Biman Bangladesh Airlines, popularly known as Biman, is the national
airlines of Bangladesh. Through a Presidential
Order, Biman began its journey on January 04, 1972 as the national flag
carrier of the war torn country. The day was
less than a month after Bangladesh achieved independence through a
nine-month long liberation war.
Biman is a unique airline, born with no aircraft. All it had-- 2400 trained
Biman operated its first domestic flight on 07 March, 1972 from Dhaka to
Chattogram. Interestingly, before starting
domestic operation, Biman operated its first international flight in London-
Dhaka sector on 04 March 1972 with a
chartered aircraft from British Caledonian.
Biman, a member of IATA, currently connects Bangladesh with 15 key cities
around the world along with a well-knit
domestic network of seven destinations with a fleet of 12 aircraft.
Biman was incorporated as a Public Limited Company (PLC) in 2007. As a part
of fleet modernization and as a part of
the commitment to provide customers with highest standards of comfort and
reliability, Biman contracted with Boeing
Co. USA for 10 modern aircraft in 2008. Among these aircraft, four 777-300ER
and two 737-800 have already joined the
fleet. Four 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft will join the fleet in phases in 2018
Biman aims to ensure that its passengers’ in-flight experience is as
enjoyable and as comfortable as possible. The
influence of traditional Bengali hospitality can be the felt and noticed on
each Biman flight through the
personalized service and attention to detail, provided by dedicated and
professional cabin staff.
Being the national flag carrier, Biman is proud to be the most prominent and
conspicuous brand ambassador for
Bangladesh. The tail insignia of the airline signifies its pride, the values
and the ideals that the nation
cherishes. Biman is committed to keep the honour of the nation high.