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Emirates offers double Tier Miles to frequent flyers Emirates offers double Tier Miles to frequent flyers

Dubai: Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has rolled out an exclusive offer to help members fast-track to a higher tier status. Members can automatically earn...

2021-04-12
Emirates operates special A380 flight with fully vaccinated passengers and crew Emirates operates special A380 flight with fully vaccinated passengers and crew

Dubai: Emirates’ special flight EK2021 made a journey across the different emirates on April 10, which carried fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard. The flight operated with Em...

2021-04-11
Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on 13 April Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on 13 April

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 holy month. Emirates’ signature Rama...

2021-04-07
Emirates announces resumption of flights to Orlando from June 2 Emirates announces resumption of flights to Orlando from June 2

Dubai: Emirates will resume four-weekly services to Orlando from 2nd June 2021, further expanding its US network, and offering customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced connectivi...

2021-04-04
Emirates SkyCargo delivers 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations Emirates SkyCargo delivers 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations

In the run up to World Health Day (7 April), Emirates SkyCargo, cargo division of Emirates airline has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 50 mi...

2021-04-01
Emirates to operate special flight with fully vaccinated crew and passengers Emirates to operate special flight with fully vaccinated crew and passengers

Dubai: Emirates will be showcasing the UAE’s remarkable progress in its vaccination programme with a special flight on 10 April 2021 that will carry only fully vaccinated crew and pass...

2021-03-31
Emirates and TAP Air Portugal to expand strategic partnership Emirates and TAP Air Portugal to expand strategic partnership

Dubai: Emirates and TAP Air Portugal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the codeshare partnership currently in place between both airlines.

2021-03-21

Emirates celebrates birthday of the Father of the Nation with orphans in Dhaka Emirates celebrates birthday of the Father of the Nation with orphans in Dhaka

Dhaka: As part of celebration of the centennial birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Emirates airline, undertook various activities includi...

2021-03-18
Travel and tourism industry of China showing strong recovery Travel and tourism industry of China showing strong recovery

Beijing: China’s travel and tourism industry showing strong recovery. Demand for leisure city travel, vacations in the suburbs, family trips and study tours showed a s...

2021-03-17
Etihad Airways latest to retire Airbus A380 Etihad Airways latest to retire Airbus A380

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways is unlikely to welcome the Airbus A380 back to its fleet in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown, chief executive Tony Douglas has confirmed.

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2021-03-17
Emirates SkyCargo’s initiative to streamline transport of Dangerous Goods Emirates SkyCargo’s initiative to streamline transport of Dangerous Goods

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, freight division of Emirates airline and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority(DCAA) have signed an MoU to streamline processes for the transportation...

2021-03-15
Multimillion dollar tourism resort to be developed in Indonesia by UAE Multimillion dollar tourism resort to be developed in Indonesia by UAE

Jakarta: The UAE is to develop a multimillion-dollar tourism resort in its westernmost Aceh province, in Indonesia as part of its plan to support implementation of several m...

2021-03-14
First in the ME Qatar Airways to trial IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ First in the ME Qatar Airways to trial IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’

Doha: Qatar Airways first airline in the Middle East to trial IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’.

Passengers on Qatar Airwa...

2021-03-12
China first country in the world to launch virus passport China first country in the world to launch virus passport

Beijing: China has launched a Green Virus Passport in the form of a health certificate program and is thought to be the world’s first known “Virus Passport.&rdqu...

2021-03-10
Emirates boosts services to Maldives and Seychelles ahead of holiday season Emirates boosts services to Maldives and Seychelles ahead of holiday season

Dubai: Emirates will increase services to popular holiday destinations, Maldives and Seychelles, ahead of the Easter break to meet the customer demand. Starting 28 March, th...

2021-03-10
Thailand considers waiving  quarantine for COVID-19 vaccinated tourists Thailand considers waiving quarantine for COVID-19 vaccinated tourists

Bangkok: Thailand is considering to withdraw its two-week mandatory quarantine policy for foreign visitors with proof of Covid-19 vaccination as the country seeks to revive ...

2021-03-08
Unruly Indian passenger forces AF emergency landing in Bulgaria Unruly Indian passenger forces AF emergency landing in Bulgaria

Paris: Air France flight from Paris to New Delhi makes emergency landing in Bulgarian capital’s airport. Rowdy passenger is being charged with endangering flight safet...

2021-03-07
WHO advises against issuing COVID vaccine passports WHO advises against issuing COVID vaccine passports

Geneva: World Health Organization (WHO) currently is not recommending issuing special certificates for people who received coronavirus vaccination. It advises against issuin...

2021-03-04
Steve Allen has been appointed as EVP of dnata Steve Allen has been appointed as EVP of dnata

Dubai: Steve Allen has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of dnata, a global leading air services provider under the umbrella of The Emirates Group.

