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ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Arabian coast air route: requests for facilities from K.L.M. and Air France, 1932-1940
This file concerns requests from KLM and Air France for permission to operate land planes along the Arabian Coast of the Gulf.
Landing grounds on Arabian coast: Yas Island, 1932 Apr.-1933 Feb.
This file contains the correspondence of Air Staff Headquarters, RAF Iraq Command at Hinaidi concerning the use of Sir Bani Yas Island as an emergency landing ground on the eastbound air route to India.
Civil Air Route: Persian Gulf and Arabian Coast, 1929-1932
This file concerns HMG’s efforts to establish a new civil air route between Iraq and British India through the Arabian Coast of the Gulf.
Development of air route along Arabian coast, 1932 Feb.-Oct.
This file contains correspondence from Air Staff Headquarters, RAF Iraq Command at Hinaidi concerning the development of the air routes which pass through the Gulf and the south coast of Arabia to India and Aden, particularly reconnaissance of potential landing grounds and anchorages for flying boats and arrangements for refuelling.
Clearance of outstanding matters following UK withdrawal from Gulf states, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: The possibility of returning a damaged antenna on loan to Bahrain International Airport to the UK The possibility of the UAE developing Sir Bani Yas Island as a nature reserve, and safety concerns arising from island’s former use as a weapons range The overdue loan of communications equipment to the Kuwait Air Force (KAF)