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Bahrain air show tickets up for sale

MANAMA, October 30, 2018

Tickets for the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2018), which will take place at the Sakhir Airbase next month, are now available at all Batelco Retail Shops - the event's headline sponsor - and on the  BIAS website as well.

Organised by the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) and the Royal Bahraini Air Force in cooperation with Farnborough International, BIAS 2018 will take place from November 14 to 17.

The thrilling flying display at BIAS will provide hours of spectacular aerial entertainment as pilots showcase breath-stopping skills, testing the limits of some of the world’s most legendary aircraft.

When not watching the display, visitors can enjoy a range of Zones which will entertain, delight, inform, engage and excite.

Some of the world’s most innovative virtual reality technology and a state-of-the-art flight simulator will allow visitors to soar through the air with the full body suspension flight simulator and guide through the sky using VR (Virtual Reality) goggles.

The Simulator Zone is an unmissable chance to enjoy the thrill of being a pilot without leaving the ground. The Next Level Simulator Cockpit is a professional grade flight simulator, used and tested by professional pilots. Suitable for all ages, visitors can experience the thrill of the hot seat in this exciting show feature.

The Gaming Zone is a special treat for gamers; this zone will feature aviation-related games, allowing players to show off their gaming skills in a dedicated environment full of the latest technology.

The Kids Play Area will offer magic shows, competitions, games, a carousel, and a large play area featuring huge inflatable slides and obstacle courses, while street performers will include favourite characters from Disney and Star Wars join Iron Man, dancers and a crazy bouncing robot.

The Heritage Village is returning to BIAS with a wealth of Made in Bahrain arts and crafts that celebrate creativity and talent from around the island. Working in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Heritage Village is to feature a range of demonstrations from pottery to dress making and basket weaving, as well as traditional musical performances. 

Finally, some of Bahrain’s most popular acts including Mo Zowayed, Banah and DJ Layla are to perform on stage at the heart of this year’s BIAS. They will be joined by an amazing line-up of entertainment and musical acts.

Adult tickets to the public area are priced at BD10 ($26.3) per day with tickets for children up to 16 years of age priced at BD5 ($13.1). A discount of 5 per cent is available on the purchase of 20 or more tickets, which can be of any type and for any of the four dates. The tickets are for entrance to the Public Area which will feature a whole host of attractions and entertainment.

Tickets can be purchased in the following Batelco Retail Shops: Airport, Seef Mall (Muharraq), Seef Mall (Seef), Hamad Town, The Centre Mall, City Centre Bahrain, Saar Mall and Enma Mall, or visit Bahrain International Airshow’s website to purchase tickets. - TradeArabia News Service

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