2021-03-04

Emirates to launch digital verification of passenger COVID-19 records with DHA Emirates to launch digital verification of passenger COVID-19 records with DHA

Dubai: Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have signed a MoU which aims to position Dubai as one of the first cities in the world to implement digital verification...

2021-03-04
Emirates Group celebrates World Wildlife Day Emirates Group celebrates World Wildlife Day

Dubai: Emirates Group has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to protecting wildlife and habitats while celebrating World Wildlife Day. It also shone the spotlight on co...

2021-03-03
Saudia plans to order 70  new aircraft,  media reports Saudia plans to order 70 new aircraft, media reports

Jeddah: State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) plans to order 70 airliners from Airbus and Boeing, reports Saudi news sources.  aviation news bd

2021-03-03
No COVID-19 vaccination, no Hajj! No COVID-19 vaccination, no Hajj!

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s Health Minister Tawfiq Al Rabiah said “compulsory vaccination” would be required for all Hajj pilgrims

2021-03-03

Joyeeta organises cooking course for women entrepreneurs at NHTTI Joyeeta organises cooking course for women entrepreneurs at NHTTI

Joyeeta Foundation – an initiative under the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has undertaken an extensive program to provide culinary training to women entrepreneurs. With the su...

2021-03-02
India to continue ban on international flights till March 31 India to continue ban on international flights till March 31

Dhaka: India has extended its ban on international flights till March 31 taking into view the current coronavirus pandemic situation.

"In partial mo...

2021-03-01
Emirates offers options to purchase empty adjoining seats for Economy Class passengers Emirates offers options to purchase empty adjoining seats for Economy Class passengers

Dubai: Emirates’ Economy Class customers can now enjoy even more personal space and privacy onboard with the ability to purchase up to three empty adjoining seats on their flight.

...

2021-03-01
BSEC nominates six Independent Directors for board of United Airways (BD) Ltd BSEC nominates six Independent Directors for board of United Airways (BD) Ltd

Dhaka: The Bangladesh Securities Exchange Commission (BSEC) has nominated six distinguished persons as independent directors of United Airways (BD) Limited.

2021-03-01

Emirates to introduce First Class services to Dhaka from March 1 Emirates to introduce First Class services to Dhaka from March 1

Dhaka: Emirates has announced it will introduce First Class services on the Dubai to Dhaka route, starting 1st March. The airline is currently the only international airline...

2021-02-27
IATA prepares to debut Travel Pass as aviation looks to reopen IATA prepares to debut Travel Pass as aviation looks to reopen

Montreal: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects its digital Covid Travel Pass will be ready for use “within weeks”.

2021-02-24

Newark to become Emirates’ 10th destination in US Newark to become Emirates’ 10th destination in US

Emirates will resume daily services to Newark via Athens from 1st June 2021. The resumed flight will provide global travellers with another access point to the popular New York Metropolitan ...

2021-02-23
Emirates operates first flight serviced by fully vaccinated frontline teams Emirates operates first flight serviced by fully vaccinated frontline teams

Emirates as one of the first airlines in the world operated a flight yesterday, February 21 with fully vaccinated frontline teams servicing customers at every touchpoint of the travel journe...

2021-02-22
Emirates offers NDC platform for travel agents Emirates offers NDC platform for travel agents

Emirates as first airline in its region to offer travel trade partners bespoke products and services, including rich content and differentiated pricing, through its NDC-enabled direct connec...

2021-02-18
Istanbul Airport rolls out rapid COVID-19 testing facility Istanbul Airport rolls out rapid COVID-19 testing facility

Istanbul: Istanbul Airport has rolled out a rapid COVID-19 testing facility. The PCR Testing Center inside the airport’s terminal has a daily testing capacity of 12,00...

2021-02-17
Emirates joins hands with UNICEF for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Emirates joins hands with UNICEF for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, cargo division of Emirates airline has signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritise the transport of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medic...

2021-02-16
CAAB imposes USD 50 thousand security deposit on new foreign airlines CAAB imposes USD 50 thousand security deposit on new foreign airlines

Dhaka: Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has learned to have imposed a security deposit of US dollar 50,000 from new airlines seeking permission to operate commercial flights.

2021-02-13
In UK lying about high-risk travel upon arrival could land you in prison for 10 years In UK lying about high-risk travel upon arrival could land you in prison for 10 years

London: Anyone arriving in England and found to have lied about a recent visit to a country on the British government’s travel ban list faces up to 10 years in prison ...

2021-02-11
UK to impose a new quarantine system for arriving passengers from Feb 15 UK to impose a new quarantine system for arriving passengers from Feb 15

London: The Government of United Kingdomt has announced a new quarantine system and some other policy, which will come into force from Monday February 15.

2021-02-10

IATA offers help to laid-off airline cabin crew IATA offers help to laid-off airline cabin crew

Montreal: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is offering an online training course to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market. This ...

