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Emirates Airline orders fifty A350XWB at Dubai Airshow

Emirates on Monday announced a firm order for fifty A350-900 XWB aircraft worth $16 billion US dollar at list prices at the Dubai Airshow 2019. Delivery of the first Emirates A350 XWB is expected in May 2023, and will continue...

The government has moved to waive various airport-related charges to help lower the import cost of much-talked-about onion, whose price has recently mounted amid short supply. The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has taken the step following a meeting with the importers and the agencies concerned on Sunday evening, officials said. "We have already written to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism to waive the airport charges on public interest," Commerce Secretary Md Jafar Uddin told the FE on Monday. He said the stakeholders concerned informed the ministry that handling fees, lending charges and other airport bills will ultimately enhance onion price. The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) and the private sector importers are bringing onion by air on an...

'Restriction on international cards affecting digital industry'

Closing down the facility of travel quota of international credit and pre-paid cards by several banks is hindering the development of digital marketing sector of Bangladesh. A delegation of the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) raised the...