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Biman Bangladesh Airlines

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines About Biman Bangladesh Airlines

The state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines was founded on January 4th, 1972, and Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is the home airport and hub at the same time. The airline is based in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. The first flights were carried out with a Douglas DC-3, which was donated by the Bengali armed forces and which originated from World War II. With the subsequent acquisition of a Boeing 707 and a Fokker F-27, Biman Bangladesh Airlines was also able to serve international destinations. In the course of time, other aircraft such as the Fokker F-28, Airbus A310-330 and McDonnel Douglas DC-10 were added, although the latter has since been taken out of service.

The company’s efforts were crowned in 1989 with the reception of the millionth passenger. The Bangladeshi company also improved its customer service by setting up a computerized reservation system the same year. The 1990s and 2000s were marked by the renewal of the fleet and the expansion of the air network. Due to financial difficulties, several international flights had to be suspended in 2006 and the purchase of new aircraft had to be postponed.

From 2008 onwards, Biman Bangladesh Airlines went up a bit again, so that an order for 4 Boeing 777-300ERs and Boeing 787-8s could be placed, but not all of them remained in the company’s possession. In November 2011 the existing aircraft fleet got a new color scheme, at the same time the in-flight service was expanded for the first time by equipping the passengers with electronic devices. At the present time, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has a fleet of 18 aircraft with an average age of 7.3 years. It has an attractive frequent flyer program called the Loyalty Club ready for its passengers.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Hub Airports

Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal Airport (Zia Intl.) (DAC / VGHS)

Sylhet Osmani International Airport (ZYL / VGSY)
Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP / VGEG)

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Classes of Service

Passengers boarding Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft can choose between Economy class and Business class. On short-haul flights, snacks and drinks are offered by the on-board staff while full meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) are offered on long-haul flights. An in-flight magazine called Bihanga , is also available. Travelers can also shop in duty-free by taking advantage of the “Biman Boutique” when flight attendants pass by.

In addition to several domestic connections, Biman Airlines flies to the Asian cities of Hong Kong, Karachi, Singapore and Dubai. European destinations are Rome, Milan, London and Manchester.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Check-in

Online Check-in

Online and mobile check-in is not possible with the airline. It is currently not known whether Biman Bangladesh Airlines is expanding the check-in options. For more information, see the airline’s website.


Airport Check-in

To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Biman Bangladesh Airlines website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

Every passenger is allowed to take one piece of hand luggage on board. This may not be larger than 115 centimeters (sum of the three external dimensions) and may not contain any batteries, knives and other sharp objects, firearms and ammunition, alcohol or toy weapons.

Checked baggage

The baggage allowance of the individual cabin classes at Biman Bangladesh Airlines can be divided into three categories: international flights from Bangladesh, international flights to Bangladesh and domestic flights. With the former, Economy Super Saver and Economy Saver Class passengers are allowed to check in 20 kilograms of baggage. Economy Flexible Class passengers are allowed to check in 25 kilograms of luggage, Business Saver Class passengers 30 kilograms and Business Flexible Class passengers 35 kilograms. In the second category there are ten kilograms more in each cabin class. And in the third category, i.e. on domestic flights, Economy Super Saver Class passengers are allowed to check in 20 kilograms of baggage, Economy Saver passengers Economy Flexible and Business Saver Class 30 kg and passengers in Business Flexible Class 35 kg. In any case, none of the pieces of luggage may weigh more than 32 kilograms. It is also permitted to check in an additional piece of luggage for small children traveling with you, which must not weigh more than ten kilograms. Under no circumstances may gases, corrosive, flammable, radioactive or otherwise dangerous substances or poisons be in luggage.

Other luggage

If the free baggage allowance is exceeded, additional fees will apply.

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Seat Selection

To make a comfortable trip with Biman Bangladesh Airlines, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Biman Loyalty Club Frequent Flyer Program

“Biman Loyalty Club” is the loyalty program of Biman Bangladesh Airlines rewarding frequent travelers with various benefits. The program has 3 membership levels. The accumulated miles vary according to the class and the route taken. Travelers can then redeem their miles for domestic or international flights in Economy or Business class, upgrade, excess baggage or access to airport lounges.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Food & Beverage

Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Inflight Entertainment

Especially in long distances, Biman Bangladesh Airlines offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.

The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Biman Bangladesh Airlines lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines
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Owner: State Owned
Frequent Flyer Program: Biman Loyalty Club
Company slogan: -

Number of Aircraft: 18
Destinations:  23
Average Age of Aircraft: 7.3
Type of Aircraft: Boeing, De Havilland Canada
Detail of Fleet: Boeing 737-800, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400

Head Office: Biman Bangladesh Airlines LTD. Head Office, Balaka Kurmitola, Dhaka-1229 Bangladesh
Phone Number: +880 2 890 1600
Fax Number: +880 2 890 1558

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