Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation, Bahrain, told us that the amount of investment Bahrain is making in aviation is the largest in the country’s history.

It includes a new terminal that will increase the airport’s capacity to 14 million people, a fuel farm complex and an MRO facility.

Mohammed said: “The aviation sector is a critical pillar of our development in Bahrain. We are an island…for us to attract investors to Bahrain, to attract big international companies, we have to show that we are well connected.”