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Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Range Rover Sport– Mr. DHANDAPANI 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0883

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Pictured above (left to right) ) Mr. Dominick O’Reilly (Head of Operations), Sales Assistant, Mr. Bassam Al Wardi (General Manager), Mr. Dhandapani (Winner), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Shibu Abraham (Head of IT).

Added on 13 December, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Range Rover Sport– DHANDAPANI 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0883

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Range Rover Sport– DHANDAPANI 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0883
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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Parvez Mushtaq (Shop Floor Manager), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Ms. Mai Al Ahmad (Passenger), Hisham Al Saloom (Deputy Head of Operations)., Mrs. Jean Silveria (Head of HR)

Added on 07 December, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free Flying High As Gulf Air Inflight Partnership Takes Off

‘Exclusive agreement to supply and operate Bahrain’s national carrier’s inflight retail is the latest milestone for the regional duty free retailer, following the completion of its new departures retail outlets’

Regional travel retailer Bahrain Duty Free is once again taking to the skies as exclusive on-board supplier of inflight retail for Gulf Air.

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The new partnership with Bahrain’s national carrier went live on 1st August 2017, and is comprised of143products that offer Gulf Air passengers in-seat access to an exciting collection of on-trend gifts and travel essentials.

The official signing ceremony was held at Gulf Air’s Muharraq headquarters in the presence of Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Captain Waleed Abdul Hameed Al Alawi, Bahrain Duty Free General Manager Mr. Bassam AlWardi and representatives from both organizations.

Leisure and business travellers choosing to fly to any one of the airline’s 42 global destinations acrossthree continents can now select from the extensive range.The range includes a vast array of world-class brands of fragrances and cosmetics. Passengers can also treat themselves to specially chosen ranges of jewellery or add a new watch or pair of in demand sunglasses to their accessories drawer. The range also includes some of the most up to date must-have electronic gadgets and the latest travel essentials.

“Gulf Air is continuously working to enhance its incredibly successful product and service offering, and that extends to on-board shopping opportunities. Bahrain Duty Free has worked hand-in-hand with the Gulf Air team to create an exciting collection of products that speak directly to passengers’ needs and desires,” said Bassam Al Wardi, General Manager, Bahrain Duty Free.

“The inflight shopping experience is an intrinsic element of the on-board experience, and Gulf Air’s new product portfolio reflects its forward-thinking approach to the passenger journey evolution and our commitment to delivering tailor-made duty free retail solutions that engage passengers and drive sales,” he added.

Speaking at the signing ceremony Captain Waleed Abdulhameed Al Alawisaid: “Gulf Air guests expect an exceptional level of service and quality onboard our aircraft – and that extends to their inflight shopping experience which is a core element of the onboard experience. We are delighted to partner with Bahrain Duty Free to deliver a wide range of superior duty free products to our passengers.”

“As you can see from the range chosen for our passengers, there truly is something for everybody who flies with us. This is important for us as an airline, as we appreciate every passenger that chooses Gulf Air as their airline of choice” he added. 

Added on 26 November, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free announces BD 5.8 Million Net Profits for the nine month ended 30 September of 2017

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Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex announced at a meeting of its board of directors on Tuesday 7th November 2017, the financial results for the nine months ended September 30 2017. Mr. Farouk Yousuf Al Moayyed - Chairman of the Board, stated that for the nine months ended 30 September 2017 the Company has achieved net profits of BD 5,860,058, representing an increase of 9.1% compared to last year's net profit of BD 5,370,744. Sales also grew 9.0% to BD23,467,221 compared to prior year’s sales of BD 21,524,861.

The Chairman continued by mentioning that Shareholder’s Equity as at 30th September stands at BD 49,689,919 compared to BD 50,771,096 last year and earnings per share rose 9.1% to 41.19 fils compared to last year’s figure of 37.75 fils per share.

In the three months ended 30th September, sales were BD 8,387,547 compared to BD 7,667,795 last year which represents an increase of BD 719,752 or 9.4%. Net profit of BD 2,245,336 recorded an increase of 10.5% compared to prior year quarter.

Mr.Abdulla Buhindi – Managing Director, added that profits from Investments recorded an amount of BD 1,624,818 compared to BD 1,542,972 last year, representing an increase of BD 81,846 or 5.3%. The Investment portfolio increased by 19.9% during the year and now stands at BD 38,904,812.

