Bangladesh Air Force

Navy, air chiefs adorned with upgraded rank badges

The government upgrades the status of naval and air force chiefs from vice-admiral and air marshal to admiral and air chief marshal respectively in order to make the rank parallel to army chief.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

Air Force, 15 personalities receive Independence Award 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over the Independence Award 2017, the highest state award, to Bangladesh Air Force and 15 distinguished personalities including 1971 veterans.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

Navy, air chiefs adorned with upgraded rank badges

The government upgrades the status of naval and air force chiefs from vice-admiral and air marshal to admiral and air chief marshal respectively in order to make the rank parallel to army chief.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Resist evil forces, PM to army men

Asking members of the Bangladesh Army to gain more trust of people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hopes that they will always remain ready to resist evil forces to protect the country's independence and sovereignty.

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015

Search on for BAF pilot

Search and rescue for missing Air Force pilot is underway – a day after his fighter jet crashed into the Bay of Bengal near Chittagong.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

BAF fighter plane crashes in Bay, pilot missing

A pilot goes missing as a fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashes into Bay of Bengal. The missing pilot is Flight Lieutenant Tahmid.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

3 hurt in Ctg BAF chopper crash

At least three injured when an air force chopper crash-lands at Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport.

April 26, 2015
April 26, 2015

BAF plane takes relief material, medical team to Nepal

An aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) reaches Kathmandu with emergency medical team and relief materials to help victims of Nepal earthquake.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

Flights suspended at Dhaka airport for 30mins

Flights at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport are suspended for over half an hour this afternoon after the nose-wheel of a trainee aircraft collapsed while landing.