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  Volume: XXIII, Issue No. 23 July 16-31, 2014  


IATA lays out priorities of aviation for the new century
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for airlines, governments, and industry stakeholders to guide the development of the commercial airline industry into its next century with a global mindset and based on a foundation of global standards. "The key to unlocking aviation's future potential is a global mindset supported by strong partnerships," explained IATA Director General Tony Tyler while opening the 70th Annual General Meeting of the or. More...
US Bangla Airlines starts its journey
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : US Bangla Airlines, the newest of the country's private airlines, started its journey on July 17 in the domestic sector to start a new chapter in the country's aviation history. A Canadian-built turboprop 76-seater Dash-8-Q400 aircraft of the startup airline took to the sky following a brief inaugural ceremony. The aircraft is configured with six Business Class and 70 Economy Class seats. The two brand new aircraft has a speed of 667 kilometres an hour and has a goo. More...
Alam joins UHRL as Director of Operations
Dhaka : Khandaker Shafiul Alam has joined Unique Hotel and Resorts Ltd (UHRL) as the Director of Opera-tions and Owner's Representative to The Westin Dhaka. Unique Hotel and Resorts Ltd owns The Westin Dhaka and several other chain hotels which are in the pipeline of UHRL. A post-graduate in Sociology from Dhaka University, Alam also did his post-graduate Diploma in Hotel Management from a reputed institute in Italy. Prior to joining the current position he was the General Manager on Ocean P. More...
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