2021-02-10
Bangladesh wins recognition at the  Int’l Young Chef Olympiad Bangladesh wins recognition at the Int’l Young Chef Olympiad

Dhaka: Reeyana Rahman, a student of Diploma in Culinary course under the National Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (NHTTI) has won the ‘Ambassador’ awar...

2021-02-09
Ten safest countries with the best COVID pandemic response Ten safest countries with the best COVID pandemic response

Dhaka: Coronavirus took the world by surprise. Many of the most developed countries failed to protect its citizens. New Zealand, Australia, Latvia or Cyprus are a big except...

2021-02-09
China committed to full recovery of its civil aviation sector China committed to full recovery of its civil aviation sector

Beijing: China’s economy has rebounded and domestic air travel was quickly re-established

Civil Aviation Administration of China (...

2021-02-08
Emirates introduces touchless self check-in kiosks Emirates introduces touchless self check-in kiosks

Dubai: Emirates’ self-check-in and bag drop kiosks at Dubai International (DXB), which made its debut in September last year, have now gone touchless. The 32 self-serv...

2021-02-07
97% fewer flights were airborne in 2020 compare to previous year 97% fewer flights were airborne in 2020 compare to previous year

Dhaka: A research data analyzed and published by Comprar Acciones,  reveals that during  January 1 and December 20, 2020, there were a total of 16.8 million flight...

2021-02-05
2020 worst year for air cargo demand since in 1990 2020 worst year for air cargo demand since in 1990

Montreal: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand for air cargo decreased by 10.6 percent in 2020...

2021-02-04
Thailand may allow entry of vaccinated foreigners without quarantine Thailand may allow entry of vaccinated foreigners without quarantine

Bangkok: Thailand  Ministry of Tourism and Sports is considering plans to attract foreign tourists back to Thailand, and may allow vaccinated foreigners to enter the country without the...

2021-02-03
Saudi Arabia suspends entry from twenty countries from Feb 03 Saudi Arabia suspends entry from twenty countries from Feb 03

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced suspension of  entry to the kingdom from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners and their familie...

2021-02-03
Radisson Blu Dhaka offers Valentine's day attractions Radisson Blu Dhaka offers Valentine's day attractions

Dhaka: Radisson Blu Dhaka’s Signature Programme offers an exotic BBQ Dinner Buffet with exciting entertainments at its Water Garden Poolside on Feb 14.

2021-02-02
Widespread disappointment with India tourism budget Widespread disappointment with India tourism budget

New Delhi: As the world hopefully finds a way to begin healing from the COVID-19 pandemic, both in health and the economy, the India tourism budget has turned out to be a hu...

2021-02-02
Emirates to operate one-way passenger flights from UK Emirates to operate one-way passenger flights from UK

Dhaka: Dubai-based airline Emirates  to resume their passenger flights from the United Kingdom from February 2 following temporary suspension. These flghts will be one-way only.

...

2021-02-01
India further extends ban on overseas flights till 28 Feb India further extends ban on overseas flights till 28 Feb

Dhaka: The government of India has extended the ban on international commercial flights till 28 February says a circular, issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...

2021-02-01
Emirates to trial new mobile app to facilitate pre-travel COVID-19 requirements Emirates to trial new mobile app to facilitate pre-travel COVID-19 requirements

Dubai: Emirates airline has partnered with GE Digital Aviation Software and TE-FOOD to trial TrustOne, a mobile app that allows passengers to undergo COVID-19 PCR tests at s...

2021-02-01
Nepal has issued new protocols for foreigners to enter and depart Nepal has issued new protocols for foreigners to enter and depart

Kathmandu: As per Department of Immigration, foreigners are allowed to enter into Nepal, ensuring compliance with below requirements and procedures:

Arri...

2021-01-31
Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance

Dubai: Dubai today launched the Vaccine Logistics Alliance to speed up distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate.
 
In support of the World He...

2021-01-31
BD airlines gets part relief of some charges for domestic operation BD airlines gets part relief of some charges for domestic operation

Dhaka: The airlines of Bangladesh—now struggling for survival because of the situation created by COVID-19 pandemic—have got some good news from the government.

2021-01-31

Bangladesh participates in International Young Chef Olympiad Bangladesh participates in International Young Chef Olympiad

Dhaka: To celebrate the multicultural diversity of food from across the world the 7th International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO)-2021 kicks off January 31. 

2021-01-30
Budget expectations of India tourism for 2021 Budget expectations of India tourism for 2021

New Delhi: Over half of those employed in the tourism industry in India have either lost their jobs completely or are currently on leave without pay. This adds up to 40 mill...

2021-01-30
IATA calls for global certification programme to reopen travel IATA calls for global certification programme to reopen travel

Montreal: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, b...

2021-01-30
Canada imposes further restrictions on international travel Canada imposes further restrictions on international travel

Montreal: Canada introduces new rules on international travel, in addition to the multi-layered approach on COVID-19 already in place

Th...

