British Airways considers resuming Dhaka-London flight

Staff Correspondent | Published: 10:56, Nov 23,2020


British Airways is reportedly targeting a return to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka after an 11-year absence, reports UK Aviation News on Sunday.

The airline is seeking permission from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh to operate the route from London Heathrow.

British Airways last flew to Dhaka in 2009 but had recently been turning its eyes towards Southern Asia with flights to Lahore and Islamabad recently returning as transatlantic traffic dropped.

The move would put British Airways in competition with Bangladeshi carrier Biman who already operate to Dhaka and Sylhet from Heathrow.

The route was expected to be approved by the CAAB but no start date had been given for the flights which were expected to be operated by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

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