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Biman Bangladesh Airlines adds another Boeing to its fleet

  • Published at 12:55 pm May 16th, 2019
A Bangladesh Biman plane at Hazrat Shahjalal International AirportRajib Dhar
File photo of a Bangladesh Biman plane at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

With the latest addition, the number of aircraft in Biman’s fleet stands at 16

Biman Bangladesh Airlines added another Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet on Thursday.

Biman General Manager (Public Relations) Shakil Meraj said the aircraft, brought in on lease from Kuwait’s Alfaco, arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 3:25am, reports UNB. 

With the latest addition, the number of aircraft in Biman’s fleet stands at 16, including five Boeing 737-800s. A sixth Boeing 737-800 is set to be added to the fleet next month, while two Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be added in July and September.

Currently, national flag carrier operates 16 international and domestic routes. In the last fiscal year, 2.6 million passengers flew on Biman Bangladesh Airlines.