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    Biman to resume Dhaka-Delhi flights May 13

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume Dhaka-Delhi direct flights on May 13, with three flights a week initially.

  • Biman flight makes emergency landing at Ctg airport

    A Dhaka-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Singapore makes an emergency landing at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram after the pilot suspected “technical fault” in one of the two engines of the aircraft.

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    Biman hijack attempt: IFALPA praises pilot, FO’s bravery

    The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Association (IFALPA) commends the pilots’ bravery of the Biman flight BG147 on February 25.

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    Biman offers 10 to 25 % discounts on int’l routes

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines offeres 10 to 25 percent discounts on six international routes in a bid to boost tourism.

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    Plane Hijack Bid: Suspect carried plastic toy gun

    What was recovered from Polash Ahmed, alleged hijacker of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft, is a useless plastic toy gun, a ballistics test finds.

  • Such kind of toy pistols are used to eject small spherical rubber balls

    It was a useless plastic toy gun: CID

    The ‘gun’ seized from Polash Ahmed, who allegedly tried to hijack the Boeing 737-800 plane of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on February 24 at Chattogram airport, was a useless plastic toy gun, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) says in its ballistic report.

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    Probe report on Biman ‘hijack’ attempt submitted

    A five-member probe committee formed by the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry submits its report on the “plane hijacking” incident at Chattogram airport on February 24.

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    12kg gold recovered from Biman flight

    Customs officials with the help of National Security Intelligence (NSI) recovered 12.3 kg gold from the lavatory of an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

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    Hijack bid: Biman plane flies from tomorrow

    The Biman carrier that underwent a hijack attempt last month will be returning to the flight list from tomorrow, a top official has said.

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    Hijack Bid: Caab suspends five employees for negligence

    Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has suspended five of its employees on charges of negligence in duty during the hijack attempt of a Biman aircraft on February 24.

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    Biman hijack bid: 5 CAAB staff suspended

    Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) suspends five of its employees on charge of negligence in duty during the alleged hijack attempt of a Biman aircraft at Chattogram airport on February 24.

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    2 projectiles found in that Biman plane

    Investigators have seized two projectiles from the Boeing 737-800 Biman aircraft, which Polash Ahmed reportedly tried to hijack on February 24 at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport.

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    Biman hijack bid: Probe gets 2 more days

    Investigators get two more days to submit their report on the alleged plane hijacking incident at Chattogram airport on February 24.

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    Biman flight lands at HSIA with flat tyre

    A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made an “emergency precaution landing” in Dhaka's Shahjalal International Airport yesterday as one of the aircraft's tyres burst.

  • Biman hijack bid: PM lauds pilot, crew members

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lauds the “courage and intelligence” of pilot, co-pilot and cabin crew of the aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines that faced a hijack bid on February 24.

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    ‘Hijacked’ plane to resume flights next week

    The “hijacked” plane of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights within 10 days, Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque said today. Talking to The Daily Star, the secretary said the Boeing 737-800 sustained two bullet hits and a damaged switchboard during the “hijacking”.

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    Biman ‘hijacker’ Polash buried in N’ganj

    The alleged hijacker of a Biman’s BG-147 flight, Polash Ahmed, has been buried in his village home in Narayanganj.

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    Case filed over Biman ‘hijack attempt’

    Chattogram Civil Aviation lodges a case with Patenga Police Station against Palash Ahmed, who reportedly attempted to hijack an aircraft of Biman yesterday, and some unnamed people.

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    Biman hijack bid: State minister gives statement in JS

    An armed passenger all of a sudden tried to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft bound for Dubai via Chattogram and he (suspect) shouted to intimidate the passengers, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Mahbub Ali tells parliament .

  • Security officials at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport

    Not sure if it was a toy gun: Minister

    Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry is yet to ascertain whether the pistol used by the Biman “hijacker” was a toy gun. “We have still not been able to confirm whether the hijacker was carrying a real pistol or toy,” says Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque.

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    Biman ‘hijacker’ shot once: Cops

    The body of alleged Biman hijacker has a single bullet hole suggesting that he was shot from the front, police said after receiving the body.

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    Passengers of hijacked plane leave Chattogram for Dubai

    A total of 134 passengers of the Biman Bangladesh flight, which made emergency landing at Chattogram airport yesterday following an attempted hijacking, leave the port city for Dubai.

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    Biman hijacking attempt: No claim for body

    No one has gone to claim the body of the alleged Biman hijacker at Chittagong Medical College morgue. The man, in his mid-20s, has been identified by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) as Md Palash Ahmed, a criminal of Narayanganj. Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) said it found fingerprint match with the “hijacker” with one Md Palash Ahmed, a criminal from Narayanganj’s Sonargaon.

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    Biman hijacker a criminal of N’ganj, Rab says

    Law enforcers today said the alleged Biman hijacker is a listed criminal of Narayanganj.

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    Probe body formed over Biman ‘hijacking’

    Amid confusion over what had actually happened during Biman’s flight BG147, Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry forms a probe committee to investigate the “plane hijacking” incident at Chattogram airport.

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    Hijack bid foiled; suspect shot dead

    A man who allegedly tried to storm the cockpit of a Biman flight was killed in a commando operation at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram yesterday evening after all passengers were evacuated safely.

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    Ctg-bound flights delayed at Dhaka airport

    Several flights bound for Chattogram could not depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka following Biman aircraft hijack attempt at Shah Amanat International Airport.

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    A ‘mentally imbalanced’ man with a gun

    The “hijacker” who is killed in military operation is “mentally imbalanced”, according to what several officials have said.

  • A swift operation of 8 minutes

    Commandos of Bangladesh Army neutralised the hijacker of a national flag carrier flight at Chattogram airport in just eight minutes.

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    Biman hijacker neutralised: Army

    The alleged hijacker of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been neutralised in military operation, Bangladesh Army says in a post-operation briefing.

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