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শ্রম অধিকার আদায়ে পর্যটন কর্মীদের সাত দফা দাবি শ্রম অধিকার আদায়ে পর্যটন কর্মীদের সাত দফা দাবি

আজ জাতীয় প্রেসক্লাবের সামনে বিশ্ব পর্যটন দিবসের শোভাযাত্রা পূর্ব আলোচনা সভায় ট...

2021-09-27
Russia tourism sector rebounds Russia tourism sector rebounds

The heavy influx of tourists this year has given new cheer to the people here. It is a dramatic change for the tourism industry in Russia, which faced an economic hit wrought by the COVID pandemic.
Hotels, reso...

2021-09-27
No Afghan airport deal sans 'inclusive' govt: Erdogan No Afghan airport deal sans 'inclusive' govt: Erdogan

Turkey has said it wants the government in Afghanistan to be "inclusive" before any agreement can be reached regarding the operation of Kabul's strategic airport, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan w...

2021-09-27
হাতে পেন্সিল রেখে গিনেস বুকে মনিরুল হাতে পেন্সিল রেখে গিনেস বুকে মনিরুল

৩০ সেকেন্ডে হাতের পিঠে সর্বোচ্চ ৫০টি পেন্সিল ব্যালান্স করে গিনেস ওয়ার্ল্ড রেকর্...

2021-09-27
Emirates SkyCargo transported over 4 lakh tonnes of pharma in 5 years Emirates SkyCargo transported over 4 lakh tonnes of pharma in 5 years

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates airline, has made an important operational milestone carrying more than 400,000 tonnes of pharma transported in the last 5 years. The...

2021-09-27
Dhaka Regency holds Tourism Festival 2021 Dhaka Regency holds Tourism Festival 2021

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, 2021 Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort has organized a 10-day-long ‘Tourism Fest-2021’ #DRFT2021! 

The event was inaugurated on Thursday by cutting a cak...

2021-09-27
Bangladesh joins NDB as its new member Bangladesh joins NDB as its new member

With the latest inclusion of Bangladesh, any country outside of the BRICS alliance got the membership of NDB for the first time
Bangladesh has joined the New Development Bank (NDB) as its new member as the coun...

2021-09-26
South Asia eyes tourism revival with eased restrictions South Asia eyes tourism revival with eased restrictions

Nepal has restarted visas on arrival for vaccinated tourists as South Asian nations attempt to revive tourism businesses devastated after 18 months of the pandemic.
A near travel shutdown has been in place in I...

2021-09-26
Etihad Airways expands Microsoft partnership Etihad Airways expands Microsoft partnership

Etihad Airways recently announced the launch of the next phase of digital transformation for its finance division, which will leverage Microsoft AI to automate its bank-reconciliation process.
The move will add...

2021-09-26
Emirates pavilion is ready for Expo 2020 to begin on October 1 in Dubai Emirates pavilion is ready for Expo 2020 to begin on October 1 in Dubai

Dubai: Expo 2020 Dubai’s must-see aviation attraction is gearing up to open its doors to the public on 1 October. Located in the Opportunity District, and within walking distance of th...

2021-09-25
Fashion trends cheer up watch market Fashion trends cheer up watch market

Although modern gadgets such as smartphones have made wristwatches almost redundant for timekeeping in the 21st century, the demand for high- and low-end wristwatches continues to grow in the country, driven by choice...

2021-09-25
Vaccinated Bangladeshis can now travel Netherlands Vaccinated Bangladeshis can now travel Netherlands

Fully vaccinated travellers from Bangladesh will no longer require quarantine on their arrival in the Netherlands.
But the travellers must be tested...

2021-09-25
Expo 2020 unveils official song ahead of opening Expo 2020 unveils official song ahead of opening

2021-09-23

Airbus begins assembly of first future eco-wing prototype Airbus begins assembly of first future eco-wing prototype

2021-09-23

Another satellite on the cards Another satellite on the cards

Posts and Telecommunica...

2021-09-23
US sues to block American Airlines-JetBlue alliance US sues to block American Airlines-JetBlue alliance

The US Department of Justice ...

2021-09-23
Emirates to recruit 3,500 new staff Emirates to recruit 3,500 new staff

Dubai: To support its planned ramp-up operations, Emirates has begun a worldwide campaign to recruit 3,000 cabin crew and 500 airport services employees to join its Dubai hub over the next s...

2021-09-21
US to reopen borders to European travelers US to reopen borders to European travelers

2021-09-21

Middle East's first Expo to open in Dubai under shadow of pandemic Middle East's first Expo to open in Dubai under shadow of pandemic

The first world fair to be h...