2021-01-30
Emirates frequent flyers to enjoy special privileges until 2022 Emirates frequent flyers to enjoy special privileges until 2022

Dubai: Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has rolled out new measures to offer its members more support, flexibility, and choice – allowing members to r...

2021-01-28
UN warns staff against flying Pakistani airlines UN warns staff against flying Pakistani airlines

New York: The United Nations, and subsidiary agencies, has cautioned its staff against flying with any Pakistani airlines.

The UN warning comes after the...

2021-01-27
COVID-19 test rule begins for international flights to the US COVID-19 test rule begins for international flights to the US

Washington, DC: As of Tuesday, January 26, travellers boarding international flights to the United States have a big hurdle to clear.

For the first time ...

2021-01-27
U.S.  extends travel restrictions for  Europe, U.K. and Brazil U.S. extends travel restrictions for Europe, U.K. and Brazil

Dhaka: The new White House administration has further extended travel restrictions for Europe, the U.K. and Brazil.  It also has banned entry of most of the non-U.S. ci...

2021-01-26
Kuwait to restrict use of airport at 30% capacity Kuwait to restrict use of airport at 30% capacity

Dhaka: The Government of Kuwait has delayed second phase of its plan for resuming commercial flights until further notice, reports local media, citing a cabinet decision, ke...

2021-01-26
EBL Partners  with  Austrian OeEB to support  RMGs and SMEs in Banglaesh EBL Partners with Austrian OeEB to support RMGs and SMEs in Banglaesh

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) signed a term facility agreement with the Development Bank of Austria - OeEB to provide financial support in foreign currency to its local RMG and SME clien...

2021-01-25
Emirates resumes flights to major Australian cities following temporary suspension Emirates resumes flights to major Australian cities following temporary suspension

Dhaka: Emirates resumes passenger flight operations to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from this week, following temporary suspension due to restriction imposed by Australian government over ...

2021-01-25
BAPA elects new EC for next two years BAPA elects new EC for next two years

Dhaka: Bangladesh Airline Pilots’ Association (BAPA)  has elected a new executive committee for the year 2021-22 at an election, held recently in Dhaka. Capt Mahbubur Rahman has b...

2021-01-24
President Biden's executive order ends Trump's Muslim travel ban President Biden's executive order ends Trump's Muslim travel ban

Washington, DC: Among the flurry of executive orders signed by President Joe Biden on Wednesday was one ending the ban on travelers from several majority-Muslim countries, w...

2021-01-22
Emirates to pilot IATA Travel Pass Emirates to pilot IATA Travel Pass

Dubai: Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help ...

2021-01-21
Turkey keen to invest in special economic zones: Turkish Envoy Turkey keen to invest in special economic zones: Turkish Envoy

Dhaka: Turkish investors are keen to invest in a special economic zone in Bangladesh as it offers attractive incentives for foreign investors, said Turkish Ambassador to Ban...

2021-01-20
SIA receives Diamond rating in global airline health and safety audit SIA receives Diamond rating in global airline health and safety audit

Dhaka: Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been awarded the Diamond rating – the highest level attainable – in the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying a...

2021-01-19
Emirates announces special fares from Bangladesh Emirates announces special fares from Bangladesh

Dhaka: Emirates has launched its much-awaited global sale to inspire and encourage travelers to reconnect with family and friends or explore new destinations in the New Year...

2021-01-19
Emirates rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme Emirates rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme

Dubai: Emirates airline, dnata and other subsidiaries within Emirates Group today, January 18 rolled out a COVID-19 vaccination programme for its UAE based workforce in coordination with the...

2021-01-18
Eastern Bank launches EBL INSTA BANKING Eastern Bank launches EBL INSTA BANKING

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited(EBL) has formally launched instant digital customer onboarding solution EBL INSTA BANKING on January 14, 2021. This solution allows the Banglades...

2021-01-16
Free travel for children with Etihad Free travel for children with Etihad

Dhaka: Children up to eleven can travel free when they accompany an adult passenger on their next flight to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways.

2021-01-16

Shaika Mai Al-Khalifa to run for UNWTO secretary general Shaika Mai Al-Khalifa to run for UNWTO secretary general

Madrid: Shaika Mai Al-Khalifa from the kingdom of Bahrain will challenge the incumbent, Zurab Pololikashvili, for the role of secretary-general of the 2021-01-15

UK removes UAE from travel corridor list as virus cases surge UK removes UAE from travel corridor list as virus cases surge

London: Britain removed the United Arab Emirates from its travel corridor list on January 11 amid a surge in coronavirus cases in the Gulf nation.

Starting from 4:00 am on January 12, people...

2021-01-14
Turkish Airlines runs Flash Sale with 40 per cent discount Turkish Airlines runs Flash Sale with 40 per cent discount

Dhaka: Turkish Airlines offers up to 40 percent discount for both economy and business class travels from Bangladesh across its global network. The 3-day discount offer on t...

