Bahrain gains Cargolux as 15th cargo airline

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), recently welcomed Cargolux Airlines, Europe’s largest all-cargo airlines, into the Kingdom of Bahrain.


Bahrain gains Cargolux as 15th cargo airline


Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), recently welcomed Cargolux Airlines, Europe’s largest all-cargo airlines, into the Kingdom of Bahrain. Marking its first landing at Bahrain International Airport in early March, the addition of Cargolux marks BIA’s 15th cargo airline. Cargolux will be serving Bahrain by transporting spare parts, machinery, perishables, food and consumer goods that includes textiles form the US and the European markets.

Commenting on the inaugural flight, Cargolux’s regional manager for the Middle East, Sharon Vaz Arab, said: “The addition of Bahrain to our global network opens up significant opportunities resulting from the Kingdom’s thriving economy.” Cargolux boasts a worldwide network covering up to 90 destinations, utilsing a fleet of 22 aircraft consisting of 11 B747-8F and 11 B747-400F.