Biman adds another Boeing to its fleet

Published: May 16, 2019 13:38:00 | Updated: May 17, 2019 17:23:12

A Boeing 737-800 aircraft was added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Thursday.

The aircraft, brought on lease from Kuwait's Alfaco arrived at Dhaka airport around 3:25am, said Biman General Manager (Public Relations) Shakil Meraj.

With the latest addition, the number of aircraft in Biman fleet reached 16.

Next month, a sixth Boeing 737-800 aircraft is scheduled to be added to Biman fleet while two Boeing Dreamliner 787 will be added in July and September, according to a UNB report.

Currently, Biman operates on 16 international and domestic routes. It carried 2.6 million passengers in the last fiscal year.

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