2021-09-21
UAE clearance on RT-PCR labs at Dhaka airport expected today UAE clearance on RT-PCR labs at Dhaka airport expected today

T...

2021-09-21
Rain submerges hanging bridge Rain submerges hanging bridge

2021-09-21

রাঙামাটির নয়নাভিরাম ঝুলন্ত সেতু পানির নীচে রাঙামাটির নয়নাভিরাম ঝুলন্ত সেতু পানির নীচে

2021-09-21

বিশ্ব শান্তি দিবস আজ বিশ্ব শান্তি দিবস আজ

2021-09-21
Emirates to operate 78  weekly  flights to US  from October Emirates to operate 78 weekly flights to US from October

Dubai: Emirates is increasing flight frequencies to a number of US destinations from October. The airline has been building up connectivity in response to growing customer demand on the back...

2021-09-20
4 space tourists come back to Earth after 3 days in orbit 4 space tourists come back to Earth after 3 days in orbit

2021-09-20

মহাকাশ ভ্রমণ শেষে পৃথিবীতে চার পর্যটক মহাকাশ ভ্রমণ শেষে পৃথিবীতে চার পর্যটক

2021-09-20

British Airways operates carbon neutral demonstration flight British Airways operates carbon neutral demonstration flight

2021-09-20

AHIC 2021: Radisson celebrates record year in Middle East AHIC 2021: Radisson celebrates record year in Middle East

2021-09-20

First ever Vistual Polish Film Festival in Bangladesh from Sep 22 First ever Vistual Polish Film Festival in Bangladesh from Sep 22

2021-09-20

Industry veteran appointed new Tourism Malaysia chief Industry veteran appointed new Tourism Malaysia chief

2021-09-19

Passport-holding passengers from India can now enter Bangladesh every day without NOC Passport-holding passengers from India can now enter Bangladesh every day without NOC

2021-09-19

Airbus and AirAsia reach agreement to modify undelivered aircraft orders Airbus and AirAsia reach agreement to modify undelivered aircraft orders

2021-09-19

Satkhira youths buy land on the moon Satkhira youths buy land on the moon

2021-09-19

অবশেষে বিমানবন্দরে শুরু হচ্ছে র‌্যাপিড পিসিআর টেস্ট অবশেষে বিমানবন্দরে শুরু হচ্ছে র‌্যাপিড পিসিআর টেস্ট

শেষ পর্যন্ত আরব আমিরাত প্রবাসী বাংলাদেশের নাগরিকদের ভোগান্তি রোধে ঢাকা হযরত শাহ...

2021-09-16
7 healthcare facilities get permission to set up RT-PCR lab at HSIA 7 healthcare facilities get permission to set up RT-PCR lab at HSIA

2021-09-16

Vinod Kannan to be new CEO of Vistara from January 2022 Vinod Kannan to be new CEO of Vistara from January 2022

2021-09-16

Bangladesh elected vice-chair of UNWTO Bangladesh elected vice-chair of UNWTO

2021-09-15
Boeing sees full commercial air recovery by 2024 Boeing sees full commercial air recovery by 2024

2021-09-15

Etihad Airways signs with Amadeus for digital revamp Etihad Airways signs with Amadeus for digital revamp

2021-09-15

Migrant workers fasting unto death for RT-PCR lab at Dhaka airport Migrant workers fasting unto death for RT-PCR lab at Dhaka airport

2021-09-14

Business travel likely to get more expensive Business travel likely to get more expensive

Business trips are making a comeback. Trade fairs and congresses are also gradually opening again. But under what circumstances is business travel possible again and how can infections be prevented? Companies are well...

2021-09-14
Breeze Airways prepares to debut Airbus A220 Breeze Airways prepares to debut Airbus A220

Breeze Airways has...

2021-09-14
Space tourism: What’s on offer Space tourism: What’s on offer

A...

2021-09-14
44 countries welcome Bangladeshis without visa 44 countries welcome Bangladeshis without visa

2021-09-14

SriLankan Airlines’ free flights draw strong interest SriLankan Airlines’ free flights draw strong interest

National carrier SriLankan Airlines’ buy-one-get-one-free offer for passengers from India and Russia is seeing encouraging interest, particularly from the Indian market.
Airline officials revealed that fl...

2021-09-13
Barisal's water lilies paint the landscape with joy Barisal's water lilies paint the landscape with joy

2021-09-13

Kabul airport women return to work Kabul airport women return to work

Less than...

