Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman, Chairman of CAAB announcing the resumption of int'l flights from June 16 through a video message from his office in the capital today
Dhaka: Bangladesh is to resume international flight operations from June 16 after over two months long suspension following the coronavirus outbreak.
Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman, Chairman, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) made the announcement through a video message today ensuring that operations will resume in compliance with all the health and safety guidelines.
Initially, only Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flight services on the Dhaka-UK-Dhaka route, while Qatar Airways will only be able to transport transit passengers on the Doha-Dhaka-Doha route.
Earlier, on March 21, CAAB suspended all domestic and international flights in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The ban was later extended in several phases.