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  • UK cargo ban 'to be lifted next week'

    The UK government is likely to lift the ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo early next week, putting forward some “observations”

  • Sloppy job in screening led to cargo ban

    False entries made by an airport screener on the list of checked goods and a casual smoke break taken by another one were the last straw for the UK monitoring team, leading to the temporary ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo. The Daily Star learnt this from a report of the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and a reliable source in the British High Commission in Dhaka.

  • UK firm asks for Tk 58cr for 6 months

    British company Redline Assured Security has demanded Tk 58 crore for overall security management at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for six months while negotiation with another British company, Restrata, was going on yesterday.

  • PM urges UK for cargo ban review

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday wrote back to her British counterpart David Cameron and requested a review of the ban on direct air cargo from Dhaka to London.

  • UK team firm on March 31 deadline

    An UK expert team yesterday expressed their firm stance that they need “almost all” the security requirements met at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport within March 31.

  • Wall collapses near Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal airport

    UK team looking into security steps

    An UK expert team yesterday started examining the measures taken to improve the security at the Hazrat Shahjalal International

  • Fallout worries exporters

    SM Jahangir Hossain exports five to 10 tonnes of perishable goods to different countries every week, particularly the UK. All was well for him until the recent UK ban on direct cargo from Dhaka to London. The UK Department of Transport says, “Recent security assessments of Dhaka International Airport found that some international security requirements were not being met.”