2021-09-13
bKash launches integrated transaction service with Community Bank bKash launches integrated transaction service with Community Bank

An integrated transa...

2021-09-12
World-class oyster-shaped railway station at Cox’s Bazar World-class oyster-shaped railway station at Cox’s Bazar

The construction wor...

2021-09-12
Emirates restarts services to KSA and St. Petersburg Emirates restarts services to KSA and St. Petersburg

Dubai: Emirates has restarted services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 11 September and set to resume operations St Petersburg from 8 October 2021. 

2021-09-12

Dubai leads Middle East in hotel occupancy Dubai leads Middle East in hotel occupancy

2021-09-12

PIA to restart Kabul flights from Monday PIA to restart Kabul flights from Monday

2021-09-11

E-passport services launched at Bangladesh Consulate in New York E-passport services launched at Bangladesh Consulate in New York

Bangladesh has introduced the electronic passport (e-passport) service...

2021-09-11
Ant swarm in business class prompts Air India flight delay Ant swarm in business class prompts Air India flight delay

Air India's Delhi-London flight, which was to depart from the IGI airport here at 2 pm on Monday, got delayed for more than three hours after a swarm of ants was found in the business cl...

2021-09-10
World’s tallest observation wheel set to open in Dubai next month World’s tallest observation wheel set to open in Dubai next month

2021-09-09

Coriander seed lands on planet Earth Coriander seed lands on planet Earth

Bangladesh's coriander seed, the aromatic culinary herb, has returned to the planet Earth after staying six months on the international space research centre through NASA.

The coriander seeds were taken ...

2021-09-09
Indian Railways launch new AC-3 tier Economy coach Indian Railways launch new AC-3 tier Economy coach

2021-09-09

Indian airlines stop giving safety kits to passengers Indian airlines stop giving safety kits to passengers

Domestic airlines have stopped giving wrap-around gowns to middle-seat passengers following a relaxation granted by the ministry of health. For the first time since the Covid outbreak last year, the ministry issued re...

2021-09-08
Vibrant opens new showroom  in Chottogram Vibrant opens new showroom in Chottogram

As part of its countrywide extension new showroom of Vibrant of US-Bangla Footwear Limited was inaugurated at Unusco City Centre at GEC intersection of CDA Avenue in Chottogram on September ...

2021-09-07
Kolkata traders breathe sigh of relief as BD-India flights resume Kolkata traders breathe sigh of relief as BD-India flights resume

Business owners in Kolkata breathed a sigh of relief after flights were restarted between India and Bangladesh who hope for a turnaround ahead of Durga Puja.

The first flight from Dhaka, after reopening of a...

2021-09-07
বাংলাদেশ থেকে বিশেষ ভাড়া অফার করছে এমিরেটস বাংলাদেশ থেকে বিশেষ ভাড়া অফার করছে এমিরেটস

দুবাইঃ বিভিন্ন দেশে ভ্রমণ নিষেধাজ্ঞা শিথিল হবার সাথে সাথে গ্রাহকদের জন...

2021-09-06
Emirates announces special fares from Bangladesh Emirates announces special fares from Bangladesh

Dubai: As travel regulations are being relaxed by several countries, more options are opening up for customers looking to fly. Emirates is offering special fares from Bangladesh to popular d...

2021-09-06
আজ থেকে বাংলাদেশ-ভারত ফ্লাইট চলাচল শুরু আজ থেকে বাংলাদেশ-ভারত ফ্লাইট চলাচল শুরু

অবশেষে বাংলাদেশ ও ভারতের মধ্যে আকাশপথে পুনরায় যোগাযোগ আজ থেকে শুরু হয়ে...

2021-09-05
St Martin’s Island under threat St Martin’s Island under threat

Pollution of the marine environment in and around Saint Martin’s Island in Cox’s Bazar, the only coral-reef island of Bangladesh and an Ecologically Critical Area, continues unab...

2021-09-05
World’s 'northernmost' island found World’s 'northernmost' island found

“It was not our intention to discover a new island,” polar explorer and head of the Arctic Station research facility in Greenland, Morten Rasch, told Reuters. “We just went...

2021-09-04
Ronaldo now on Guinness book Ronaldo now on Guinness book

Manchester United and Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the most goals scored at the national team level.
This week, the 36-year-old Port...

2021-09-04
গিনেস বুকে রোনালদো গিনেস বুকে রোনালদো

ইরানের আলি দাইয়ের রেকর্ড টপকে গিনেস বুক অব রেকর্ডে নাম তুললেন ক্রিশ্চি...

