US-Bangla Airlines eyes expansion

US-Bangla Airlines is going to procure a record 26 aircraft soon to expand its routes and capture a major pie of the country’s aviation market currently dominated by foreign operators. 

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Novoair wins best airline award for on-time operation

Novoair, one of the leading private airlines of the country, has received the "Best on time performance airline- 2023" gold award for timely flight operations in domestic routes

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Bangladesh mission launches new legal service for expats in Bahrain

The Bangladesh embassy in Bahrain, with support from the Wage Earners' Welfare Board, has launched a legal support service for the Bangladeshi expatriates in the Gulf country

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Biman’s Dhaka-Tokyo flight starts today

The much-anticipated flight on Dhaka-Tokyo (Narita) route of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to start from today.

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Kidnapped, tortured abroad: PBI arrests 8

Moslem Molla, 30, of Dhaka's Nawabganj area, went to Iraq for work back in 2016, hoping to make himself a fortune. While living there, he met another Bangladeshi called Selim Mia in 2021. Selim enticed Moslem with dreams of a better job, but then handed him over to a gang of kidnappers

3w ago

Rescue ship saves 438 migrants in Mediterranean: NGO

Rescue ship Ocean Viking has saved 438 migrants in distress in the Mediterranean over the last two days, the organisation that runs it, SOS Mediterranee, said on Friday

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Manama embassy comes under e-passport service

The Bangladesh embassy in Manama on Friday became the 30th overseas mission of Bangladesh to have e-passport service available for expatriates

Bird strikes damage 2 aircrafts at HSIA during take-off

Aviation experts said bird strikes, especially during take-offs and landings, are dangerous as jet engines lose thrust following the ingestion of birds. This may lead to major accidents 

US-Bangla plans to expand wings in Europe, North America

The announcement comes as the airlines is set to mark its ninth anniversary tomorrow

Japanese firm will run HSIA 3rd terminal

A Japanese company will be appointed to operate the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, and the job will include ground and cargo handling, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) yesterday.

Dhaka Airport: 3rd terminal to open partially in October

At least 77.5 percent work of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has been completed and there could be a soft opening in the first week of October. 

Migration isn’t among govt’s ‘priority’ sectors: JP MP

The government does not want to accept the country's labour migration and remittance sector as a 'priority' sector, Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary, chairperson of Bangladesh Parliamentarians' Caucus on Migration and Development, said today

Biman to resume direct flight to Guangzhou

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to resume direct flights from Dhaka to China's Guangzhou route on September 14

Malaysia detains 250 Bangladeshi migrant workers

Immigration officers in Malaysia rounded up 252 undocumented Bangladeshi migrant workers during a raid today, according to a report of Free Malaysia Today, an online news portal

Biman resumes flights to Japan's Narita

After a long hiatus, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is scheduled to start direct flights from Dhaka to Japan's Narita on September 1

Scarborough Folk Fest 2023: A celebration of diversity, culture, and community

This festival promises a one-of-a-kind community experience, bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds under one harmonious celebration of folk music.

Biman Runway Incursion: Pilots almost caused disaster

There was a near miss on the runway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday.

All 538 fraud victims finally fly to Saudi to perform hajj

At least 339 people, who were victims of fraud by a private hajj agency, finally flew off to Saudi Arabia to perform hajj

‘Helping Pilgrims’ In KSA: Biman willfully paying twice for same job

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be spending about Tk 12.9 crores ($1.18 million) to send 100 officials to Saudi Arabia to “assist Bangladeshi hajis” despite having a ground handling services agent who is supposed to do everything for about two-thirds of that cost.

Ensuring digital services for migrant workers

The government’s Information and Communication Technology division will work with the "Ami Probashi" app to provide different digital services to migrant workers, said State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak today

Forex reserves cross $30 billion

Thanks to higher inflow of remittances for Eid-ul-Azha