Dhaka: Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights on Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka route from May 13.
The national flag carrier will operate the 162 seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft on this route with three flights a week initially on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
The flights will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 3:00 pm and reach Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi at 5:20 pm (Bangladesh local time). The return flight will depart from Delhi for Dhaka at 6:20 pm (Indian local time).
The price of an economy class return ticket on Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka route with 1 month validity has been set to USD300 and the same ticket with 1 year validity will cost USD320 (tax exclusive).
To celebrate the launch, Biman has announced 15 per cent discount on the ticket fare valid till May 30.
Among all local and foreign airlines operating from Dhaka, the state-owned carrier is about to become the only airline to operate direct flights on Dhaka-Delhi route.