BAS takes part in Singapore Air Show
Manama, February 3, 2010
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS), provider of total quality ground handling services to all aircraft operators using Bahrain International Airport, is taking part in the Singapore Air Show which concludes on Friday.
Part of a high-level Bahraini delegation, BAS is attending the Singapore air show for the third consecutive year at Changi exhibition centre, said a senior BAS official.
The other delegation members - Bahrain Airport Company, Batelco, Gulf Air, BexAir and the Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs; attended the Singapore Air show Leadership Summit 2010 conference which discussed the developments within the aviation industry.
"BAS is currently holding high level meetings with industry leaders in Asia, fostering new business opportunities, partnerships and putting Bahrain once again firmly on the global map of aviation," remarked Salman Al Mahmeed, BAS deputy chief executive officer.
"It is an honor for us to participate in the Singapore air show for the third year in a row. This is a result of co-operation between the two countries politically, economically and especially within the aviation industry," he stated.
"Participation in the Singapore air show follows the success of BAS’s involvement and support of the Bahrain International Air Show. BAS provides critical ground handling and services support for the aviation industry within the region, with views to expand our reach globally," he added.
One of the largest exhibitions in the world, attracting over 800 exhibitors, 85 per cent of which are repeat exhibitors from previous air shows; the Singapore Air Show offers a unique platform to promote the aviation sector of Bahrain positively impacting bilateral relations between the two countries.
On a VIP tour of the exhibition booths and static aircraft displays, Deputy Prime Minister, Teo Chee Hean and Minister of Transport Teo Boxxi Heng, Singapore visited the Kingdom of Bahrain stand, expressing admiration and support for Bahrain's efforts in promoting aviation business worldwide, Al Mahmeed said.
"BAS’s active participation in such international forums, exploits the current media momentum following the BIAS and stimulates companies to develop early planning for the 2012 Bahrain International Air Show; establishing it as one of the world's major aviation exhibitions," Al Mahmeed added.-TradeArabia News Service