Bahrain Airport Company hosts banquet in honour of British Airways

Press release
Published December 4th, 2011 - 07:17 GMT
Denise during her speech
Denise during her speech

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) held a dinner banquet at the Capital Club on Wednesday (30th Nov) in honour of Ms. Denise McGregor, Head of Customer Services and Operations (Europe, Africa, Middle East, South America, UK) for British Airways (BA). As an established and valued partner of BAC, the company hosted British Airways management and senior figures in the industry and society, as part of its ongoing strategy of cementing relationships and bolstering partnerships at home and beyond.

Speaking at the dinner, Mr. Gordon Dewar, CEO of BAC said: “We are delighted to host this dinner in honour of the role played by British Airways, represented by their delegation headed by Denise McGregor, today. We are continuously seeking to build on our already solid relationship with British Airways, and to recognize BA’s contribution to the development of Bahrain which supports the strong relationship the Kingdom has have with the UK. We are committed to continue providing the very best support and services to British Airways and all our partners, and I am confident our relationship will go from strength to strength.”

Ms. Denise McGregor, commented, “I am thrilled to be here in Bahrain today with one of our most respected partners, Bahrain Airport Company, and I would like to thank them for hosting this event and for their continuous support and this long-standing partnership. We are committed to Bahrain and the role played by BAC, and we extend our appreciation for their efforts in providing us with the best services and facilities. Bahrain has always been a very special destination for us, in fact our inaugural Concorde service in 1976 was to Bahrain. We remained in the region throughout the difficult times, which clearly shows our commitment. We welcome the plans for expansion of Bahrain International Airport and are proud to be a part of the journey to raise passenger numbers from 9 million to 13.5 million annually.”

The dinner was also attended by a number of senior officials including H.E. Lain Lindsey, British Ambassador to Bahrain; at; Captain Abdulrahman Al Gaoud, Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs; Brigadier Zuhair Al Absi, Ministry of the Interior, ; Nicola Smith, Regional Customer Service Manager (Middle East in addition to BAC Board Members, management and guests. 

Background Information

Bahrain Airport Company

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has been successfully managing and operating the Bahrain International Airport since 2008.

Through the provision of world-class Facilities, operational and commercial excellence, BAC has been attracting and supporting airlines, delivering great passenger and cargo services.

With a clear vision of sustaining and building Bahrain International Airport’s Position as an attractive hub for airlines and passengers alike BAC spearheads towards the future connecting Bahrain to the rest of the world.

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