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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 07 November 16-30, 2014  


Biman's domestic re-entry, more private airlines to spell disaster
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : As desired by the government, Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited has initiated move to resume domestic operations. At the same time, the government is in the process of permitting two more private airlines to fly. These two moves are considered by many as unnecessary and unwise and expressed apprehension that it would spell disaster for Biman as well as the nascent airline industry of the country. The domestic routes are now served by four private airlines_ United Ai. More...
Everyone must provide security to everyone
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Air travel is crucial for Bangladesh as its passenger traffic is projected to grow from present 7.5 million to 22 million in 2034. The country has also very strong tourism growth forecast Conrad Clif-ford, Vice Pre-sident for Asia-Pacific, Inter-national Air Transport Association, said this while addressing a seminar on aviation security, jointly organised by CAAB and IATA, at Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort on November 12. The two-day seminar on aviation security wa. More...
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