Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed flights to
Bangladesh’s nationwide airline will function the
thrice weekly flights with Boeing 787-9 plane configured with
24 seats in enterprise class and 247 in financial system class.
Biman will function direct flights between
Dhaka and Manchester, whereas the return leg will fly through Sylhet.
The flight time is about 10 hours.
The airline suspended its earlier
Manchester service in September 2012 as a consequence of inadequate plane.
Andrew Cowan, CEO of Manchester Airport, stated, “There isn’t any higher approach to mark the beginning of a
new 12 months than with the launch of an thrilling new long-haul route
from Manchester Airport like this one. We know there’s a
vital Bangladeshi neighborhood throughout our catchment space and
this Biman Bangladesh service might be massively common with mates,
household and enterprise contacts travelling in each instructions.”
There are as much as 300,000 individuals of Bangladeshi
origin in northern components of the UK, from Birmingham to Scotland,
for whom this service might be their closest direct path to
Biman’s Regional Manager, Debabrota Mallick, stated,
“A direct flight from Manchester to Sylhet, and Manchester to
Dhaka has been on our radar for fairly a while. As a part of our
enterprise technique, our primary focus has been to attach Manchester
to each these thriving components of Bangladesh. Not solely was this due
to excessive demand from the Bangladeshi neighborhood within the North, however we
additionally noticed a great alternative to extend tourism and enterprise
potential which has been rising year-on-year. After saying
the resumption of the Manchester flight, we noticed the primary two
weeks of flights being fully offered out. We are very happy to
see such a tremendous response, and extra Bangladeshi passengers
persevering with to e book via Biman Airlines.”