2021-01-14
‘Sobar Dhaka’: DNCC launches app to ensure citizen services ‘Sobar Dhaka’: DNCC launches app to ensure citizen services

Dhaka: To make access to citizen services easier, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on January 11 introduced an app -- "Sobar Dhaka".
"Residents of DNCC will be abl...

2021-01-14
COVID-19 BRINGS TRAVEL INDUSTRY TO 1990 LEVELS COVID-19 BRINGS TRAVEL INDUSTRY TO 1990 LEVELS

Dhaka: The Corona pandemic has hit the travel industry around the world especially hard during the year 2020. The border closures and travel warnings made vacations almost impossible.

...

2021-01-14
Pattaya turns  to be a  ghost town Pattaya turns to be a ghost town

Dhaka: The popular seaside city of Pattaya in Thailand was often known to be a city, which never sleeps. That was true, until late last month, thanks due to domestic tourist...

2021-01-13
Emirates expands its operations in the Americas Emirates expands its operations in the Americas

Dubai: Emirates will resume non-stop services to Seattle from 1st February, Dallas and San Francisco from 2nd March, offering its customers seamless connectivity via Dubai f...

2021-01-13
Tayab promoted as Commercial Manager of Qatar Airways-Bangladesh Tayab promoted as Commercial Manager of Qatar Airways-Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bakshi Mohd. Tayab , Sales Manager, Qatar Airways has been promoted as Commercial Manager for Bangladesh with effect from January 1, 2021. This was announced by the Airline in a sta...

2021-01-12
Thai Hotel Association urge Government  for Subsidiary Thai Hotel Association urge Government for Subsidiary

Dhaka: Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi, President of Thai Hotel Association in a meeting with the Tourism and Sports Minister, has urged upon the Government for a co-payment scheme...

2021-01-12
British  High Commissioner sees investment opportunities in Bangladesh for UK firms. British High Commissioner sees investment opportunities in Bangladesh for UK firms.

Dhaka: British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson along with Khalid Mustafiz Gaffar, Deputy Head of Trade and Investment paid a visit to Eastern Bank ...

2021-01-11
Turkish Visa Application Centre moves to new location Turkish Visa Application Centre moves to new location

Dhaka: The Turkish Visa Application Centre has started functioning at its new office at the house - 77, road- 11, block:-M, unit- B...

2021-01-10
Breaking News!  Plane accident at Rajshahi Airport Breaking News! Plane accident at Rajshahi Airport

Dhaka: A  Cessna 152 aircraft of Galaxy Flying Academy has suffered an accident at the Rajshahi Shah Makhdum Airport today afternoon. No casualty reported so far. The a...

2021-01-09
Emirates successfully transports a Brazilian satellite to India Emirates successfully transports a Brazilian satellite to India

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline has successfully executed a cargo charter to transport the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 from Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil ...

2021-01-09
EBL and Unilever sign Supply Chain Financing deal EBL and Unilever sign Supply Chain Financing deal

Dhaka: Unilever Bangladesh Ltd. for easy financing of their product dealers has signed a deal with Eastern Bank Ltd.( EBL)   EBL through their  Online Supply Chain...

2021-01-06
Special discount on products and services across UAE for Emirates passengers Special discount on products and services across UAE for Emirates passengers

Dubai: Emirates brings back its My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 re...

2021-01-04
BACCO and Royal Tulip sign special customer benefit deal BACCO and Royal Tulip sign special customer benefit deal

Dhaka: Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsourcing (BACCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort and Spa, Cox’s Bazar on January ...

2021-01-04
Emirates takes its newest A380 to London Emirates takes its newest A380 to London

Dubai: Emirates deploys its latest flagship A380 aircraft featuring new premium economy seats and luxurious enhancements across all cabins to London Heathrow. Starting from 4 January, passen...

2021-01-03
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to launch flight operations on January 15 Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to launch flight operations on January 15

Dhaka: After a series of setbacks due to the coronavirus pandemic, Abu Dhabi's new low-cost carrier- Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is set to operate its inaugural commercial flight to Athens on 1...

2021-01-03
Bangkok tightens COVID-19 restrictions Bangkok tightens COVID-19 restrictions

Dhaka: Bangkok city authorities have tightened COVID-19 quarantine restrictions due to the coronavirus, banning the activities of entertainment venues, local media outlets r...

2021-01-03
India asks airlines not to fly Chinese passengers into the country India asks airlines not to fly Chinese passengers into the country

New Delhi: Indian authorities have informally requested all domestic and international air carriers not to fly any Chinese passengers into India.

2021-01-02

Emirates unveils Premium Economy  cabin in  A380 aircraft Emirates unveils Premium Economy cabin in A380 aircraft

Dubai: Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with the unveiling of a brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a r...

