Dhaka-New York Biman flights within 2019: Minister

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 17:30, Jun 29, 2019 | Updated : 17:31, Jun 29, 2019

A general view of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ aircraft.State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali has said it would be possible to start Biman flights on Dhaka-New York route by the end of this year, reports BSS.
“Work is under way to upgrade the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to category-1. There is a plan to operate Biman flights on Dhaka-New York route after upgradation of the CAAB to category-1 by the end of this year,” he told parliament on Saturday (Jun 29).
The state minister made the remarks reply to a query from lawmaker Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury of from Sylhet-3 constituency.