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Biman launches flights to China’s Guangzhou

| Updated: August 19, 2022 15:41:06


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Biman Bangladesh Airlines started operating flights on Dhaka-Guangzhou-Dhaka route on Thursday morning.

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali inaugurated the flights at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning, according to a press release.

The flights on the Dhaka-Guangzhou-Dhaka route will eliminate the suffering of Bangladeshi students and businessmen travelling to China, said the state minister.

The flight with 177 passengers took off from Shahjalal Airport at 11:00am (local time) and will land at China’s Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport around 4:45pm (local time).

The returning flight from Guangzhou will take off at 7:45pm (local time) and reach Dhaka at 9:30pm (local time).

Passengers can purchase tickets from any sales centre of Biman and its website www.biman-airlines.com or any Biman-approved travel agency, reports UNB. 

Passengers are also advised to follow the updated travel advisory provided on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh (http://bd.china-embassy.gov.cn/lsyw/lsxx/) and the website of Biman (https://www.biman-airlines.com/travelAdvisory).

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