Biman Bangladesh eyes restart of perishable exports flights to Europe

November 28, 2019 10:53 am
Biman Bangladesh eyes restart of perishable exports flights to Europe

Asianmail Desk Biman Bangladesh could restart carrying fruit and vegetables to Europe after a three-year absence, under pressure from Bangladeshi exporters.  From the first week of January the carrier is deploying a 787-9 on the Dhaka-London-Manchester route, and the airline is holding talks with traders’ group the Bangladesh Fruits, Vegetables & Allied Products […]

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Journos worried over death threat to peer

12:01 am
Journos worried over death threat to peer

Senior Correspondent Dhaka Reporters Unity and Crime Reporters’ Association Bangladesh expressed deep concern over the alleged threat to Rafiq Majumder, senior reporter of Jagonews24.com, a leading online news portal, for publishing a news. DRU President Ilias Hossain and general secretary Kabir Ahmed Khan in a joint statement demanded that the […]

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ACC sues 4 Biman officials on graft allegations

November 26, 2019 11:31 am
ACC sues 4 Biman officials on graft allegations

Asianmail Desk The Biman officials were accused of engaging in corruption while recruiting cadet pilots The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against three directors and a general manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on graft allegations. The officials are Biman Managing Director AM Mosaddique Ahmed, Director (Admin) Partha Kumar […]

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Biman to close check-in counters before 1hr in Int’l flights

11:26 am
Biman to close check-in counters before 1hr in Int’l flights

Asianmail Desk Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to close its check-in counters before one hour for international flights and 30 minutes prior to boarding domestic flights. The decision was taken due to security reasons, a press release said on Monday, reports BSS. Besides, the national flag carrier said passengers must […]

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US start-up Avatar Airlines tries for DOT approval again

November 25, 2019 10:30 am
US start-up Avatar Airlines tries for DOT approval again

Avatar Airlines (Las Vegas McCarran) filed another application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on November 19, as it seeks to establish itself as a Part 121 scheduled air carrier. The start-up failed with its previous attempts to complete its certification, […]

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