Alexa Fifth Boeing added to Biman fleet

Fifth Boeing added to Biman fleet

Staff Correspondent

Published: 12:58 16 May 2019  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

A fifth Boeing 737-800 aircraft, that brought on lease from Kuwait's Alfaco, was added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Thursday. 

The aircraft arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 3:25 am today. With the latest addition, the number of aircraft in the Biman Bangladesh Airlines fleet reached 14. 

A sixth Boeing 737-800 aircraft is scheduled to be added to Biman fleet on next month, while two Boeing Dreamliner 787 will be added in July and September.

Currently, Biman operates on 16 international and domestic routes. It carried 26 lakh passengers it last fiscal year.