Bahrain Airport Company gets the Aerodrome Certification from Civil Aviation Affairs
Bahrain 21August 2014 (STAT):-Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing and operating body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) has received the renewal of the Aerodrome Certification from the Ministry of Transportation’s Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA). The Chief Executive Officer of BAC Mohammed Al Binfalah received the certificate at a meeting held with the Acting Under secretary for Civil Aviation Affairs, Ahmed Al-Nemah at the CAA headquarter.
The Aerodrome Certificate endorses the airport’s compliance with the Bahrain Aerodrome Standards and Certification Regulations,CAR 001, and fulfils the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The certificate, which is valid for five years, confirms that the BIA aerodrome is licensed and approved for international civil air traffic operations.
According to Mohamed Thamir Al Kaabi, Chief Operations Officer at Bahrain Airport Company, “the renewal of the Aerodrome Certificate highlights the Company’s focus on operating BIA in accordance with the international aviation regulations. Renewal of the certificate was granted following the assessment of BIA’s aerodrome by the CAA and confirms the readiness and operational capability of BIA and ensures that the landing field is safe and suitable for take-off and landing of international aircrafts.”
The Aerodrome Certification is issued by the CAA in pursuance of its obligation to ensure the enforcement of the CAA Authority Law that determines international regulations and standards at all aerodromes serving international civil air traffic in the Kingdom of Bahrain.