Biman suspends flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi till March 31

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 14:33, Mar 19,2020


A Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ web site photo shows an aircraft of Biman. The profit of the national flag carrier in the financial year 2015-16 declined by Tk 48 crore compared with that in the previous fiscal year.

The Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Thursday cancelled all its flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi line with the decision of the UAE.

Flights to and from the two destinations will remain suspended until March 31, said Mokabbir Hossain, managing director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Bangladesh announced its first COVID-19 death on Wednesday. Four more people tested positive for coronavirus, taking the number of patients to 14 in the country. Three more cases were confirmed on Thursday.

Covid-19 is currently affecting 176 countries and territories around the world and one international conveyance, the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan.

The World Health Organisation on March 11 declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic.

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