6.34% drop in tonnage of Bahrain International Airport
Cargo tonnage handled by Bahrain International Airport reached 177,070 during the six-month period, a 6.34 per cent drop from 189,060 tonnes during the same period last year. As per a joint statement from Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and manager of BIA, and the national carrier Gulf Air, stated that both showed a steady increase in cargo movement compared to the same period last year. The decline was likely due to the ongoing global supply chain disruptions. Meanwhile, the national carrier Gulf Air, saw a significant increase. It handled 38,300 tonnes of cargo during H1 2023.