2021-09-04
EIU report says: Dhaka 6th least safe city in the world EIU report says: Dhaka 6th least safe city in the world

Among the 60 cities featured in the Safe Cities Index 2021, Dhaka ranked 54th, climbing two notches up from the previous index.
Last year, it occupied the 4th position from the bottom...

2021-09-04
Palm oil leads the edible oil market as Bangladesh consumed over 3 million tonnes of edible oil in 2020 Palm oil leads the edible oil market as Bangladesh consumed over 3 million tonnes of edible oil in 2020

Dhaka, September 1st

2021-09-02
Emirates extends booking waiver for travel through 31 May 2022 Emirates extends booking waiver for travel through 31 May 2022

Dubai: To provide own customers peace of mind Emirates airline has extended its booking waiver for travel through 31 May 2022.  Customers now can book with confidence knowing they are f...

2021-08-29
Emirates boosts services across Europe Emirates boosts services across Europe

Dubai: Emirates is scaling up services with additional route resumptions and more flights across its European network, responding to the easing of international entry protocols and an upsurg...

2021-08-26
Egypt Air to start flight to Dhaka from Nov 01 Egypt Air to start flight to Dhaka from Nov 01

Dhaka: Egypt Air has decided to start direct air service between Cairo and Dhaka from November 01, 2021, with two weekly scheduled flights.

According to a press release by Bangladesh Embassy in Cairo, an MOU...

2021-08-23
ব্রাজিলের আজুল বিমান সংস্থার সঙ্গে এমিরেটসের কোড শেয়ার চুক্তি ব্রাজিলের আজুল বিমান সংস্থার সঙ্গে এমিরেটসের কোড শেয়ার চুক্তি

দুবাইঃ ভায়া সাও পাওলো, ব্রাজিলের ৮টি শহরের সঙ্গে নির্বিঘœ ফ্লাইট সংযো...

2021-08-23
Emirates signs codeshare deal with Brazil’s Azul Emirates signs codeshare deal with Brazil’s Azul

Dubai: Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A (Azul) which will allow customers to seamlessly connect to and from eight cities in Brazil to Emirates’ global network via...

2021-08-23
এমিরেটসের নতুন সাবসক্রিপশন প্ল্যাটফর্ম ‘স্কাইওয়ার্ডস+’ এমিরেটসের নতুন সাবসক্রিপশন প্ল্যাটফর্ম ‘স্কাইওয়ার্ডস+’

দুবাইঃ এমিরেটস এয়ারলাইন ও ফ্লাই দুবাইয়ের লয়্যালটি প্রোগ্রাম- এমিরেটস স...

2021-08-18
Emirates launches “Skywards+” to offer extra privileges Emirates launches “Skywards+” to offer extra privileges

Dubai: Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has launched an online subscription platform “Skywards+” to offer its 27 million members easy access to ...

2021-08-18
UAE entry permit, new visa holders request for travel permission UAE entry permit, new visa holders request for travel permission

Dhaka: Entry p...

2021-08-18
Airlines warned to stay away from Afghanistan Airlines warned to stay away from Afghanistan

Kabul: Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) said on Monday that national airspace had been released to the military following the Taliban's takeover and advised transit planes to ...

2021-08-17
ইস্টার্ন ব্যাংকের উদ্যোগে জাতীয় শোক দিবস পালন ইস্টার্ন ব্যাংকের উদ্যোগে জাতীয় শোক দিবস পালন

ঢাকাঃ জাতীয় শোক দিবস পালন এবং জাতির জনক বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখ মুজিবুর রহমানসহ ১...

2021-08-15
Emirates ramps up operations as travel restrictions continue to ease Emirates ramps up operations as travel restrictions continue to ease

Dubai: UAE has announced easing entry protocols for 12 countries including Bangladesh, and the UK adding the UAE on its ‘amber list’, Emirates is actively responding to the spike...

2021-08-12
দুবাইয়ে ওয়ার্ল্ড এক্সপো ভিজিটের জন্য এমিরেটসের ফ্রি পাস দুবাইয়ে ওয়ার্ল্ড এক্সপো ভিজিটের জন্য এমিরেটসের ফ্রি পাস

দুবাইঃ এতদ্বাঞ্চলের সর্ববৃহৎ প্রদর্শনী- এক্সপো ২০২০ দুবাই ডিজিট করার জ...

