Biman’s third Boeing Dreamliner arrives Thursday

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 23:00, Jul 24, 2019 | Updated : 23:07, Jul 24, 2019

File Photo show the first Biman Bangladesh Airlines`Dreamliner Boeing 787-8, Akash BeenaNational flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines is set to include a third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to its fleet.
The wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, will arrive in Dhaka on Thursday (Jul 25) as the 15th aircraft added to the national flag carrier, reports BSS.
“The new aircraft, 'Gangchil,' from Seattle in USA, will land at Hazrat Shahjalah International Airport (HSIA) tomorrow afternoon,” reads a Biman statement issued on Wednesday (Jul 24).
It is expected that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who has named all the Biman Dreamliners thus far, will inaugurate the 3rd Boeing 787-8 on Augt 7, the release added.
The first Dreamliner Boeing 787-8, Akash Beena, arrived in Dhaka on August 2018, while the second one known as Hangsabalaka arrived in December 2018.
In 2008, Biman Bangladesh Airlines signed a US$2.1 billion agreement with Boeing to purchase 10 new aircraft.
The American multinational Boeing company has already delivered to Biman, four 777-300ER’s, two 737-800’s, and two Dreamliners.
The fourth Dreamliner, Rajhangsha, the latest of 10 new aircraft, will be added to Biman’s fleet in September 2019.
The industry-leading technology of the 787 Dreamliner is creating remarkable opportunities for airlines around the world and dramatically improving air travel experience for passengers worldwide.
The airplane's unparalleled fuel efficiency and range flexibility enables carriers to profitably open new routes as well as optimize fleet and network performance.
For passengers, the Dreamliner flight experience is like none other in the air, with more comfort and less fatigue.