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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 15 March 16-31, 2015  


Private airlines of BD bears heavy burden of illogical charges
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The struggling private airlines of Bangladesh are burdened heavily with illogical, as well as not so justified government-imposed charges, when the nascent domestic airline industry needs all types of positive support for survival. The aeronautical charges have become a big load for the local private airlines and some of the carriers have become defaulters. There is pressure to pay the charges regularly with arrears. AOC of two of the four private airlines are und. More...
flydubai to launch flights to MAG Osmani Int?l Airport from April 1
_A Monitor Report Sylhet : flydubai, Dubai's first low-budget airline, on March 5 announced that the carrier will be launching five direct weekly flights to MAG Osmani International Airport of Sylhet from April 1 and daily from May 4 onwards. The five hour plus flight will be operated by B737-800s. Sylhet will be its third desination in Bangladesh. The Sylhet operation is in joint partnership with Regent Airways, Bangladesh. FZ 595 will leave Dubai at 10:25 local time and arrive at Sylhet. More...
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- Emirates to restart flights to Baghdad from 1 March
- Canada wants Dhaka-Toronto direct air link
- Dhaka Regency Celebrated the Enchanting Valentine?s Day
- Sheer Joy of Shakrain, the kite festival
- India aims to achieve 1pc share of global arrivals this year
- Abu Dhabi named among top 10 destinations in 2015
- China is number one source of international tourists
- West Bengal Tourism reaching out to int?l tourism sectors
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than $900m in Turkey in 2014
- Homestay programme gives authentic Indian-Myanmar experience in a remote region
- Record 56.4m tourists flocked to NY in 2014
- Cox?s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive to be completed by next year
- Watch World Cup Cricket 2015 matches live at Dhaka Regency
- Kabab and Paratha Festival on at Khazana Gulshan
- Hotels in London report 8.3pc RevPAR Increase
- UCBL card holders to get free int?l SIMs from WOWtel
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