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Name: BAHRAIN ROYAL FLIGHT
7JetSet7 Code: BHR
Status: Operational
Region: MIDDLE EAST
City: MANAMA
Country: BAHRAIN
Employees 7
Web:
Email:
Telephone: 32 32 16
Fax: 32 08 05
Sita:
Background
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BHR-727-2M7 - 2013-12
BHR-DEC05-A

FORMED IN 1981. NON-COMMERCIAL STATE ORGANIZATION CONDUCTING (VIP) JET AIRPLANE FLIGHTS FOR THE GOVERNMENT. FORMERLY "BAHRAIN AMIRI FLIGHT."

The Kingdom of Bahrain was established in 1783, it covers an area of 695 sq km, its population is .6 million, its capital city is Manama, and its official language is Arabic.

BAHRAIN IS AN ARCHIPELEGO OF 32 SPECKS AND ONE LARGE ISLAND. BAHRAIN IS AN OUTPOST FOR MANY MULTINATIONAL FIRMS; IT PROSPERS BY PROCESSING CRUDE OIL RATHER THAN DRILLING FOR IT. AMONG THE MOST LIBERAL STATES, IT VOTED IN 2001 TO MAKE THE KINGDOM A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY BY 2004. IT IS POPULAR WITH VACATIONING SAUDIS AND KUWAITIS.

OCTOBER 1997: THE BAHRAIN ROYAL FLIGHT (BHR) UPGRADED A 727 WITH (P&W) HUSHKITTED ENGINES FOR $10 MILLION TO OBTAIN A CONSIDERABLE NOISE REDUCTION, ESPECIALLY ON TAKEOFF.

CAPTAIN SHEPPHARD MANAGING DIRECTOR.

FEBRUARY 1999: 1 747 SP (JT9D) (21649) (VIP) FROM BRUNEI AMEDEO FLIGHT, EX-PAN AM (PAA), & EX-AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL), WITH LUFTHANSA (DLH) TECHNICAL SUPPORT.

NOVEMBER 1999: 747 SP (21649) DELIVERY AFTER MODIFICATIONS AT LUFTHANSA TECHNIK (DLH) (LTK).

December 2013: Bahrain Royal Flight 727-2M7 (21824, A9C-BA) and British Aerospace/Avro RJ85 (E2390, A9C-BDF) visited Cardiff Wales Airport to pick up soldiers that had been on exercise in the Welsh hills - - SEE ATTACHED - - "BHR-727-2M7 - 2013-12."

Fleet:
(definitions)

December 2017:

1 727-2M7 (JT8D-217C/-17R SUPER 27) (1595-21824, /80 A9C-BA "AL BAHRAIN"), EX-(HAW), WINGLETS. VIP.

1 747SP-21 (JT9D-7A), (373-21649, /79 A9C-HMHGULF OF BAHRAIN"), (DLH) TECH SPT, EX-(SFB). VIP.

1 747-4P8 (CF6-80C2B5F) (1324-33684, /03 APC-HMK), VIP.

1 GULFSTREAM II (SPEY 511-8) (202, /77 A9C-BG), VIP.

1 GULFSTREAM III (SPEY 511-8) (393, /83 A9C-BB), VIP.

Management:
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CAPTAIN HANDFORD, MANAGING DIRECTOR (1998-02).

IBRAHIM AL-BUNNAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

CAPTAIN EBRAHIM AL-GAOUD, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (BAHBDGF).

CFAPTAIN NASSER AL SALMI, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO).

CAPTAIN RICHARD FARNES, CHIEF PILOT 727.

CAPTAIN IAN NEIL, CHIEF PILOT 747.

CAPTAIN BRIAN WHEELER, HEAD FLIGHT SAFETY (BAHBDGF).

TERRENCE MCSTAY, ENGINEERING MANAGER (BAHBDGF),
(aftmc@batelco.com.bh) (1998-02).

TERRY NETHERCOTT, QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) MANAGER (2000-01).

 
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