Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to spread its wings to south Indian city Chennai from December 16, especially to facilitate Bangladeshi medical service seekers.
Biman Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Shafiul Azim said that Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka is a much demanded route for Bangladeshi nationals to India and we have decided to operate three weekly flights on the route.
He said the flight will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Biman chief said, this is part of the national flag carrier’s route extension plan as Biman recently commenced direct flight to Narita in Japan and resumed flight operation to Guangzhou in China.
Biman will start selling Dhaka-Chennai flight tickets from Sunday, the airlines Director Marketing and Sales (acting) Mohammed Salahuddin said.
Currently, one of Bangladesh’s private carriers US Bangla airlines is operating flights on Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka route.