Biman's Manchester flight resumes from Jan 5

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 20:48, Jan 02, 2020 | Updated : 21:02, Jan 02, 2020

File Photo show the first Biman Bangladesh Airlines`Dreamliner Boeing 787-8, Akash BeenaBiman Bangladesh Airlines will resume its direct Dhaka-Manchester flight on Jan 5 after more than seven years.
State Minister for Civil Aviation Mahbub Ali will inaugurate the flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport through the national flag carrier’s brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner as its 17th route, a Biman statement said, reports BSS.
Manchester, a city of the rich industrial heritage of the United Kingdom (UK) is home to approximately 90,000 Bangladeshi expatriates, as well as this city will be the hub of the Biman’s upcoming route to New York and Toronto respectively.
Biman temporarily suspended Dhaka-Manchester route in September 2012 due to shortage of aircraft, the statement said.
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has a total of 298 seats including 30-business class, 21-premium economy class and 247-economy class.