DhakaNew York Biman flights within this year, Mahbub tells JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md

Mahbub Ali today told the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that it would be possible to start Biman flights on

DhakaNew York route by the end of this year.

Work is under way to upgrade the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to

category1. There is a plan to operate Biman flights on DhakaNew York route after upgradation

of the CAAB to category1 by the end of this year, he said.

The state minister was replying to a tabled question from treasury bench lawmaker Mahmud Us

Samad Chowdhury in the House.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)