State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali today said the government has taken initiative to make the country’s all domestic airports operative for 24 hours for giving flexibility to the air travellers.
“It will be easier for tourists to travel to major tourist destinations in the country when round-the-clock flight operations in all airports come in effect,” he said.
The state minister revealed the plan while visiting development works in Chattogram Shah Amanat Airport, a press release said.
The junior minister said as per directives of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in this regard, all the airports have already started preparatory work to run flight operation for 24 hours in day and night.
Later, the minister visited tourism facilities in Parki of Anowara Upazila, Chattogram.
Civil Aviation and Tourism secretary Md. Mokammel Hossain, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) Chairman Md. Hannan Mia, Civil Aviation Authority and Bangladesh (CAAB) Member (Operations) Air Commodore Mohammad Khalid Hossain also present, among others.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)