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Bahrain Airport Company launches 2023 Safety Week activities

TDT | Manama    

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), launched its annual edition of Safety Week, with an opening ceremony held at the Movenpick attended by key representatives from the airport industry.

Guests included Bahrain international Airport key stakeholders. “Just Culture”, the main theme of this year’s Safety Week, promotes and inspires open communication and improvement to safety, to prevent and reduce accidents by inspiring teams to talk about safety with a positive approach.

Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, Chief Executive Officer at Bahrain Airport Company, said: “We are proud to be aligned with global regulatory bodies and international organizations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), fostering harmonization, consistency and interoperability in aviation safety procedures.”

The 2023 Safety Week will run for a week and will include a series of activities including a special exhibition held at Bahrain International Airport.

The week-long series of activities includes panel discussions, training sessions, workshops, and a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Walk.

As part of BAC’s priorities, the company continuously institutes training and awareness programs to educate its staff about the importance of aerodrome safety and the principles of a “Just Culture”. BAC has held awareness sessions, where a total of 951 employees participated in 2022 and 545 to date in the past year.