Airlines & more

Airlines & more

US-Bangla Airlines eyes expansion

US-Bangla Airlines is going to procure a record 26 aircraft soon to expand its routes and capture a major pie of the country’s aviation market currently dominated by foreign operators. 

1w ago

Novoair wins best airline award for on-time operation

Novoair, one of the leading private airlines of the country, has received the "Best on time performance airline- 2023" gold award for timely flight operations in domestic routes

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Dhaka airport to finally get a second runway

The government has plans to build a second runway at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as air traffic is projected to increase after construction of the third terminal is done.

2w ago

Biman’s Dhaka-Tokyo flight starts today

The much-anticipated flight on Dhaka-Tokyo (Narita) route of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to start from today.

Bird strikes damage 2 aircrafts at HSIA during take-off

Aviation experts said bird strikes, especially during take-offs and landings, are dangerous as jet engines lose thrust following the ingestion of birds. This may lead to major accidents 

Biman to resume direct flight to Guangzhou

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to resume direct flights from Dhaka to China's Guangzhou route on September 14

Air India to start Dhaka-Delhi flights from Sept 15

Air India on Thursday announced it would start direct flights between Delhi and Dhaka from September 15

Biman resumes flights to Japan's Narita

After a long hiatus, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is scheduled to start direct flights from Dhaka to Japan's Narita on September 1

Biman Runway Incursion: Pilots almost caused disaster

There was a near miss on the runway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday.

US-Bangla plans to expand wings in Europe, North America

The announcement comes as the airlines is set to mark its ninth anniversary tomorrow

Japanese firm will run HSIA 3rd terminal

A Japanese company will be appointed to operate the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, and the job will include ground and cargo handling, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) yesterday.

HSIA third terminal: Japanese firm to handle ops

A Japanese company is getting the job of operating the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), which includes ground and cargo handling, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said today.

Dhaka-NY direct flight likely to resume this year: CAAB boss

The much-awaited Dhaka-New York direct flight is likely to resume this year, Chairman, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said today

European countries to be closer for Biman flyers

Biman is going for codeshare and interline agreements with Gulf Air and Japan Airlines and this will allow its passengers to go to destinations the two carriers serve.

Dhaka Airport: 3rd terminal to open partially in October

At least 77.5 percent work of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has been completed and there could be a soft opening in the first week of October. 

‘Helping Pilgrims’ In KSA: Biman willfully paying twice for same job

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be spending about Tk 12.9 crores ($1.18 million) to send 100 officials to Saudi Arabia to “assist Bangladeshi hajis” despite having a ground handling services agent who is supposed to do everything for about two-thirds of that cost.

Question Paper Leak: Another Biman official removed

A third official whose name came up in the investigation into the question paper leak of Biman's recruitment exam was removed from his post recently..Deputy Secretary Muhammad Nizam Uddin Ahmed was transferred from his post of general manager of the Administration and Human Resources Depar

Lopsided deal to cost Biman over Tk 1,000cr

Biman has violated procurement rules to hire a vendor for its online ticket sales and reservation services, and this will lead to Biman losing over Tk 1,000 crore in 10 years, according to a recent audit report by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh.