Batelco Supports Inaugural Routes Middle East & Africa 2015

May 27, 2015

**Major Event Hosted by Bahrain Airport Company**

Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading communication solutions provider, proudly announces its support for the upcoming inaugural Routes Middle East & Africa, taking place at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain from May 31 to June 2.  The event is hosted by Bahrain Airport Company.

Organised by UK based UBM EMEA, Routes Middle East & Africa is set to attract over 300 participants from the Middle East and Africa to discuss route development opportunities across the region.  Representatives from 50 airlines, 70 airports and 10 tourism authorities are also expected to attend. As part of the comprehensive agenda, industry thought leaders will discuss industry issues and the future of aviation within the region during the Routes Middle East & Africa Strategy Summit which will open the event on Sunday May 31.   The interactive conference promises to present delegates with a unique opportunity to hear from the most senior aviation specialists from the Middle East and Africa.

Batelco Enterprise Division General Manager Adel Al Daylami said that Batelco was very pleased to support Bahrain Airport Company as they host the first Routes Middle East & Africa event in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

“Batelco is a close partner to the aviation sector in Bahrain and plays a very important role in the provision of fixed and mobile infrastructure, Broadband and gateway-services, plus more. The aviation and communication sectors are of the upmost importance for the success of any country, and particularly in Bahrain as we are an island nation, international communication and transportation links must be of the highest standard,” added Mr. Al Daylami.

Batelco continues to play a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub and retains the position as the leading integrated communications’ solutions provider, continuing to lead and shape the local consumer market and the enterprise ICT market.