DHAKA: Bangladesh has suspended flights to all international routes except London and Manchester until April 15 following the global outbreak of coronavirus.
Biman’s flight suspension to Jeddah, Madina, Riyad, Dammam, Kuwait, Doha, Masqat and Bangkok have been extended till April 5, Abu Dhabi till April 7, Dubai till April 9, Singapore up to April 11, Kathmandu as of April 12, Kuala Lumpur till April 14 and Kolkata and Delhi till April 15, an official said.
Biman’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mokabbir Hossain revealed the information.
The National flag carrier, however, is still operating its flights on routes to London and Manchester.
It had to suspend its flights bound to 15 out of 17 international destinations following traveler’s ban imposed by Bangladesh government and other countries to contain outbreak of the coronavirus.
Besides, Biman had suspended flights on all seven domestic routes for an indefinite period.
BDST: 1350 HRS, MAR 26, 2020