State-owned airliner Biman Bangladesh Airlines will begin its regular flight operation to Madina from Dhaka on October 28 this year, reports BSS.
“The Biman has taken the decision as per the government’s plan of expanding air routes,” said a press release on Monday.
The national flag carrier will operate flights on the Dhaka-Madina-Dhaka route for four days in a week — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday– for the first time.
The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with a capacity of 271 seats, including 24 business class and 247 economic class, will operate all the flights, the release said.
The tickets for travelling on the route will be available at Biman’s all sale centres, travel agent, Biman’s all call centres and its official website www.biman-airlines.com.
The airlines will announce the ticket price and specific date for buying tickets soon.