DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the mobile application of country’s national flag carrier on Saturday (Dec 28).
The premier launched the app called "Biman Bangladesh Airlines" at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:30 am.
Besides, the authority announced 10 percent discount on purchasing air ticket through the mobile app.
Biman Managing Director Mokabbir Hossain said passengers can avail the discount as the offer is valid for one year from now.
Apart from buying tickets, the app will allow passengers to have access to flight-related information.
By downloading the app on their smartphones, passengers will be able to purchase tickets for all the destinations and pay fares through mobile banking services like bKash or Rocket. They will also be able to pay using credit or debit cards like Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Nexus.
The app will be available for download in the Google Play Store and the Apple's App store to get access to information on the Biman's services from anywhere.
Using this app, air travellers will be able to avail information on flights, flight status, flight schedule, sales centres, online ticketing and refund help and ticket booking.
BDST: 1318 HRS, DEC 28, 2019