Sunday, April 21, 2024

Bodies of four evacuees reach Dhaka

The bodies of four Bangladeshi expatriates, three of whom had died while being evacuated from the strife-torn Libya, arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on late Wednesday and Thursday night, airport officials said. The bodies of three evacuees, who had drowned in the Mediterranean as they jumped off the

Biman to fly in evacuees

Libya returnees demand compensation Biman Bangladesh is going to fly home the Bangladeshis stranded at Egypt borders with Libya. “From March 13, Biman will operate five flights a week till the repatriation finishes,” Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister GM Quader yesterday told The Daily Star over the phone. The flights will pick the Bangladeshis from ... Read more

Biman to get two aircraft soon

Two more new aircraft will be added to the national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh fleet in the second half of the year to carry passengers, said Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister GM Quader yesterday. Quader also said the government has a plan to purchase a total of 10 new passenger carrying aircraft within 2019 to ... Read more

Biman’s hiked fare re-fixed

Fearing losses, the national carrier backtracks from its recent decision As fare hike on international routes proved to be a mistake for Biman Bangladesh Airlines, it backtracked within a couple of weeks slashing the increased fare on 15 of the 19 routes by almost 60 percent. Biman’s tickets to different international destinations will cost less, ... Read more