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GAA backs Bahrain International Airshow

Paris, June 21, 2011

Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding, has confirmed its participation at the 2012 edition of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS).

The Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) is organised by Civil Aviation Affairs in conjunction with international exhibition organisers, Farnborough International Limited (FIL).

BIAS 2012 will take place under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, from January 19 to 21 at the purpose-built state-of-the-art event venue at Sakhir Air Base.

At the 2010 event, GAA announced the launch of the first aviation academy in Bahrain which will play a vital role in increasing the aviation industry’s presence in the region and in the development of Bahrain’s air transport infrastructure.

“We are delighted that GAA will be joining us for the next Bahrain International Airshow,” said Captain Abdulrahman Al Gaoud, Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs and deputy chairman of BIAS Supreme organizing committee.

“The successful launch of the new academy at BIAS 2010 was a fantastic step forward in terms of aviation training for the Kingdom and was an important, high profile announcement for the show. We look forward with anticipation of further developments to be announced at BIAS 2012.”

Tim Shattock, chief executive officer of GAA, said: “We at GAA are pleased to once again taking part in the Bahrain International Airshow 2012 following the success of our participation and official launch during the inaugural BIAS two years ago.”

“BIAS 2012 will provide the Academy with a great opportunity to meet with our growing number of customers and build new relationships.”

“Since our inauguration, GAA has been working closely together with the Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs (BCAA) to position Bahrain as a centre of excellence for aviation training in the MENA region through providing quality aviation training solutions across the aviation industry,” he added.

“We are looking forward to a highly productive show and the opportunity to once again network with existing business partners and meet experts in the global Aerospace market,” Shattock concluded. – TradeArabia News Service




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