He went on to say that the Company’s upgrade of all shops in the departures area had a direct impact on the increase of sales during the year. He concluded by stating that the Company remains focused on delivering first class customer service and unique shopping experience for all our customers.

Added on 13 November, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Nissan Patrol Nismo – Mr. K. D. Rajesh 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0424

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Nissan Patrol Nismo – Mr. K. D. Rajesh 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0424
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Pictured above (left to right) ) Mr. Dominick O’Reilly (Head of Operations), Mr. Shane O’Sullivan (Head of Purchasing), Sales Assistant, Mr. Bassam Al Wardi (General Manager), Mr. K. D. Rajesh (Winner), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Shibu Abraham (Head of IT).

Added on 17 October, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Nissan Patrol Nismo – Mr. K. D. RAJESH 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0424

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Nissan Patrol Nismo – Mr. K. D. RAJESH 'Indian' – Ticket No. 0424
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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Shane O’Sullivan (Head of Purchasing), Mr. Shibu Abraham (Head of IT), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Ms. Amina Al-Amer (Passenger), Mrs. Jean Silveria (Head of HR), Mr. Dominick O’Reilly (Head of Operations).

Added on 12 October, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Lexus LC500 – Mr. M.J Marzook 'British' – Ticket No. 0800

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Lexus LC500 – Mr. M.J Marzook 'British' – Ticket No. 0800
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Pictured above (left to right) ) Mr. Dominick O’Reilly (Head of Operations), Mr. Nithin (Sales Assistant), Winner’s Son, Mr. Bassam Al Wardi (General Manager), Mr. M.J Marzook (Winner), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Shane O’Sullivan (Head of Purchasing).

Added on 24 September, 2017

Winner of the Lexus LC500 "S17-297" car draw no. 303

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Lexus LC500 – Mr. M.J Marzook 'British' – Ticket No. 0800

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Shibu Abraham (Head of IT), Mr. Shane O’Sullivan (Head of Purchasing), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominick O’Reilly (Head of Operations), Mrs. Winona Belen (Passenger), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Helal Al Saadoon (Airport Terminal Manager), Mrs. Jean Silveria (Head of HR)

Added on 14 September, 2017

Bahrain Duty Free unveils Parfums Christian Dior new counter at Bahrain International Airport

An expanded footprint gives legendary French luxury house additional space to showcase fragrances, cosmetics and travel exclusives as Kingdom’s Duty Free operator celebrates fifth high profile counter opening

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Manama, Bahrain; 7 August 2017: Bahrain Duty Free continues to engage travellers with its phased ‘beautification’ programme as French luxury house, Dior, unveils a chic new departures offering.

The elegant three-in-one space, which encompasses fragrances, make-up and skincare, now occupies a total of 28 square metres. Travellers will be able to purchase travel retail exclusives to get the perfect Dior gift. They can also find adapted travelling formats like J’adore, Miss Dior or Sauvage Travel Sprays.

Dior invites the travellers to discover their personalized signature within a wide range of perfumes showcased on the fragrance bars. Ladies will be offered a touch up to their make-up before their flight at a dedicated make-up station.

“The Dior opening is the fifth new counter to be unveiled in 2017. We are delighted with the positive response from travellers and our brand partners to the exciting new offering at Bahrain Duty Free. Visually and experientially, this is another milestone moment for us, and for the airport,” said Bassam Al Wardi, General Manager, Bahrain Duty Free.

The expanded departures store, with its distinctive black and white branding, acts as a clear beacon for travellers in search of their favourite Dior products. The use of space has been cleverly maximised to offer the best shopping experience, as customer’s journey through the wide collection offered by the brand.

Added on 20 August, 2017

Winner of the Lexus LS460 "S17-296" car draw no. 302

Bahrain Duty Free congratulates the winner of the Lexus LS460L – Mr. Kishore Kumar Dash “Indian" – Ticket No. 0538

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Pictured above (left to right) Mr. Shane O’Sullivan (Head of Purchasing), Mrs. Jean Silveria (Head of HR), Mr. Sujat Ameen (Head of Business Support), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Mr. Alexander De Cruze (Passenger) & Mr. Shibu Abraham (Head of IT & Logistics)

Added on 30 July, 2017