Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced today obtaining additional aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicles from AMA Motors Group in a leading move to further enhance safety of operations and passengers at Bahrain International Airport.
The announcement came following a signing ceremony with AMA Motors Group during Bahrain International Airshow 2014 attended by Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Airport Company Mr. Mohamed Yousif AlBinfalah, and Vice Chairman of AMA Group MrTawfiq Al-A’ali. As per the BD1.3 million (USD3.4 million) agreement, Rosenbauer- represented locally by AMA Motors Group – will provide two 8×8 rapid intervention vehicles (RIV) in addition to technical support, repair and maintenance services.
Chief Executive Officer of BAC Mr. Mohamed Yousif AlBinfalah commented on the signing, “As we strive to manage Bahrain International Airport as a leading airport, elevating the aviation security is among our core objectives. The agreement signing with the renowned AMA Motors Group is a testament of our commitment to equip the airport with leading edge security solutions and implement the globally required measures.”
Rosenbauer is a world leading manufacturer of fire fighting equipment for fire and emergency services, represented in Bahrain by AMA Motors Group. Mr. Tawfiq Al-A’ali Vice Chairman of AMA Group also commented during the signing ceremony, and said “ AMA Motors has been associated with Bahrain Airport Company since 2003, since the first Rosenbauer crash tender was supplied by us followed by additional units in 2007. We are proud to provide Bahrain International Airport with a fleet of state-of-the art firefighting vehicles, and we look forward to further strengthen our working relationship.”
BAC is the authority responsible for enhancing Bahrain International Airport and increasing the airport’s contribution to the local economy in line with Vision 2030. Having passengers’ comfort and service excellence as its’ primary focus, BAC is striving to improve the airport’s infrastructure while diversifying the airport’s revenue streams with a mixture of aeronautical and non-aeronautical services. Through the provision of world-class facilities, operational and commercial excellence, BAC has been attracting and supporting airlines, delivering exceptional passenger and cargo services.
Source / Author: Bahrain Airport
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