2021-08-11
বিশ্বের সর্বোচ্চ অট্রালিকার চূড়ায় এমিরেটস বিজ্ঞাপন চিত্রের শুটিং বিশ্বের সর্বোচ্চ অট্রালিকার চূড়ায় এমিরেটস বিজ্ঞাপন চিত্রের শুটিং

ভুপৃষ্ঠ থেকে ৮২৮ মিটার উচ্চতায় বিশ্বের সর্বোচ্চ অট্রালিকা বুর্জ খলিফ...

2021-08-10
দুবাইয়ে কাটানো প্রতি মিনিটের জন্য পুরস্কার! দুবাইয়ে কাটানো প্রতি মিনিটের জন্য পুরস্কার!

এমিরেটস ও  ফ্লাই দুবাইয়ের লয়্যালটি প্রোগ্রাম- এমিরেটস স্কাইওয়ার্ডস ত...

2021-08-09
Complimentary World Expo passes for Emirates travelers Complimentary World Expo passes for Emirates travelers

Dubai: Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, has launched an exclusive offer for customers to experience the excitement of the World Expo, the largest-of-its...

2021-08-09
Emirates offers “Mile-A-Minute” for its loyalty program members Emirates offers “Mile-A-Minute” for its loyalty program members

Dubai: Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has announced a special “Mile-A-Minute” offer in which members can register to earn up to 5,000 Miles du...

2021-08-08
Emirates customers to enjoy more baggage allowance for Africa trip Emirates customers to enjoy more baggage allowance for Africa trip

Dubai: Emirates customers flying to and from any of the airline’s destinations in Africa can now pack in more into their trips. 

Effective for...

2021-08-05
Emirates partners with Mexico´s Aeromar Emirates partners with Mexico´s Aeromar

Dubai: Emirates and Aeromar of Mexico have entered into an interline partnership which will provide seamless connectivity for customers between destinations in Mexico and United States via M...

2021-08-03
Emirates’ home check-in service is becoming popular in Dubai Emirates’ home check-in service is becoming popular in Dubai

Dubai: Over 2,500 Emirates customers enhanced their travel experience by adding innovative home check-in services to their bookings in July. The airline’s popular service enables passe...

2021-08-02
Emirates launches passenger services to Miami Emirates launches passenger services to Miami

Dubai: Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with it’s first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami. The inagural flight touched down at Miami Airport o...

2021-07-24
IATA questions the need for expensive PCR Tests IATA questions the need for expensive PCR Tests

Geneva: Flying to Hawaii requires a PCR COVID – 19. This is big business for many, including companies like Longs Drugs, Walgreens, and many more. The cost of $110-$275 for a mandatory...

2021-07-22
Qatar Airways named AirlineRatings.com's Airline of the Year Qatar Airways named AirlineRatings.com's Airline of the Year

Sydney: Qatar Airways has unseated Air New Zealand as the world's best carrier, as judged by AirlineRatings.com.

The Australia-based aviation special...

2021-07-21
Airlineratings.com names 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines Airlineratings.com names 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines

Dhaka: Airlineratings.com  an agency for safety, product, and COVID-19 rating has named twenty leading airlines as COVID-19 compliant airlines.

They...

2021-07-18
Emirates’ special flights to transport 247 Olympic horses Emirates’ special flights to transport 247 Olympic horses

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates is operating eight charter flights to fly 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo recently, ahead of Tokyo Olympic 2021. The first flight wi...

2021-07-17
Emirates restarts flights to Mauritius from July 15 Emirates restarts flights to Mauritius from July 15

Dubai: Emirates will restart passenger services to Mauritius with two weekly flights from 15 July, as the island nation gradually re-opens its borders to international tourists. To serve mar...

2021-07-13
NYC launches USD 30m tourism recovery campaign NYC launches USD 30m tourism recovery campaign

Dhaka: NYC and Company have launched the first phase of its largest-ever, multi-phased global tourism marketing and...

2021-07-08
Saudi Arabia plans $147 billion expansion for transport sector Saudi Arabia plans $147 billion expansion for transport sector

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia plans to invest 550 billion riyals ($147 billion) in transport and logistics over the next nine years as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman looks to turn the kingdom into ...

2021-07-07
Emirates SkyCargo has transported 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine Emirates SkyCargo has transported 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo has played a crucial role in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines from manufacturing locations to destinations around the world, particularly to developing countrie...

2021-07-07
Emirates re-opens dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai Int’l  Airport Emirates re-opens dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai Int’l Airport

Dubai: Emirates has re-opened its dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai International (DXB's) Concourse B to serve the growing volume of premi...

2021-07-06
Be prepared to take 3 COVID-19 tests if you like to visit Thailand Be prepared to take 3 COVID-19 tests if you like to visit Thailand

Bangkok: If you are traveling to Thailand, be ready to be tested three times – the first is on the day of arrival, the second on the sixth or seventh day, and the third on the 12th or ...

