Bangladesh Biman

Biman tries to navigate out of losing streak

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 to borrow from banks

Biman has requested help from Bangladesh Bank for a significant loan.

Biman to deploy three aircraft to carry Hajj pilgrims

The number of pilgrims will drop this year significantly due to restrictions imposed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Baggage rules relaxed further

The passengers arriving in the country through air, land or river routes from now on can carry goods of increased value.

IMF mounts conditions to its $1b loans

The global lender, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has tied new conditions to the disbursement of the next installments of its $1 billion loan.

Biman losses Tk 10billion due to GSA

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.

IMF stands in way of Biman’s sovereign guarantee

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.

Biman workers staging demo

The members of Biman Sramik League (BSL) are staging demonstration in front of the MD’s room as the authority did not withdraw the show cause notice against BSL convener Moshikur Rahman.

Biman recruitment: 42 apply for MD post

Some 42 applications have been dropped for managing director and chief executive officer post of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Of the applicants, eight are foreigners.

Biman to get more routes: Minister

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Faruk Khan has said the government has planned to introduce new routes -- Dhaka-Manchester-New York and Dhaka-Narita (Japan) -- for Bangladesh Biman.

Boeing delivers second aircraft to Biman Thursday

The second Boeing 777-300ER aircraft joins the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines tomorrow (Thursday) as Boeing has completed its all preparation to deliver this fourth generation new aircraft.

Bangladesh keen to resume Biman’s NY flight

The government of Bangladesh would like to see the resumption of Biman’s New York flight at the earliest, a commitment of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the welfare of expatriate Bangladeshis.

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