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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 17 April 16-30, 2015  


Biman resumes domestic operations in full with hope to avoid loss in the sector
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : Biman Bang-ladesh Airlines Limi-ted (Biman) has resu-med domestic operation in full_ in all 7 destinations_ from April 6. Due to shortage of aircraft, Biman suspended operations on four of the seven domestic routes in 2007. The last route_ Dhaka-Cox's Bazar was shut down in June 2012. After that the airline carried passengers to and from Sylhet and Chittagong by its international flights. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally declared re-launching of full domest. More...
Bangladesh is the loser, as Osmani Int. lost opportunity
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Osmani International Airport (OIA) in Sylhet, the third so-called international airport in the country, has lost a golden opportunity to become "real international," due to refusal in providing ground handling service to a Regent-flydubai code shared flight recently. Early this month, an effort by local private airline Regent Airways and flydubai, the budget carrier from UAE to extend air connection of Sylhet to outside world failed, due to inability of Bangladesh aut. More...
BD targets one million tourists in 2016, to host regional meet on tourism in October
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : Bangladesh is going to observe 2016 as 'Visit Bangladesh Year' with target to attract one million tourists. The country has also taken initiative to host a regional meet on tourism in October this year. Inaugurating Dhaka Travel Mart-2015, at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on April 9, as chief guest, Rashed Khan Menon, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism, said that 2016 has been declared as Viisit Bangladesh Year in a bid to help boost Bangladesh's tourism sector.. More...
- Emirates? SkyCargo Night held in the City
- 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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