Brand new Dash 8-400 aircraft to be added to Biman fleet Nov 24

From The Daily Star – link to source story

A brand new Dash 8-400 aircraft is going to be added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on November 24. Photo courtesy: Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Star Online Report ~ November 22, 2020

A brand new Dash 8-400 aircraft is going to be added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on November 24.

The aircraft is the first of three aircrafts purchased on GTG basis between the governments of Bangladesh and Canada.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has named the aircraft “Dhrubatara”, says a press release of Biman.

The number of aircrafts in the Biman fleet will be 19 with the inclusion of the new one on November 24.

With the addition of the Dash 8 aircraft to the fleet, Biman plans to increase its flight frequency on domestic and short-haul international routes.

The new Dash 8-400 is a 74-seater aircraft built by De Havilland, a well-known Canadian aircraft manufacturer.

Equipped with eco-friendly and state-of-the-art facilities, the aircraft has HEPA filter technology that purifies the air inside the aircraft by destroying bacteria, viruses and other germs, the release read.

The aircraft will also have more legs pace, LED lighting and wide windows, it added.

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