Saturday, 24 Jul, 2021


Flights on Dhaka-London-Dhaka route resumes

DHAKA: Flight operations on Dhaka-London-Dhaka route resumed on Sunday after over two months of suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak. A flight of Biman carrying 187 passengers left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for London at 12:02 am, said Tahera Khandakar, Biman's

ACC sues former Biman MD

DHAKA: The Anti-Corruption Commission filed a case against former Biman Bangladesh Airlines managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) AM Mosaddique Ahmed. ACC assistant director M Saiful Islam filed the case on Monday (November 25) against three others for their alleged

Airlines accused of climate change hypocrisy over

A British Airways whistleblower has revealed an industry-wide practice that deliberately adds weight to flights, increasing greenhouse gas emissions. "Fuel tankering" sees planes filled with extra fuel, usually to avoid paying higher prices for refuelling at their destination airports.

Chattogram airport’s operation suspended for 14 hrs

CHATTOGRAM: All sorts of operation of Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport have been suspended for fourteen hours. Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) decided to suspend from 4 pm of Saturday to 6 am of Sunday, as the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul is approaching the

Biman begins flight operation on Dhaka-Medina route

DHAKA:  Biman Bangladesh Airlines has started its flight operation on Dhaka-Medina route from Monday (October 28) onwards.   The national flag carrier will fly on the Dhaka-Medina route for three days in a week – Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. On Chattogram-Medina route, flight

Saudi plane makes emergency landing at Dhaka airport

DHAKA: A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Airport authorities said the plane had landed without any casualties around 6:15 pm on Monday (October 21). Airport Director Wing Commander Towhid-ul-Ahsan told

Biman flight makes emergency landing at Shahjalal

DHAKA: A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday morning. Biman’s deputy general manager Tahera Khandaker told Banglanews that a Singapore-bound flight of Biman (BG-084) made the emergency landing around

PM opens 4th Biman Dreamliner 'Rajhangsha'

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday (September 17) opened to operation the fourth Dreamliner aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines 'Rajhangsha'. She inaugurated the Boeing 787-8 aircraft amid formalities at the VVIP Terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport,

Biman’s 4th Dreamliner 'Rajhangsha' arrives

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines added fourth Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet Saturday (September 14). 'Rajhangsha' was welcomed with a water-salute upon its landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4:40pm. Manufactured by US-based Boeing Company, the 787-8

Regent suspends Ctg-Bangkok flights

CHATTOGRAM: Regent Airways suspended flight operation on Chattogram-Bangkok route for three months. The suspension will remain active from September 15 to December 15. While talking to Banglanews, Regent Airways Assistant General Manager KM Jafar Uz Zaman reasoned less passenger and

Mokabbir Hossain new Biman MD, CEO

DHAKA: The government appointed Additional Secretary of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Md Mokabbir Hossain as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The Public Administration Ministry issued an order confirming the appointment

PM inaugurates Biman’s 3rd Dreamliner ‘Gangchil’

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Thursday (August 22). The premier inaugurated the aircraft named 'Gangchil' at the VVIP Terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11:30am. Gangchil will

Biman launches Hajj flight app

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has launched a smartphone app to facilitate the pilgrimage. The app named "Biman Hajj Flight" can be downloaded from Google Play Store to get updates about Hajj flights.  Hajj pilgrims will get all information about flights, late notifications,

Saidpur-Dhaka Biman flight canceled for technical glitch

NILPHAMARI: A Dhaka-bound flight of Bangladesh Biman from Saidpur has been cancelled on Tuesday (June 25) due to technical glitches, causing immense sufferings to its passengers.  Shaheen Ahmed, Saidpur airport manager of Bangladesh Biman, said the flight of Bangladesh Biman reached

Biman crews honoured as hijack-attempt foiled

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines honoured the cockpit and cabin crews as they foiled a hijacking attempt of a Dubai-bound plane in Chattogram.  The crews including Captain Md Golam Shafi and First Officer Muntassir Mahboob were handed over bouquets, appreciation letters and crests

Biman starts Hajj flight ticket sale

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Monday (May 20) has started selling tickets for flights of Hajj 2019. A press release, issued from Biman public relations section, confirmed the matter. Biman will operate 157 dedicated Hajj flights and 32 scheduled flights in 32 days, beginning

5th Boeing aircraft added to Biman fleet

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines added another Boeing aircraft to its fleet Thursday (May 16). The aircraft, Boeing 737-800, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3:45am. Sources from Biman public relations office said that the aircraft was collected from ALAFCO, an

Biman resumes flight on Dhaka-Delhi route

DHAKA: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed service on Dhaka-Delhi route after a suspension for nearly four years. State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mahbub Ali inaugurated the resumption Monday (May 13). He said the direct flight service on Dhaka-Delhi route will take

Biman to resume Dhaka-Delhi route Monday

DHAKA: Biman Bangaldesh Airlines is set to resume flight operation on Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka route on Monday (May 13), ending the suspension nearly for five years.  State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mahbub Ali is scheduled to inaugurate the resumption. Biman Bangladesh

Heathrow Airport passengers won’t need to show passport

People travelling from Heathrow Airport will no longer need to use their passport from this summer, according to a report. The Times reported the airport, which has 78 million annual passengers, is introducing £50 million facial recognition technology. The process would begin with

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