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The Vault Of Fortune 2nd Winner

Mr. Mohammed Ali “Bahraini” won US$ 1,000 on Bahrain Duty Free Vault Of Fortune promotion on 15th April 2013.

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Mr. Jose Thundiyil “Duty Manager”, Mr. Mohammed Ali “Winner” & Mohammed Waqas “Sales Assistant”

We would like to congratulate Mr. Mohammed Ali on his win, and thank all participants for their support

Added on 15 April, 2013

The Vault Of Fortune 1st Winner

Mr. Abdullatif Al Dowaisan “Kuwaiti” won US$ 1,000 on Bahrain Duty Free Vault Of Fortune promotion on 14th April 2013.

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Ahmed Salah “Sales Assistant” & Mr. Abdullatif Al Dowaisan “Winner”

We would like to congratulate Mr. Abdullatif Al Dowaisan on his win, and thank all participants for their support

Added on 14 April, 2013

Bahrain Duty Free Announces Winner of Car Draw Number 274

Bahrain Duty Free is proud to announce the winner of  BMW X5 and Z4 which was the prize in Car Draw number 274  which took place on March 7, 2013 at Bahrain International Airport. The winning ticket was No. 0131 and the ticket was purchased by Mr. Nabeel Kanoo.

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Desiree Deduyo (Sales Assistant), Mr. Parvez Mushtaq (Duty Manager), Mr. Bassam Alwardi (Head of HR and Marketing), Passenger Karen Kew (who drew the winning ticket), Mr. Garrett Coogan (General Manager), Mr. Helal Al Saadoon ( BAC - Terminal Operations Manager), Mr. Taher Aldalwi (Merchandiser) .

We would like to congratulate Mr. Nabeel Kanoo on his win, and thank all participants for their support in this draw.

Added on 10 March, 2013

Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex BSC reports a profit of BD 6.4 million for 2012

Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex BSC (BDFS) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of BD 6.4 million for the year ended 31 Dec 2012. This represents an increase of 17.4% over 2011. Total revenue grew by 2.7% for the year 2012 amounting to BD 27.5 million compared to BD 26.8 million in 2011. Gross profit increased by 6% in value and gross profit margin moved up by a further 3.2% when compared to 2011. Operating cost reduced by 6.4% and operating profit as a result, increased by 22.5%.
Investment income of BD2.2 million was recorded giving an increase of 8% on prior year. Impairment on investments reduced by 53% amounting to BD 0.4 million compared to 2011. The investment portfolio at yearend 2012 had a value of BD 18.3 million, which grew by 36.6% over last year driven mainly by new investments. Return on average equity for the year stood at 17.4%, an increase of 13.7% over 2011. Earnings per share were 65.4 fills, a growth of 18.3% year on year.

The Board of Directors has recommended a cash dividend 50 fils per share (2011: 50 fils) of which 20 fils was distributed in 2012. A bonus ordinary share issue of 10% (2011: 10%), is also recommended to augment the share capital.

Despite the continuing difficulties faced in 2012, our financial results above demonstrate the resilience of Company to return another strong financial performance. 2013 is expected to be a challenging year and the Company remains focused to achieve another exceptional performance.

Added on 24 February, 2013

Bahrain Duty Free Announces Winner of Car Draw Number 273

Bahrain Duty Free is proud to announce the winner of BMW 640i Gran Coupe MY 2013 (Vermilion Red Metallic) which was the prize in Car Draw number 273 which took place on December 18th 2012 at Bahrain International Airport. The winning ticket was No. 0060 and the ticket was purchased by Mr. Hameed Ismail from Kuwait.
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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) MaritessBonghanoy(Sales Assistant), Mr. Ahmed A. Hameed (BAC Head of Airlines and Customer Relations), Mr. Dominic Carroll (Head of Finance), Passenger Eleanor Willis (who drew the winning ticket), Mr. Bassam Alwardi(Head of HR and Marketing), Hussain Al Ansari (Sales Assistant), Mr. Ross McMahon (Head of Purchasing and Logistics) and Parvez Mushtaq (Duty Manager).

We would like to congratulate Mr. Hameed on his win, and thank all participants for theirsupport in this draw.

Added on 18 December, 2012

Bahrain Duty Free Announces Winner of Car Draw Number 272

Bahrain Duty Free are proud to announce the winner of a BMW 640i Coup which was the prize in car draw number 272 which took place on August 23rd 2012 at Bahrain International Airport. The winning ticket was No. 967; and the ticket was purchased by Mr. Rashid Alabo Obaid who is an Omani national who is currently living in Qatar.

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Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) KhatoonNoima (Sales Assistant). Ishaq Ali (PR Co-Oridinator), Garrett Coogan (General Manager), Layla Shams (Shop Floor Manager), Passenger Tamara (who drew the winning ticket), Mohammed Thamir (Bahrain Airport Company), Domnick O Reilly (Head of Operations) and Akbar Jaffer (Sales Assistant)

We would like to congratulate Mr. Rashid on his win, and thank all participants for their support in this draw.

Added on 23 August, 2012

Winner of the Promotional Car draw on BMW 6 Series

Bahrain Duty Free announced recently the name of the winner of the promotional car draw on BMW 6 Series. The lucky winner was the holder of ticket No. 0472, Mr. Ahmed AR Taj Mohd Bahraini nationality. The draw took place recently in the departure area at the Bahrain International Airport.
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Pictured left to right: Khatoon (Sales Assistant), Layla Shams (Shop Floor Manager), Mariam Almas (Passenger), Domnick O’Reilly (Head of Operation), Helal Al Saadoon (Manager Airport Terminal Operations), Ishaq Ali Abdulla (PR Administrator), Isa Faisal Isa (Sales Assistant).

Added on 07 May, 2012