2021-01-02
27 new COVID-19 cases detected in Singapore , including one SIA pilot 27 new COVID-19 cases detected in Singapore , including one SIA pilot

Dhaka: Singapore has reported 27 new cases of COVID-19 on December 30, including one infection in the community. The remaining cases were imported. Among them was a Singapor...

2020-12-31
Emirates appoints new County Manager in Bangladesh Emirates appoints new County Manager in Bangladesh

Dubai: Emirates has announced the appointment of Mohamed Alhammadi as Country Manager in Bangladesh, effective 1st January 2021. Saeed Abdulla Miran, currently Country Manag...

2020-12-30
EBL appoints two new DMDs EBL appoints two new DMDs

Dhaka: M. M. Haikal Hashmi and M. Khurshed Alam have been appointed as the Deputy Managing Directors of Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL).

Prior t...

2020-12-29
PM inducts Dash 8-400 aircraft Dhrubatara into Biman’s fleet PM inducts Dash 8-400 aircraft Dhrubatara into Biman’s fleet

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on December 27 formally inducted the newly brought Dash 8-400 aircraft by Biman Bangladesh Airlines into its fleet through a videoconference from her of...

2020-12-27
Etihad Airways increases frequency to three weekly to Dhaka Etihad Airways increases frequency to three weekly to Dhaka

Dhaka: Etihad Airways has announced an additional frequency on their scheduled passenger services between Dhaka and Abu Dhabi taking the total number of flights to three weekly effective f...

2020-12-26
Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to Dubai Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to Dubai

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, cargo division of Emirates airline has already commenced distribution of COVID-19 vaccines from a range of manufacturers and geographies. But, for ...

2020-12-26
Int’l Marathon in Dhaka in January Int’l Marathon in Dhaka in January

Dhaka: As part of the ‘MujibBorsho’ celebration, Bangladesh Army will organize an international mega event ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon-2021&rs...

2020-12-24
Biman to resume flights to Kathmandu from Feb 1 Biman to resume flights to Kathmandu from Feb 1

Dhaka: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has announced to resume scheduled passenger flights to Kathmandu in Nepal from February 1, 2021.

Flight BG071 will fly on Mon...

2020-12-22
Emirates earns five-star rating from its customers Emirates earns five-star rating from its customers

Dubai: Emirates has received the APEX 2021 Five Star Global Official Airline RatingTM, based on feedback from passengers that was independently collected by APEX, the world&...

2020-12-22
Covid-19: KSA suspends all int’l passenger flights till Dec 27 Covid-19: KSA suspends all int’l passenger flights till Dec 27

Dhaka: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on December 20 announced to suspend all international passenger flights for one week from December 21-27 in response to a new strain...

2020-12-21
Emirates wins ‘Airline of the Year’ at Aviation Business Awards Emirates wins ‘Airline of the Year’ at Aviation Business Awards

Dubai: Emirates has been adjudged Airline of the Year 2020 at the Aviation Business Awards. The airline was recognised for its resilience, agility, and innovation in the fac...

2020-12-20
Emirates is supporting safe return of Dubai’s sports industry Emirates is supporting safe return of Dubai’s sports industry

Dubai: Dubai has yet again captured the attention of the golfing world with high profile competitions like the DP World Tour Championship and ‘Race to Dubai’, the European Tour...

2020-12-17
Emirates to resume daily flight to Istanbul Emirates to resume daily flight to Istanbul

Dubai: Emirates has announced it will resume its operations to Istanbul from 21 December. Flights to/from Istanbul will operate once daily by the Boeing 777- 300ER. The addition of Istanbul ...

2020-12-15
India to start 'air bubble' with Nepal India to start 'air bubble' with Nepal

Dhaka: In a fillip to people ties that will allow the resumption of business, medical and FIT travel, the Indian government has decided to start an “air bubble" with Nepal. The ...

2020-12-13
Cox’s Bazar airport opens new passenger departure lounge Cox’s Bazar airport opens new passenger departure lounge

Dhaka: The newly built passenger departure lounge at Cox’s Bazar airport was opened on December 8 with a view to providing more comfort to local and international tourists.

2020-12-12
Jazeera Airways introduces fourth frequency to Dhaka Jazeera Airways introduces fourth frequency to Dhaka

Dhaka: Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways has introduced a fourth frequency to Dhaka on Thursday effective from December 10 in addition to its regular flights on Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

2020-12-10
Emirates boosts services to Dhaka, double daily flight from 14 December Emirates boosts services to Dhaka, double daily flight from 14 December

Dubai: To meet the growing passenger demand, Emirates has announced it will operate double daily flight to Dhaka starting 14 December. The added services will offer customers enhanced connec...

2020-12-08
HSIA receives first ever full-body X-ray scanners HSIA receives first ever full-body X-ray scanners

Dhaka: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has received first ever four full body X-ray scanners at the pre-boarding security checkpoint installed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangl...

