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Catch a glimpse of Bahrain International Airshow 2022

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The sixth Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2022 began yesterday at Sakhir Air Base under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain. His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and Prime Minister performed the ceremonial opening.

The sixth edition of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), which is celebrating a decade of distinction, offers an exciting schedule of new features, sector-leading content, and an exceptional networking opportunity with influential regional decision-makers.

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Several agreements and deals were announced on the opening day of the airshow, which was organized by the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications and the Royal Bahraini Air force in association with Farnborough International.

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Building on BIAS’s objective of providing a skill and education hub, a workshop was held by Corrin Higgs, an Airbus sustainability expert, who presented to Bahraini university students the latest innovations and sustainability trends in the aviation industry, highlighting Airbus’ journey toward clean aerospace, its sustainability strategy focus on reducing the CO2 emissions of its current aircraft, and its goal to bring the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft to market by 2035.

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The afternoon’s airshow featured displays by the Global Stars, Red Arrows, DHL B767-300 Flypast, UAE F16, Saudi Hawks, and P-8 flypast, as well as the Gulf Air 787, RBAF, JF-17, Fursan Al Emarat, UAE Mirage 2000, RSAF Typhoon, and USAF F-16 demo team. And also 186 companies are taking part in the display, exhibition hall, and chalets, and there are 200 participating civilian and military delegations.

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