2021-07-03
Turkey halts flights from Bangladesh, 5 countries due to virus variants Turkey halts flights from Bangladesh, 5 countries due to virus variants

Istanbul: Turkey has halted flights and all direct travel from Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka due to new variants of the coronavirus, the Interior Ministry sai...

2021-06-29
Alexander Lee passes away Alexander Lee passes away

Dhaka: Alexander Lee, Chairman, ABC Air Ltd. GSA of Korean Air in Bangladesh passed away Saturday evening at the Evercare Hospital, Dhaka. He was suffering from COVID-19. 

2021-06-27
K.A.Azad no more K.A.Azad no more

Dhaka: Khwaja A. Azad, one of the leading personalities in the Bangladesh travel trade has died in the United States of America, where he was living with his daughter, according to news rece...

2021-06-26
World’s highest hotel opens in Shanghai, China World’s highest hotel opens in Shanghai, China

Shanghai: The “highest” luxury hotel in the world has opened its doors in the second-tallest building in the world after Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, in Shanghai, China.

2021-06-26
Fake Covid-19 certificates hit airlines Fake Covid-19 certificates hit airlines

Geneva: Airlines are battling a scourge of passengers traveling with falsified Covid-19 health certificates. The documents are often the Covid-19 test results required by many countries on a...

2021-06-26
No booze at the Games: Tokyo Olympics goes alcohol-free No booze at the Games: Tokyo Olympics goes alcohol-free

Tokyo: Tokyo Olympics officials apparently reversed an earlier plan to allow alcoholic beverage sales to spectators at competition venues.

Tokyo Olympic ...

2021-06-23
Emirates offers live sports on board during summer Emirates offers live sports on board during summer

Dubai: Sports fans when they fly with Emirates this summer, will be able to see the actions of the rescheduled 2020 Summer Olympics, UEFA Euro 2020, or other top sports and leagues such as W...

2021-06-23
Thai Airways CEO resigns Thai Airways CEO resigns

Dhaka: Thai Airways announced that its acting Chief Executive Officer Chansin Treenuchagron has resigned and  Suvadhana Sibunruang, the current Chief of Human Resources has taken over t...

2021-06-19
Emirates  to recover 90% of its pre-pandemic network during summer Emirates to recover 90% of its pre-pandemic network during summer

Dubai: Emirates is ramping up its operations and expanding services across its network to meet strong leisure travel demand over the summer, as entry restrictions ease for travelers.

...

2021-06-19
Underground trains service in Dhaka city likely  in 2026 Underground trains service in Dhaka city likely in 2026

Dhaka:  Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd (DMTCL) plans to launch underground train services in 2026 following the start of the construction work in 2022...

2021-06-18
Thailand PM targets throwing open the doors to the country in 4 months Thailand PM targets throwing open the doors to the country in 4 months

Bangkok: In a recent address to the nation of Thailand by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on TV pool, the PM stated that the government is determined to reopen the country in 120 da...

2021-06-18
Etihad Airways to pay two Bangladeshi women Tk 2 crore as compensation Etihad Airways to pay two Bangladeshi women Tk 2 crore as compensation

Dhaka: A bench of the Bangladesh High Court has asked Etihad Airways to pay two Bangladeshi women Taka one crore each as compensation for harassment.

On ...

2021-06-17
ATR-72 aircraft of  IndiGo suffers critical nose gear failure on landing ATR-72 aircraft of IndiGo suffers critical nose gear failure on landing

New Delhi: An  ATR 72-600  aircraft of Indigo Airways experienced a critical nose gear failure upon landing at Hubli Airport in India on June 14.

2021-06-17

Tourist destinations begin to reopen again in India Tourist destinations begin to reopen again in India

Agrai: The Taj Mahal and other historical monuments in Agra, India, reopened to tourists on June 16, 2021, after having remained closed for more than 2 months due to a surge in COVID-19 case...

2021-06-17
South Korean Airlines flown over 150 flights to nowhere South Korean Airlines flown over 150 flights to nowhere

Seoul: Seven South Korean Airlines have flown 15,983 passengers on 152 flights to nowhere during this pandemic situation. Whether the passengers were keen to have the flying experience amids...

2021-06-15
Emirates Group Announces 2020-21 Results Emirates Group Announces 2020-21 Results

Dubai: The Emirates Group comprising Emirates Airline, dnata, and other subsidiaries today, June 15 announced its first year of loss in over 30 years caused by a significant drop in revenue,...

