The first new Dash 8-400 aircraft was added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on November 24
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will add two brand new Dash 8-400 aircraft to its fleet on February 24 and March 4.
State Minister for Civil Aviation Mohammad Mahbub Ali made the announcement at the inauguration ceremony of the commercial service activities of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Motor Transport Department in Dhaka on Tuesday.
The new aircraft will be purchased as part of the G2G (Government to Government) deal between Bangladesh and Canada.
The first new Dash 8-400 aircraft was added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on November 24. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina named the aircraft "Dhrubatara".
The Dash 8-400 is a 74-seater aircraft built by De Havilland, a well-known Canadian aircraft manufacturer.
Following the inclusion of the two planes, there will be 21 aircraft in Biman’s fleet.
Biman also plans to increase its flight frequency and inter-flight destinations on domestic and short-haul international routes.