Biman’s 2nd charter flight to leave from London on June 13 | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:58 AM, June 07, 2020

Biman’s 2nd charter flight to leave from London on June 13

The government has arranged a second special flight from London to bring back Bangladeshi citizens stranded in the UK due to suspension of regular passenger flights.

On June 13, a charter flight of the national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines will depart from Heathrow Airport, London around 10am (London local time) carrying the Bangladeshi citizens, Bangladesh High Commission in the UK said in a press release.

Seat arrangements in the flight will be made maintaining social distancing while ticket prices have been set at 600 pounds for economy class and 1,435 pounds for business class, added the release.

The high commission has urged all passengers to register through the Bangladesh High Commission link -- https://forms.gle/qFXRvriFCLUUVV857 -- to secure their seats.

On May 11, the government brought back 114 stranded Bangladeshis from the UK by a special flight of Biman.

Apart from the UK, Bangladesh so far brought back stranded Bangladeshis from the USA, Canada, Australia, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.

Bangladesh suspended regular passenger flight operations on all international routes except for China since March 16 to contain the spread of Covid-19.

The government, however, resumed flights on three domestic routes from June 1.

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