Bangladesh flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines is planning to launch direct flights to Japan. The airline will use the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for this service.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines to Japan
Bangladeshi national airline Biman Bangladesh Airlines is all set tol connect Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT).
With effect from September 1, the airline will launch direct flights between Dhaka and Tokyo using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Flights will be operated thrice weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Biman Bangladesh Airlines operates a fleet of 6 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. This consists of 4 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and 2 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. On this route, Biman will deploy the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner variant.
This aircraft has 271 seats consisting of 24 Business class seats and 247 Economy class seats. Biman has named its 4 B788 Dreamliners as The Aakashbeena, The Hangsabalaka, The Rajhangsa and The Gaangchil.
BG 376 – The Boeing 787 departs Dhaka on 11:45 PM and arrives at Narita International Airport on 09:15 AM of the next day.
BG 377 – After a 45 minute halt at Narita, the aircraft takes off at 11:00 AM and reaches Shahjalal International Airport on 03:00 PM.
About Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines, commonly known as Biman, is the flag carrier and national airline of Bangladesh. It was established in 1972 after the country gained independence. The airline’s main hub is located at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, which serves as its primary base for both domestic and international flights. Over the years, Biman has expanded its route network to cover destinations in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, connecting Bangladesh to various parts of the world.
The airline has 21 aircraft in its fleet. It consists of 6 Boeing 737s, 4 Boeing 777s, 6 Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 5 Dash 8 aircraft. It recently partnered with SITA to adopt a suite of connectivity solutions that will increase network speeds, optimise the airline’s operations, and reduce expansion costs.
Source Credits : CAPA