US-Bangla increases domestic frequency

Dhaka : US-Bangla Airlines has increased the frequency of its domestic flights across the country. Currently the airline is operating 25 flights to six destinations in its network besides Cox's Bazar. 
Maintaining all health guidelines amid the pandemic, the airline is flying from Dhaka to Chattogram, Sylhet, Jashore, Saidpur, Rajshahi and Barisha Read more...

Malaysia Airlines to use AI for revenue maximisation solution

Jakarta : Malaysia Airlines has paired up with ReveMAX to implement the airline revenue maximisation solution to enhance and Read more...

Boeing eyes new 737 MAX output jump in late-2022

Chicago : Plane-maker Boeing Co has drawn up preliminary plans for a fresh sprint in 737 MAX output to as many as 42 jets a m Read more...

Sabre first GDS to offer microstays

Texas : Sabre Corporation, the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, and BYHOURS, Read more...

SIA posts record USD 3.2b annual loss 

Singapore : Singapore Airlines on May 19 posted its second-consecutive annual loss, which widened to a record SD 4.27 billion Read more...

Biman reinstates flights to Saudi Arabia from May 29

Dhaka : The national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines resumed flight services to Saudi Arabia from May 29, after nine d Read more...

Emirates records eighth consecutive Best Airline Worldwide win

Dubai : Emirates has been voted 'Best Airline World-wide' for the eighth consecutive time by the Business Traveller M Read more...

Qatar Airways Group CEO grieves over purchasing A380s

Doha : On May 26, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said that the largest passenger aircraft Airbus A380 had no future i Read more...

Saudia becomes largest airline of ME this summer

Jeddah : Saudia Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has become the largest airline in the Middle East this summer, overtaking Emirates Read more...

Regent Airways suspended from BSP Bangladesh, notifies IATA

Dhaka : International Air Transport Association on May 19 notified in a circular that Regent Airways has been suspended from Read more...

US-Bangla increases domestic frequency

Dhaka : US-Bangla Airlines has increased the frequency of its domestic flights across the country. Currently the airline is o Read more...

Air India’s plan to vaccinate staff by May 31 deferred

New Delhi : Air India earlier eyed to vaccinate its entire staff by the end of May following threats of employee unions to st Read more...

Qatar Airways seeks stake in IndiGo

Doha : Qatar Airways expressed its interest in purchasing a stake in India's low-cost carrier IndiGo. The Doha-based airl Read more...

IATA warns testing costs may deter travellers

Montreal : The Internatio-nal Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to ensure that high costs for Covid- Read more...

Pakistan govt approves restructuring at PIA

Karachi : The Cabinet of Pakistan has approved restructuring at Pakistan International Airlines. The restructuring plan has b Read more...

US-Bangla resumes flights to Kuala Lumpur 

Dhaka : Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines has resumed its regular flights to Kuala Lumpur from May 4. 
Flights a Read more...

CAAB to include new features in Dhaka airport third terminal

Dhaka : The civil aviation authority of the country is ready to include new features in the proposed third terminal project a Read more...

Malaysia Airlines to retire Airbus A380 fleet

Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia Airlines has become the latest entry to phase out the Airbus A380. The airline plans to retire its Ai Read more...

British Airways set to trial digital queuing technology

London : British Airways is prepared to trial a new intelligent queuing technology to manage the flow of travellers at the ai Read more...

Cathay Pacific raises USD 650m in first US dollar bond in 25 years

Hong Kong : Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific has raised USD 650 million in its first US dollar bond in 25 years, according to r Read more...

Biman starts flights to Rajshahi from May 16 

Dhaka : Biman Bangladesh Airlines has started operating regular flights on Dhaka-Rajshahi-Dhaka route. 
One fligh Read more...

Emirates showcases Premium Economy Seats at ATM

Dubai : Emirates is showcasing its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM) that began on Read more...

Boeing announces USD 10m emergency package for India

Mumbai : Boeing on May 1 announced a USD 10 million emergency assistance package for India to support the country's respo Read more...

Int'l flights in APAC still struggling following Covid

Bangkok : Aviation in Asia-pacific region is still struggling to bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic, with less th Read more...

