Biman fires captain for negligence

Biman has fired Capt Dildar Ahmed Tufail for negligence in duty while captaining a flight on January 15..He was reportedly napping in the crew rest area, leaving the cockpit of the Boeing 777-300ER technically unmanned

Untimely inspection delays Biman’s London-bound flight

A London-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines was delayed today for 40 minutes thanks to an untimely inspection of the aircraft by a security supervisor of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh

Buying Airbus planes: Biman’s move puzzling

Biman last year carried a little over 28,000 tonnes of freight in the cargo hold of planes making international flights when it had the capacity to transport over 4.98 lakh tonnes.

Pilot's death: Deceased's sister calls for CAAB probe

Tala Elhendy Josephano, sister of Gulf Air pilot Mohammad Yousef Hassan Al Hindi, today called upon the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to investigate her brother’s death and take action for the negligence of the airlines

EgyptAir to launch Dhaka-Cairo flights from May 14

EgyptAir, the national flag carrier of Egypt, is scheduled to start flights on Dhaka-Cairo route from May 14

Singapore Airlines to use Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner for Dhaka route

The daily services of Singapore Airlines between Dhaka and Singapore will be operated using Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner from March 26..This will make the airline, which was also the first to fly the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in Bangladesh, the largest operator of the aircraft in the country.</

Provide special services to expats returning home for Eid

The Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training (BMET) has made a request to the airport authorities to provide special services to expatriate workers returning to the country during Eid-ul-Fitr holiday

Technical glitch forces Biman’s Riyadh-bound flight to return

A Riyadh-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines was forced to return to Dhaka airport as the aircraft’s weather radar system was not working..The flight BG-339 carrying 347 passengers on board departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 2:00am today, Tahera Khondokar,

Dhaka airport to get better eyes in the skies

Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will have a new radar system that will cover the entire airspace of  the country.

CAAB suspends pilot Sadia’s licence

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has finally suspended the privileges of commercial pilot license (CPL) of Sadia Ahmed, a first officer of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, for her alleged forgery of Higher Secondary School Certificate.

Bangladesh requests code sharing between Air Canada and Biman

Bangladesh has requested Canada to increase air connectivity between the two countries through code sharing of Air Canada and other international airlines with Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Airports gearing up for more flyers, planes

The government is spending around Tk 32,605 crore to upgrade the eight commercial airports in the country and these facilities may start delivering dividends from as soon as this October.

Health guidelines for Hajj pilgrims released

The Health Service Division has prepared guidelines for this year's Hajj pilgrims so that they are well aware ahead of their pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

‘No scope to reduce cost of hajj package’

Amid widespread criticism over the exorbitant cost of hajj packages this year, the religious affairs ministry today said there is no scope for the government to reduce the cost

B777 Lease Case: 21 Biman officials surrender before court

Twenty-one former and present Biman officials surrendered before a Dhaka court and sought bail in a corruption case involving Tk 1,161 crore.

This hajj package inhuman: High Court

The High Court today said this year's hajj package is inhuman as its cost is so high.