2020-12-08
Emirates receives delivery of another Airbus A380 Emirates receives delivery of another Airbus A380

Dubai: Emirates has welcomed MSN A6-EVL, its 116th A380 as the first of three A380 double deckers to join its fleet in 2020. The aircraft arrived in Dubai on December 5, powered by a blend...

2020-12-07
Emirates gradually re-opens worldwide lounges Emirates gradually re-opens worldwide lounges

Dubai: mirates has started re-opening its lounges around the world. The Airline recently re-opened its lounge in Cairo International Airport to be followed by lounge services in other destin...

2020-12-06
Best Western Plus Maya soft opens its doors Best Western Plus Maya soft opens its doors

Dhaka: The new hospitality property Best Western Plus Maya located at Nikunja-2 in the capital soft opened its doors to guests through an inauguration ceremony on December 1.

...

2020-12-04
Emirates clinches three gongs at the World Travel Awards Emirates clinches three gongs at the World Travel Awards

Dubai: Emirates has been named as the World’s Leading Airline in three major categories at the World Travel Awards 2020: World’s Leading Economy Class, Airline Rewards Programm...

2020-11-30
Emirates provides complimentary hotel stay for passengers Emirates provides complimentary hotel stay for passengers

Dubai: Emirates has re-launched its Dubai Connect offer which gives customers transiting through its hub a complimentary hotel stay in Dubai. The offer is available to customers booked in ...

2020-11-29
Emirates refunds AED 6.3 billion to customers since April Emirates refunds AED 6.3 billion to customers since April

Dubai: Emirates has completed an intensive programme to clear its backlog of refund requests which was caused by pandemic-related travel disruption.

Over the seven-month per...

2020-11-29
A 62.2% people would prefer to stay in a hotel while spending holidays  within the country, says an online survey A 62.2% people would prefer to stay in a hotel while spending holidays within the country, says an online survey

An online survey has found that a 62.2% hotel guests within the country during this time, represent holiday and family travelers, 31.1% Business travelers and the rest are for workstation....

2020-11-26
Retired British Airways plane catches fire at airport in Spain Retired British Airways plane catches fire at airport in Spain

Dhaka: A retired British Airways 747 aircraft caught fire near its cockpit while being dismantled at a regional airfield in Spain on November 23.

“Emergency services q...

2020-11-25
Emirates offers expanded, multi-risk travel insurance coverage to customers Emirates offers expanded, multi-risk travel insurance coverage to customers

Dubai: Emirates offers its customers even greater assurance and peace of mind, with the airline’s latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top...

2020-11-24
World Children’s Day: Emirates Airline Foundation reiterates its commitment to the welfare of disadvantaged children World Children’s Day: Emirates Airline Foundation reiterates its commitment to the welfare of disadvantaged children

Dubai: On World Children’s Day, celebrated worldwide on November 20, the Emirates Airline Foundation and its NGO partners share their hopes for improving the welfare of disadvantaged...

2020-11-21
Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

Dubai: Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer.

The airline, which has set in...

2020-11-16
Emirates partners with South African FlySafair Emirates partners with South African FlySafair

Dubai: Emirates airline and FlySafair have announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa.

2020-11-15
Samanta from Dhaka clinches Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019 title Samanta from Dhaka clinches Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019 title

Dhaka: Intiha Samanta, a law graduate and an amateur culinary artist from Dhaka division has become the winner of Meizan Malaysian Palm Olein Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019. Kamrun Nahar, a banker...

2020-11-14
Emirates records first ever USD 3.8b half-year loss in over 30 years Emirates records first ever USD 3.8b half-year loss in over 30 years

Dhaka: The Emirates Group comprising Emirates airline, dnata and others, on November 12 announced its half-year results for the 2020-21 financial year ending on September 30, 2020, recordi...

2020-11-12
Emirates SkyCargo redesigns Airbus A380 for charter cargo operations Emirates SkyCargo redesigns Airbus A380 for charter cargo operations

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, freighter division of Emirates airline has started utilising its double decker Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently requi...

2020-11-11
Eastern Bank joins FCI as a member Eastern Bank joins FCI as a member

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has become an Associate Member of FCI , previously known as Factors Chain International. FCI is a global representative body for Factoring and Financing o...

2020-11-04
Emirates launches integrated biometric path at the Dubai  airport Emirates launches integrated biometric path at the Dubai airport

Dubai: Emirates airline has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International airport (DXB). The contactless airport experience is now open to Emirates passengers travelling fro...

2020-11-05
Emirates to set up an air cargo hub for COVID-19 vaccine Emirates to set up an air cargo hub for COVID-19 vaccine

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, cargo division of Emirates airline is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by cre...

2020-11-02
PM urges proper screening, quarantine of returnees from abroad PM urges proper screening, quarantine of returnees from abroad

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on November 1 asked the authorities concerned to ensure proper screening and compulsory quarantine of the returnees from abroad following the second wav...

