
  • 48,324,272Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Aug 2019)
  • 53,354General Cargo, August 2019
  • 37,394Container Throughput, August 2019
  • 80Total Vessels, August 2019
  • 99Percent Mobile network coverage
  • 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
  • 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network



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