Bahrain International Airport’s August Traffic Rises 19%

Bahrain International Airport’s August traffic rose 19 percent, to 724,261 passengers, from a year earlier, the kingdom’s Civil Aviation Affairs said on its website.

Traffic in the first eight months of 2012 rose 11 percent, to 5.59 million passengers, from the year-earlier period, according to the aviation regulator.

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