Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Sunday opened its fourth permanent sales office at Hajj Camp, Ashkona near the Shahjalal International Airport in the capital.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines started collecting increased excise duty from passengers of its domestic and international flights.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate its Dhaka-Singapore-Dhaka flights with newly purchased Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the country's flag carrier, is on track to log in profits this fiscal year, putting an end to its five-year loss-making streak.
National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines is planning to expand its network on regional routes and increase its flights in existing routes.
The country's national airline Biman Bangladesh is ready to sign a deal with Egypt Air to hire two Dash-8 aircraft on dry lease.
After a couple of decades, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to produce television commercials for airing on local and international media, aiming to attract more passengers.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Thursday said that the domestic fights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be resumed shortly.
Although Biman is yet to climb out of years of suffering losses, the national flag carrier is expected to reduce its annual losses by 38.86% from the previous year as a result of improved punctuality and enhanced customer service.
Biman has requested help from Bangladesh Bank for a significant loan.
The number of pilgrims will drop this year significantly due to restrictions imposed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The passengers arriving in the country through air, land or river routes from now on can carry goods of increased value.
The global lender, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has tied new conditions to the disbursement of the next installments of its $1 billion loan.
In last five years, Biman Bangladesh Airlines incurred losses worth Tk 10 billion on Europe and Middle East routes during due mainly to recruiting corrupt and inefficient general sales agents.
The government has not given sovereign guarantee of credit to the loss-making Bangladesh Biman despite repeated requests by the United States because of its deal with the International Monetary Fund.
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