2020-11-02
American Airlines eyes to bring 737 Max into service by De American Airlines eyes to bring 737 Max into service by De

haka: American Airlines is planning to bring back the Boeing 737 Max to service for passenger flights by the end of the year.

The return-to-service dates are "highly de...

2020-10-30
United Airlines to trial airport Covid testing: CEO Scott Kirby United Airlines to trial airport Covid testing: CEO Scott Kirby

Dhaka: Testing airline passengers for coronavirus is "the key to reopening the world economy", said Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines in a statement. The airline is starting COVI...

2020-10-30
EBL wins ADB award EBL wins ADB award

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has been recognized with the 2020 Leading SME Trade Bank award for its outstanding contribution in supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises in Bangl...

2020-10-28
Renowned tour operator Taufiq Rahman tests COVID-positive Renowned tour operator Taufiq Rahman tests COVID-positive

Dhaka: Taufiq Rahman, CEO of one of the leading tour operating company of the country Journey Plus, has been admitted to Square Hospital in the capital recently after testing positive for ...

2020-10-28
Jazeera Airways carefully returning to pre-covid expansion plan Jazeera Airways carefully returning to pre-covid expansion plan

Dhaka: Jazeera Airways has said it is carefully returning to the pre-Covid expansion plan it had put on hold earlier when revenues plunged following the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-10-28
Passengers from UK, Germany no longer need PCR test prior travel to Dubai Passengers from UK, Germany no longer need PCR test prior travel to Dubai

Dhaka: Passengers coming from the UK and Germany now have the option of taking a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai instead of presenting a negative test certificate before their depart...

2020-10-28
US-Bangla resumes flights to Chennai and Kolkata US-Bangla resumes flights to Chennai and Kolkata

Dhaka: US-Bangla Airlines has resumed scheduled flights on Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka, Chittagong-Chennai-Chittagong and Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka routes from Wednesday ,October 28 under Air Bubble Agree...

2020-10-28
Eastern Bank opens one-stop service center for cardholders Eastern Bank opens one-stop service center for cardholders

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has launched a one-stop service center for EBL cards called EBL SKYCARE at Banani Safura Tower on October 22, 2020. The center is   providing safe, fas...

2020-10-27
Biman to operate flights to Chennai from Nov 15 Biman to operate flights to Chennai from Nov 15

Dhaka: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to operate flights to Chennai from November 15, announced the carrier in a press release.

The move follows ...

2020-10-26
Emirates adjudged Best Airline Worldwide Emirates adjudged Best Airline Worldwide

Emirates has earned top spot at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2020, sweeping four awards including the coveted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ award for the seventh consec...

2020-10-24
IndiGo now charges passengers INR 100 to check-in at airport IndiGo now charges passengers INR 100 to check-in at airport

Dhaka: Budget airline IndiGo is now charging passenger Rs 100 service fee if they want to check-in at the airport counters from October 17, the airline said in a statement.

2020-10-21
Dubai introduces a new residence programme Dubai introduces a new residence programme

Dubai: Dubai has launched a unique programme that enables overseas remote working professionals to live in the emirate while continuing to serve their employers in their home country, as rep...

2020-10-17
Delta Air Lines posts USD 5.4b loss in Q3 Delta Air Lines posts USD 5.4b loss in Q3

Dhaka: As the airline industry continues to struggle amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Delta Air Lines, on October 13, posted a USD 5.4 billion loss in the third quarter after spending ...

2020-10-16
Renewed lockdown hits Malaysia’s tourism sector hard Renewed lockdown hits Malaysia’s tourism sector hard

Dhaka: Hotels, attractions and tour agencies in Malaysia have been hit by a wave of cancellations, as the country’s major cities enter a partial lockdown once again following a recent ...

2020-10-16
Emirates reiterates commitment against human trafficking Emirates reiterates commitment against human trafficking

Dubai: Emirates has extended its support to the newest global movie “What is Human Trafficking by “It’s a Penalty” launched in collaboration with actor Liam Neeson. The short film is designed t...

2020-10-15
Christopher joins Amari Dhaka as General Manager Christopher joins Amari Dhaka as General Manager

Dubai: An experienced hospitality professional, Christopher Baker has been appointed as the new General Manager of Amari Dhaka. Before assumption of new office he was serving as General Mana...

2020-10-15
Thai visa processing to be easier, quicker for Bangladeshis Thai visa processing to be easier, quicker for Bangladeshis

Dhaka: Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, the departing Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh on October 7 said Thai visa processing will now be easier and quicker for Bangladeshis.

2020-10-12
Dhaka, Delhi to launch air bubble soon Dhaka, Delhi to launch air bubble soon

Dhaka: Bangladesh and India want to resume flight operations through a special "air bubble" arrangement "as soon as possible" after finalising the "technicalities&qu...

2020-10-12

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