Bahrain airport launches Marhaba services
Manama, May 2, 2012
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has signed up Marhaba, an industry veteran with more than 20 years experience in Dubai airport, to provide its key “Meet & Assist”services at Bahrain International Airport.
As per deal, Marhaba - which means ‘welcome’ in Arabic – will be assisting passengers arriving at, transiting through and departing from Bahrain International Airport.
With a range of enriched services, Marhaba’s products are designed to make passengers’ journeys and experience as easy and comfortable as possible, said the BAC and Marhaba Bahrain officials at the signing ceremony, which was attended by Bahrain Airport authorities, including representatives from Civil Aviation Affairs, Police, Immigration and Customs Authorities.
Under this deal, 'Marhaba Bahrain' will provide a comprehensive range of premium passenger handling services at Bahrain airport including, but not limited to: meet and greet services on arrival and departure; transfer services; concierge/ porter service; hotel accommodation; lounges; visa processing; and chauffer services.
“After 20 successful years at Dubai International Airport, we feel confident that we can expand our services even further by partnering and investing within Bahrain,” remarked Ismail Ali Albanna, the executive vice president of Marhaba.
“We’ve worked hard to establish ourselves as a known and trusted brand and we look forward to bringing the same sense of reliability, quality and efficiency to the visitors and residents of Bahrain,” he added.
The new “Marhaba Bahrain” services at BIA are scheduled to be available to passengers during the summer season of 2012.
"Our core objective is to advance the contribution of Bahrain airport to the economy by enhancing its status, infrastructure and benefits to all stakeholders, passengers and users of its facilities," remarked BAC chief executive officer Gordon Dewar.
"That is why we are glad to welcome a new partner that will further the success of our airport," he stated.
“Bringing an experienced operator to our Meet & Assist services will raise our standard of service to an international level.” Dewar added.-TradeArabia News Service