2021-06-15
Emirates enhances vaccine transport capabilities to meet the growing demand Emirates enhances vaccine transport capabilities to meet the growing demand

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, the freighter division of Emirates airline is further strengthening its temperature sensitive pharma and vaccine handling capabilities in Dubai with the extension o...

2021-06-13
Jazeera Airways  to launch services to London Heathrow Jazeera Airways to launch services to London Heathrow

Kuwait City:  Jazeera Airways, a Kuwaiti budget carrier is scheduled to launch London Heathrow services from mid-June, which has commenced operations in London Gatwick two years back.

2021-06-11
Air Asia to launch dedicated cargo services Air Asia to launch dedicated cargo services

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia is set to operate its first dedicated cargo aircraft through its logistics arm Teleport.

2021-06-10

Essay competition on ‘Smallholders’ by Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries Essay competition on ‘Smallholders’ by Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

A short story competition with the theme “smallholders and oil palm plantation” is now up for entries. The competition is organized by the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries...

2021-06-10
Emirates restart flights to Nice and Lyon in July Emirates restart flights to Nice and Lyon in July

Dubai: Emirates will resume flights to Nice from 2 July and Lyon from 9 July, initially offering 4 flights a week to each city. The move is in line with France easing its entry requirements ...

2021-06-09
US, UK airlines urge lifting of travel restrictions US, UK airlines urge lifting of travel restrictions

New York: Summer vacation season is underway without a key element this year: packed flights between the United States and London due to COVID travel restrictions.

2021-06-08

Emirates will serve 12 US gateways following launch of a new service to Miami Emirates will serve 12 US gateways following launch of a new service to Miami

Dubai: Emirates will launch a four times weekly service to Miami, from 22 July 2021, expanding its US network to 12 destinations in the USA.  

With ...

2021-06-03
Emirates strengthens  Italy operations in July, re-launches services to Venice Emirates strengthens Italy operations in July, re-launches services to Venice

Dubai: Emirates announces expansion of flight services to Italy in July following the start of “Covid-Tested flight” arrangements, which allow its passengers to travel to Italy w...

2021-06-01
India international travel ban continues India international travel ban continues

New Delhi: The Indian international travel ban has been extended for over another month until June 30, 2021.

Since the international travel ban, limited ...

2021-05-29
UNWTO opens regional office in Saudi Arabia UNWTO opens regional office in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has opened its first regional office for the Middle East.

At a ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Ar...

2021-05-28
Emirates wins Best Airline Worldwide award for 8th consecutive year at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards Emirates wins Best Airline Worldwide award for 8th consecutive year at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Dubai: Emirates has been voted 'Best Airline Worldwide' for the eighth consecutive time by the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021. The airline also took home accolades for &#...

2021-05-26
EU to launch Covid-19 passport in July EU to launch Covid-19 passport in July

Brussels: The council of the European Union has given its unanimous support to a digital Covid-19 certificate.

The aim of the new tool is to facilitate s...

2021-05-25
UNWTO partners with Google to drive tourism recovery UNWTO partners with Google to drive tourism recovery

Geneva: The United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Google have signed a new agreement to work together and lead the global recovery of tourism through innovation, education, an...

2021-05-25
UAE offers to host COP 28 in Abu Dhabi UAE offers to host COP 28 in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates offers to host the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), informed ...

2021-05-23
Passenger data of 4.5 million of Air India stolen Passenger data of 4.5 million of Air India stolen

Mumbai - Hackers have stolen data, which includes names, credit card numbers, and passport information of around 4.5 million Air India passengers around the world, said the Airline in a stat...

2021-05-23
Jazeera Airways to join IATA Travel Pass Jazeera Airways to join IATA Travel Pass

Kuwait: Jazeera Airways is to become the first low-cost carrier in the region to join the testing program of the IATA Travel Pass.

IATA Travel Pass is a ...

2021-05-23
Turkish Airlines begins trial Use of digital health wallet Turkish Airlines begins trial Use of digital health wallet

Ankara: Turkish Airlines has begun trials of a digital health wallet app to facilitate the passenger experience amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Through th...

2021-05-23
Emirates showcased its innovative products at ATM Emirates showcased its innovative products at ATM

Dubai: Four-day long Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM), the largest in-person travel industry event since the pandemic began ended on Wednesday in Dubai.  

2021-05-20

Travel apps will play key role in tourism recovery Travel apps will play key role in tourism recovery

Dhaka: COVID-19 has increased the race to deploy contactless processes, digital health passes and safely store customer data.