Turkish Airlines operating 797 flights per day even amid pandemic

Istanbul : Turkish Airlines continues to fly boldly amid the pandemic, operating almost 797 flights per day in the first week Read more...

US-Bangla flying to six domestic destinations

Dhaka : After a hiatus of 16 days, local airlines have resumed domestic flight operations amid the lockdown from April 21. Wi Read more...

Etihad Airways to retire entire Boeing 777 fleet

Abu Dhabi : Etihad Airways is undergoing a radical transformation in an effort to cut losses by 2023. As part of it, the airl Read more...

Saudia, Gulf Air strengthen ties with codeshare

Bahrain : Middle Eastern carriers Saudia and Gulf Air are to enter a co-operation agreement which will include a codeshare be Read more...

Emirates begins digital verification of Covid-19 medical record for UAE based travellers

Dubai : Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of Covid-19 medical r Read more...

Schedule int'l passenger flights resume from May 1

Dhaka : Schedule passenger flights between Dhaka and some selected countries have resumed from May 1, announced the country&# Read more...

Turkish Airlines ready to resume Boeing 737 MAX flights

Istanbul : Turkish Airlines resumes flights using the Boeing 737 MAX from mid-April. The airline started using two 737 MAXs t Read more...

Gulf Air flies its first transcontinental lower emissions flight

Bahrain : Gulf Air has recently operated its first transcontinental lower emissions flight with a Boeing 787-9. The Bahrain-b Read more...

Thai Airways cuts another 4,250 staff

Bangkok : 4,250 Thai Airways employees have been pushed into an early retirement after failing a screening process for remain Read more...

Cabin crew cannot fly in 48 hours after vaccination

Dhaka : The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has announced that cabin crew members will not be able to fly in 48 hours Read more...

Emirates offers special Ramadan service 

Dubai : As part of its annual Ramadan service, Emirates offers a specially curated meal served in ready-to-eat boxes to customers fasting during the hol Read more...

PIA asks crew to not fast inflight

Islamabad : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has asked its pilots and cabin crew not to fast while flying. The notificat Read more...

Indian government directs airlines to restrict inflight meal offerings

New Delhi : India's Ministry of Civil Aviation has directed airlines to stop serving meals on domestic flights under two Read more...

Qatar Airways world's first to operate fully Covid-19 vaccinated flight

Doha : Qatar Airways on April 6 became world's first to operate fully Covid-19 vaccinated flight leading the recovery of Read more...

Saudia prepares to resume int'l flights from May 17 

Jeddah : Saudia, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, is preparing to resume international flights after the country Read more...

Captain Ishtiaque elected IFALPA EVP for third consecutive term

Dhaka : In the ongoing 75th Annual Conference of the world pilots' community International Federation of Airline Pilots A Read more...

AAI to assist CAAB in enhancing BD aviation infrastructure

Dhaka : The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has agreed to help the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh in enhancing the Read more...

India extends int'l travel ban till April 30

New Delhi : India has extended its international travel ban till April 30. Meaning all scheduled international passenger flig Read more...

Gulf Air gets NDC Level 4 certification

Manama : Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced it has achieved NDC Level 4 certification from t Read more...

PM Modi uses new Air India One aircraft for his visit to Bangladesh

Dhaka : Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on March 26 landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Banglade Read more...

IATA's digital Covid Travel Pass could spark meaningful recovery of int'l travel

Geneva : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stated its digital Covid Travel Pass will be ready 'withi Read more...

Aviation trade body calls for import duty reduction on accessories

Dhaka : Transport sector representatives including airways on March 23 called on the government to lower import duties on the Read more...

SalamAir recognises BD as best station, CM Shahabuddin as star employee

Dhaka : During the Annual Staff Meeting Online of SalamAir in Muscat, Shahabuddin, Country Manager of SalamAir in Bangladesh Read more...

Emirates to operate special flight with fully vaccinated crew, passengers

Dubai : Emirates will be showcasing the UAE's remarkable progress in its vaccination programme with a special flight on A Read more...

US-Bangla adds seventh ATR 72-600 to fleet

Dhaka : Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines added a brand-new ATR 72-600, the seventh of the airline, to its fleet on March 20 Read more...

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