Privately owned Bahrain Air (BN) said it is recovering from last year’s Middle East disturbances with a jump in traffic for the second quarter compared to the same period last year. The airline announced a 57% increase in passenger traffic year-over-year, with a load factor of 78% compared to 59% a year earlier. Average aircraft utilization also improved by 45% to stand at 13.1 hrs. per day. BN attributes its recent return to growth to improvements in market conditions and the ...

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