Mobile payments and online ...

2021-05-20
Emirates and flydubai combined network to cover 168 destinations by end of May Emirates and flydubai combined network to cover 168 destinations by end of May

Dubai: Emirates and flydubai using their strategic partnership are offering more convenience, choice, and seamless connectivity for travellers across their combined network, which is expecte...

2021-05-17
Emirates to showcase its Premium Economy Seats at ATM Emirates to showcase its Premium Economy Seats at ATM

Dubai: Emirates will be showcasing its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 16...

2021-05-12
Emirates opens humanitarian air bridge between India and Dubai to transport urgent COVID-19 relief items Emirates opens humanitarian air bridge between India and Dubai to transport urgent COVID-19 relief items

Dubai: Emirates has set up a humanitarian air bridge between Dubai and India to transport urgent medical and relief items, to support India in its fight to control the serious COVID-19 situa...

2021-05-09
Emirates transported around 59 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its flights Emirates transported around 59 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on its flights

Dubai: Governments and health authorities around the world are ramping up their efforts to protect communities from COVID-19 through large scale vaccine roll-out and it has been estimated th...

2021-05-03
dnata enhances global leadership team with key appointments dnata enhances global leadership team with key appointments

Dubai: dnata, one of the world’s largest air and travel services providers and a sister concern of Emirates Group, has enhanced its global leadership team, announcing key senior manage...

2021-04-28
Emirates begins digital verification of COVID-19 medical record for UAE based travellers 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 records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based i...

2021-04-26
Emirates to resume services on Barcelona- Mexico City route Emirates to resume services on Barcelona- Mexico City route

Dubai: As part of its endeavor to reopen connectivity Emirates will resume services to Mexico City (MEX) via Barcelona (BCN) from 2nd July 2021.

Four fli...

2021-04-25
Emirates commences IATA Travel Pass trials Emirates commences IATA Travel Pass trials

Dubai: Emirates today commenced trials of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass– a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in lin...

2021-04-15
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 higher tier status. Members can automatically earn d...

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 a fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard. The flight operated with ...

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, the cargo division of Emirates airline has become the first airline cargo carrier in the world to have transported more than 5...

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 a fully vaccinated crew and pa...

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 have 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 the celebration of the centennial birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Emirates airline, undertook various activities inc...

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 ...

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, the freight division of Emirates Airlines, and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority(DCAA) has signed an MoU to streamline processes for the transport...

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 the implementation of sever...

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 withdrawing its two-week mandatory quarantine policy for foreign visitors with proof of 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 an MoU which aims to position Dubai as one of the first cities in the world to implement digital verificatio...

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 in to view the current coronavirus pandemic situation.

"In partial m...

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 is the 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 co...

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, the cargo divi...

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 the United Kingdom 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 their citizens. New Zealand, Australia, Latvia, or Cyprus are a big exc...

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

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 the suspension of entry to the kingdom from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners, and their families...

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 Di...

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 the Department of Immigration, foreigners are allowed to enter Nepal, ensuring compliance with the below requirements and procedures:

A...

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

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

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 the 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, have cautioned its staff against flying with any Pakistani airlines.

The UN warning comes after th...

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, travelers boarding international flights to the United States have a big hurdle to clear.

For the first time s...

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 the entry of most of the non-U....

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 the second phase of its plan for resuming commercial flights until further notice, reports local media, citing a cabinet decision...

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 the Australian government ...

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 program 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 the instant digital customer onboarding solution EBL INSTA BANKING on January 14, 2021. This solution allows 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".


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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 statem...

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 Airlines 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 rest...

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 15 ...

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
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
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 fro...

2020-12-26
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 were 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 recognized 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&r...

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 in 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 I...

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 to provide more comfort to local and international tourists.

"We h...

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 flights to Dhaka starting 14 December. The added services will offer customers enhanced conne...

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 the first-ever four full-body X-ray scanners at the pre-boarding security checkpoint installed by the Civil Aviation Authority of B...

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 o...

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

Dubai: Emirates 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 desti...

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.

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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 Programme,...

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 booking in a...

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 program to clear its backlog of refund requests which was caused by pandemic-related travel disruption.

Over the seven-month period ...

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 62.2% of hotel guests within the country during this time, represent holiday and family travelers, 31.1% Business travelers and the rest are for workstations....

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 qui...

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 c...

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 indu...

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, recording...

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 require...

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 of ...

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 from ...

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 creat...

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 wave ...

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

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 depe...

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 Banglad...

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 co...

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 departur...

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 the ...

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 consecut...

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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