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Bahrain is an independent state in south-western Asia, comprising an archipelago in the southern Persian Gulf, between the Qatar Peninsula on the east and the coast of Saudi Arabia on the west. It has a total area of 707 sq km (273 sq mi). The principal islands include Bahrain, by far the largest island with a total area of 562 sq km (217 sq mi); Al Muharraq; Umm an Na'sân; Sitrah; Jiddah; and the Hawâr group. Manama is Bahrain's capital and largest city. Bahrain was under British control from 1861 to 1971, when it gained its independence.

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January 9, 2017Swiftair Bahrain was a cargo airline based in Manama that was founded in 2008 [added]
January 8, 2017Comlux Middle East is a business & private charter carrier out of Bahrain Muharraq International (BAH) [added]

March 12, 2015

Texel Air: status changed to 'Active' as airline started operations earlier this year update

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Operating DatesStatus
Ajaa   

(2008)

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Bahrain Air   

2008 - 2013

Inactive

^ Comments : Bahrain Airs' inaugural flight took off on 03Feb2008 from Bahrain to Dubai & it suspended all flights on 12Feb2013

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Bexair   

2003* - 2008

Inactive

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Comlux Middle East  added

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments : Comlux Middle East is a business & private charter carrier out of Bahrain Muharraq International (BAH)

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Delmun Aviation Services   

2008* - 2012

Inactive

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DHL International (SNAS Worldwide Express)   

1979 - date

Active

^ Comments : DHL International (SNAS Worldwide Express) operations started on 30Jun1979

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Falcon Cargo   

(2011)

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Gulf Air   

1974 - date

Active

^ Comments : Gulf Air was established as Gulf Aviation on 24Mar1950, formed by Freddie Bosworth & started operations on 05Jul1950 with flights to Doha & Sharjah

^ Genealogy : Gulf Aviation >Gulf Air

Gulf Aviation   

1950 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : Gulf Air was established as Gulf Aviation on 24Mar1950, formed by Freddie Bosworth & started operations on 05Jul1950 with flights to Doha & Sharjah

^ Genealogy : Gulf Aviation >Gulf Air

Gulf Traveller   

2003 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Gulf Traveller airline was founded in 2003 as its all economy subsiduary linking Abu Dhabi with Africa and the Indian subcontinent. Discontinued after Abu Dhabi's withdrawal from Gulf Air

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MENA Aerospace   

2009 - date

Active

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Swiftair Bahrain  added

2008* - 2012

Inactive

^ Comments : Swiftair Bahrain was a cargo airline based in Manama that was founded in 2008

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Texel Air   

2015 - date

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