Bahrain Airport Services signs line maintenance contract with Kalitta Air


Bahrain Airport Services BAS has signed a two-year Standard Ground Handling Agreement (SGHA) for line maintenance services with Kalitta Air, an air carrier and leading express delivery provider of air cargo transportation.

Under this contract, BAS, which is an aircraft maintenance provider accredited by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will provide regular technical certification services for all Kalitta Air flights departing from Bahrain International Airport (BIA) for the duration of the contract. The SGHA outlines BAS’ superior offering and further demonstrates the capabilities of its line maintenance services in partnership with Kalitta Air.

BAS CEO Mohammed Khalil said, “At BAS, we are proud to provide line maintenance services to airlines that have chosen BIA as their preferred destination. We are proud to partner with other companies in the field, such as Kalitta Air, as we strive to use our expertise and deep industry knowledge, to the benefit of our customers.

Zoltan Kocis, Vice President of Maintenance, Engineering and Supply for Kalitta Air, said, “Kalitta Air is proud to partner with BAS to provide our customers with scheduled service to and from BAH.

The SGHA authorizes BAS to issue certificates of release to service after scheduled maintenance checks as well as rectification of defects, troubleshooting, replacement of components and minor repairs within the scope of the authorization.

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