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Biman to operate lone flight on Dhaka-Rome route from October 28

  • Published at 12:53 pm October 20th, 2020
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File photo of Boeing 777-300 ER flying under the banner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Earlier on October 15, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said Italy had withdrawn a flight embargo for Bangladeshis with valid stay permits

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to operate a flight from Dhaka to Rome from October 28.

The move follows a request from the Italian Embassy in Bangladesh to arrange flights for Bangladeshis with valid Italian stay permits.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Managing Director and CEO Mokabbir Hossain confirmed the matter and said that the number of flights to Rome, Italy arranged in the future will depend on the demand from passengers.

Registration for the flight, which began on October 17, can be done by accessing the following link: Registration for Dhaka to Rome flight on October 20


Also read: Italy lifts flight embargo for Bangladeshis with valid stay permits


Passengers of the flight will be required to produce Covid-19 negative test results from any laboratory approved by the Bangladesh government with a validity of 72 hours from sample collection up to arrival in Italy.

Further details regarding the flight can be found on Biman's website.

Earlier on October 15, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said Italy had withdrawn a flight embargo for Bangladeshis with valid stay permits. 

It is estimated that there are at least 2,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers with valid residence permits for Italy.