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Biman to resume NY flight in June

Biman to resume NY flight in June

Star Online Report
This photo taken from Wikipedia shows an Airbus landing at Shahjalal International Airport while a Boeing is on short hold, both wearing the latest livery.
This photo taken from Wikipedia shows an Airbus landing at Shahjalal International Airport while a Boeing is on short hold, both wearing the latest livery.

After a suspension of over seven years, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is all set to resume its Dhaka-New York flight in June this year, according to officials.

The national flag carrier decided to recommence a number of new destinations this summer including the Dhaka-New York route, Biman Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin John Steele told reporters during a monthly press briefing at his office in the capital today.

The airline abandoned the route in 2006 to trim losses.

The flights will operate two times in a week and have a stopover in Birmingham, Steele said.

Tickets for this flight will be available from the first of February, he added.

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