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Govt keeps Biman Board unchanged

The government has kept faith in former Air Force chief Muhammad Enamul Bari as Chairman of Biman Bangladesh Airlines after it posted profit for past two years,reports bdnews24.com  No changes have been brought to the 13-member Biman board of directors announced by the civil aviation and tourism ministry for 2017 on Thursday. Retired air marshal Bari told bdnews24.com: “Many jobs ... Read More »

Seecurity tightened at all airports: Menon

 businessnews24bd.com  Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Tuesday said the civil aviation authorities have tightened security at all airports of the country after the two terror attacks in Gulshan and Sholakia. The minister said this at a press briefing after a meeting with Civil Aviation officials at Kurmitola in the morning. “These attacks are the part of ... Read More »

Tk 1 b for tourism sector dev in new budget

businessnews24bd.com The finance minister has proposed allocating Tk 1 billion for the development of the country’s tourism sector in the national budget for the 2016-17 financial year. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith presented the Tk 3.41 trillion budget in Parliament on Thursday. He proposed to allocate Tk 5.49 billion to the civil aviation and tourism ministry. In the current 2015-16 fiscal’s ... Read More »

Mosaddek Ahmed Biman’s new MD

businessnews24bd.com The government has appointed Mosaddek Ahmed as  the Managing Director (MD) of  Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The Board of Directors of Biman, at a meeting held on Tuesday, decided to make the appointment. Mosaddek Ahmed, retired from Biman last year, also carried out duties of acting managing director of the national flag-carrier. Read More »

Baishakhi Mela at Hotel Sarina from Apr 13

businessnews24bd.com Hotel Sarina has taken 10 -day- long Bengali Food Festival and Baishakhi Mela  at  Amrit Restaurant of the hotel  from April 13  to April 22, 2016 along with thee -day Baishakhi Mela at the Hotel Lobby.The Food Festival will be a treat for the food connoisseur who will be able to experience an authentic Bengali spread. The festival is ... Read More »

Biman to lease an extra wide-bodied aircraft to ease pressure during Hajj

r  Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to take a wide-bodied aircraft on wet lease for carrying pilgrims to Saudi Arabia smoothly during the Hajj period, reports UNB According to the document, the aircraft must have 400 seats in two classes and the age of the aircraft must not exceed 20 years. The national flag carrier will take the aircraft on ... Read More »

Turkish Airlines celebrate 300th aircraft ceremony

businessnews24bd.com Turkish Airlines  celebrated 300th aircraft ceremony at Ataturk International Airport (AIA) in the new hanger of Turkish Technic Inc  on January 5,  2016. Taking its place as one of the world’s major airlines with the addition of its 300th aircraft, Europe’s leading airlines continues to strengthen its position in global aviation. Turkish Airlines wishes to serve its customers with ... Read More »

Biman to resume Delhi, Hong Kong, open new routes: Menon

businessnews24bd.com Biman Bangladesh Airlines has a plan to reintroduce Biman’s flight operation on New Delhi and Hong Kong routes along with opening new routes this year. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon disclosed this, while replying to a question from a treasury bench member MA Awal in the Jatiya Sangsad on Sunday. “We have a plan to expand ... Read More »

Biman’s second foreign CEO Kyle Haywood resigns

A year after Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ first foreign CEO Kevin Steele quit, his successor Kyle Haywood has resigned, reports bdnews24.com British national Haywood, the managing director and CEO, submitted his resignation to Biman Chairman Air Marshal (retired) Jamaluddin Ahmed on Sunday, a senior official said.Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon told bdnews24.com that he had seen the e-mail from Haywood, ... Read More »

Lufthansa cabin crew strike hits 290 flights

BBC Online German airline Lufthansa will cancel 290 flights on Friday afternoon because of strike action by cabin crew over cost-saving measures. The strike by members of the UFO union will mainly affect short-haul flights. Lufthansa and the union failed to reach an agreement in a long-running row over early retirement benefits and pensions on Thursday. The airline has been ... Read More »