Friday, 29 January 2021

Gulf Air moves to new terminal at Bahrain International Airport

Gulf Air's 787 operating the airline's first flight from the new terminal

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain has moved to its brand new home,  the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport. Gulf Air takes pride to be a vital operator in the state-of-the-art terminal which features include a dedicated check-in area for both Falcon Gold and economy class passengers of Gulf Air as well as a brand new Falcon Gold lounge that is double in size and capacity compared to the previous one in the old airport.

At 210,000 sqm the new Passenger Terminal increases Bahrain International Airport’s capacity to around 14 million passengers and 130,000 air traffic movements per year with a handling capacity of 4,700 bags per peak hour.  

The terminal features premium-class check-in halls, check-in desks, passport control booths, E-gates, security lanes, a 9,000 sqm duty-free retail space, premium-class lounges, food and beverage zones, 24 departure gates, and 7,000 new parking spaces both at-grade and in multi-story facilities.

Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal, with its advanced technology and convenience-oriented approach, is putting Bahrain International Airport on the global aviation map alongside the world’s leading smart airports.

It was designed to enhance efficiency and security while meeting passengers’ growing expectations for a more seamless airport experience. Advancements in automation streamline some of the most time-consuming processes and procedures, giving passengers more control over their journeys.

Where to park
Bahrain International Airport offers a range of short and long-term parking facilities to make your journey smooth and seamless

Short and Long Stay – Car Park B
The Multi-Storey Car Park B is a state-of-the-art Premium car park facility adjacent to the new Passenger Terminal, your car is parked minutes from the check-in and meet and greet areas

Long Stay – Car Park D
Car Park D is an ideal location to park your vehicle for a longer period of time. Located opposite the new Passenger Terminal, Car Park D is a short bus ride to the terminal. Complimentary shuttle services operate to and from the car parks

Valet Parking – Curbside
A valet parking service is available for both Arriving and Departing passengers. Operated by Hala Bahrain, find more details visit www.halabahrain.bhs

Facilities in the new terminal:
Prayer Rooms
Medical & Emergency services
Car rental services
VAT Refund
Telecommunication services
Changing Rooms and Showers
Smoking Rooms
Special Assistance
Nursing Rooms
Bus Stop access
Baggage Wrapping
Currency Exchange
Fast Track services
Kids Play Zone
Wi-Fi coverage
Valet and Limousine Services

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