Departure Arrival

Departure Arrival

ACC press charges against 16 Biman officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today pressed charges against 16 former and present officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a Tk 1,161 crore corruption case

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US-Bangla to start Jeddah flights from August

US-Bangla Airlines for the first time is set to operate flights to Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia, from August

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Foreign airlines’ $323m stuck in Bangladesh

The amount of foreign airlines’ money stuck in Bangladesh has increased to $323 million from $214 million in less than a year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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Biman plane returns to Dhaka as pilot falls sick

A Biman plane returned to its departure airport after the pilot fell sick one hour into the flight to Doha on Friday.

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HSIA’s terminal-3 to open in Oct

The much anticipated third terminal of the Dhaka airport is likely to be fully ready for use in October, enhancing the passenger and cargo handling capacity.

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Biman ignored its board in hiring pilots

Minutes of Biman’s 269th board meeting held on January 18, 2022, show the board approved recruitment of three captains for its Boeing 777s but the carrier hired eight.

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Curbs on fund repatriation irk foreign airlines

Many foreign airlines serving Bangladesh are not selling tickets to local travel agencies as they cannot take back most of their earnings from ticket sales due to the dollar crisis in the country.

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Dense fog: 13 int'l flights diverted from Dhaka airport

Flight operations suspended for 7 hours

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Biman to start Dhaka-Rome flights from March

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating Dhaka-Rome flights from March next year, said Biman MD and CEO Shafiul Azim yesterday.

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Biman launches Dhaka-Chennai flight

Biman Bangladesh Airlines launched its direct flight on the Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka route yesterday.

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Biman short of cash, yet reaches for pricey Airbus

Biman is looking at a Tk 4,000 crore cash shortfall since it has agreed in principle to purchase two Airbus planes for Tk 8,000 crore, without a prior monetisation plan, a board meeting of the national flag carrier revealed.

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Dhaka Airport: 11 int’l flights diverted due to dense fog

A mild cold wave may sweep over some places in the northern and western regions today, says the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

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Biman’s Dhaka, Chennai flight from Dec 16

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating its Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka flight from December 16.

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Passenger ‘Dies Mid-Flight’: Biman does not land, carries on for 9 hours

A Biman passenger fell ill and died two and a half hours into a flight to London from Sylhet on Monday but the plane did not make an emergency landing and flew for nine more hours to the UK.

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Jin Air keen to operate direct flights

Jin Air has shown interest to enhance its flight operation with regular direct schedule flights between Bangladesh and South Korea.

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Oman suspends visa for Bangladeshis

Oman has suspended the issuance of visas across all categories for Bangladeshis from Tuesday until further notice, reported The Times of Oman yesterday, quoting Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Gulf country’s immigration authority.

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Airbus for Biman: Plane maker keen on MoU this month

For selling 10 planes to Biman, Airbus wants to have a memorandum of understanding signed during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Brussels later this month.

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Shahjalal Airport: Soft opening of iconic third terminal today

The four-year construction work of the magnificent third terminal of Dhaka airport was wrapped up yesterday.

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