Biman provides foreign pilots with line training on Dreamliners

-A Monitor Report Date: 02 May, 2023

Dhaka : Biman Bangladesh Airlines marked a new milestone in the history of South Asian aviation by providing foreign pilots with line training on the state-of-the-art Dreamliner 787.

The programme began on April 28 with the training of one Mongolian Airlines pilot on the Dhaka-Sylhet-London route, said a press release.
Shafiul Azim, Managing Director and CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines inaugurated the training programme at Dhaka airport.

Biman has globally acclaimed flight safety standards for which foreign airlines have gained confidence in Biman, said Shafiul.

Due to the safety standards and quality training capabilities of Biman, the attraction to the training the foreign pilots are provided with is increasing. There are plans to expand the scope of training in the future, he added.

A total of 12 pilots of Mongolian State Airlines will receive the training on Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Biman, it said.

In the first batch, the pilots are undergoing the described training. For this purpose, necessary approvals have already been taken from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.

Biman has the distinction of training foreign pilots in state-of-the-art Dreamliners for the first time among SAARC countries, the release also said.

Biman Director Administration and Human Resources Md Siddiqur Rahman, Director Flight Operations Captain Md Siddiqur Rahman, senior officials of Biman, trainers and pilots were also present on the occasion.

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