MIDDLE EAST: Air France ups Bahrain flights

Air France Cargo will increase its fl ights to Bahrain from three to four per week, due to increased air cargo demand at Bahrain International Airport, it said. The fl ights will connect Bahrain with Lisbon, Dhaka, Hong Kong and Cairo, effective from November 1 this year to March 31, 2008. ¡°The open skies policy […]


Air France Cargo will increase its fl ights to Bahrain from three to four per week, due to increased air cargo demand at Bahrain International Airport, it said. The fl ights will connect Bahrain with Lisbon, Dhaka, Hong Kong and Cairo, effective from November 1 this year to March 31, 2008. ¡°The open skies policy adopted by the Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) to liberalise the aviation industry, coupled with its marketing efforts to attract new airlines to Bahrain, has resulted in Air France Cargo adding an additional frequency,¡± said a CAA spokesman.