GALAXY system at Bahrain
Bahrain Customs implement e-Advance manifest service in the Gulf region via Kale’s GALAXY system.
know the status for all the import shipments arriving on a given flight from airlines. Kale’s GALAXY system in use at BAS accepts the messages such as FFM, FWB, FHL from airlines ahead of flight arrival, verifies the syntax and version requirements before transmitting the same to Bahrain customs. In case such information for a given flight is not received from the airline or is not as per the agreed version, Kale’s GALAXY system is also able to generate relevant messages and transmit the same to Bahrain customs system post flight finalisation. All incoming messages at BAS are forwarded to customs system while factoring certain required validations.
The system provides detailed daily reports such as summary of Daily FFM–received or failed amongst others and is in conformance to e-Freight initiative being undertaken by Bahrain. Khalid Ali Al-Mahmood, Manager Cargo, Bahrain Airport Services, said, “This service is now available for all the airlines operating at Bahrain Airport. We are one of the first airports to implement an e-CSD compliant system in Middle East and are actively promoting e-AWB in the region to make paper-free cargo movement a reality.”