Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Biman to fly to China for first time tomorrow

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start running flights on the Dhaka-Guangzhou-Dhaka route from tomorrow, expanding its list of overseas destinations having included China. Managing Director and CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Md. Zahid Hossain and Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming met on Tuesday at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka to discuss ... Read more

Hajj flights from June 5, not May 31: ministry

Flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj will begin on June 5 instead of May 31, said the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The decision was taken at a ministry meeting on Tuesday (24 May) following the request of the Saudi government. According to sources, an inter-ministerial meeting had

Biman to operate Hajj flights with own aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited has completed preparation to operate Hajj flights with its own aircraft by decreasing flight frequency on other routes, said state minister for civil aviation and tourism Md Mahbub Ali on Monday. He said that Bangladesh Biman was ready to launch special flights for Hajj accordingly on

Airlines announces extra Eid flights on domestic routes

Amid huge rush of Eid holidaymakers by air, all the three airlines of the country have decided to increase domestic flights to accommodate passengers. Officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier of the country, US-Bangla Airlines, and Novoair said almost 80 to 90 percent of

Biman to operate domestic flights in Nov: minister

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, will start carrying passengers on domestic routes in November next, civil aviation and tourism minister Faruk Khan said on Saturday. ‘I hope Biman will start carrying passengers on domestic routes in November. Biman will also carry Hajj passengers from Sylhet to Jeddah this time,’

German co to sell Biman ticket in 150 countries

The state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines has finalised a deal with Germany-based airline distributor company Hahn Air for selling its ticket in more than 150 countries across the globe. ‘It means for the very first time, using Hahn Air e-ticket platform, that Biman can now interline with over 150 airlines around the world, and Biman tickets ... Read more

Biman resumes Delhi flight

Biman Bangladesh Airlines re-launched its regular fleets to Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka route on Saturday. Biman’s BG-097 took off at 12:45 local time thus fulfilling the carrier’s earlier commitment for resuming the operations within the shortest possible time, Biman said in a news release. A good number of Biman officials were present to give

400 Biman passengers stranded

Flight Debacle 400 Biman passengers stranded Around 400 passengers of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, mostly bound for Middle-Eastern destinations, were stranded at Dhaka and Chittagong until yesterday as the national carrier’s schedule disorder persists. The backlog of affected Biman flyers might increase to 2,000 passengers till September 25 according to the numbers of scheduled travellers, flights ... Read more

Many migrant workers risk losing jobs

Biman’s flight chaos Many migrant workers risk losing jobs Several hundred passengers of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, waiting at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for last three days, still remain in the dark about their flights as chaos triggered by a massive rescheduling of flights continued till Tuesday. A number of migrant workers waiting for flights were ... Read more

Passengers stage rowdy protests

Biman Flight Debacle Passengers stage rowdy protests Biman passengers yesterday resorted to violent protests at the airport vandalising glasses of a counter of the national carrier in the wake of total collapse in flight schedules. Biman authorities however made an unconditional apology to the passengers, many of whom remained stuck at Shahjalal International Airport for

Biman flight schedule collapses

Passengers suffer in Dhaka, Ctg More than 1,000 passengers of Biman Bangladesh Airlines endured untold sufferings at Dhaka and Chittagong airports for several hours yesterday due to a flight schedule disaster of the national flag carrier. Aggrieved passengers even vandalised a Biman counter at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong around 5:30pm after Biman delayed ... Read more

Biman in severe fund crunch

Board sits today to find way out Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ financial crisis has turned so grave that the national flag carrier is now struggling to manage its regular expenditure while its payable to different organisations piles up by the day. Biman owes Tk 247 crore-plus to its fuel supplier Padma Oil, more than Tk 270 ... Read more

First Hajj flight reaches Jeddah

Biman Bangladesh Airlines yesterday operated its first Hajj flight of the year carrying 505 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. A Boeing 747 jumbo jet left Shahjalal International Airport (SIA) around 5:45am and landed safely at Jeddah airport in the afternoon, Biman sources said. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister GM Quader inaugurated the national carrier’s

Biman struggles to maintain schedule

Aircraft shortage, mechanical glitches force it to reduce number of flights Biman Bangladesh Airlines faces severe backlog of flights on international routes for the last couple of weeks for shortage of aircraft and frequent technical glitches in some of its planes. The situation got so worse that Biman authorities had to reduce the number of ... Read more