Deals worth $1.8 billion were made at Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS 2022) which took place at the Sakhir Airbase from 08-11 November under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The show was officially opened by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister.
Organized by the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications and the Royal Bahraini Air Force in association with Farnborough International, the show celebrated its 10th anniversary this year.
“We hope to have more companies and aircraft participating in the seventh edition of the Bahrain International Airshow 2024,” Director of Bahrain International Airshow Yousif Mohammed Mahmoud told Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Over 50,000 people have attended the sixth Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2020) over its three days. “There were 186 companies participating from 33 countries at the show,” Mahmoud said.
“There were a total of 225 military and civil delegations in attendance and 76 participating aircraft. This years’ airshow has many successful testimonies from international companies. The feedback that we got from these companies is that the show was very well organized, and the quality of the service was outstanding,” he added.