Articles Tagged ‘Biman Bangladesh Airlines’

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the national carrier of Bangladesh, holding a 28% share of capacity from its home market. While the airline’s growth has been slow in recent years as capacity has been adjusted, Jonathan Ford tells of the carrier’s network changes, and informs on potential new routes for the 787-8s. 

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka Airport reaps the benefits of thriving South Asian market as Chittagong tops route table

Dhaka’s regional market goes from strength to strength with 48% year-on-year growth to Bangkok, while capacity to domestic leader Chittagong increases to 817,957 seats. James Davis examines the airlines and routes driving this impressive expansion, whilst reviewing external socio-economic trends which will determine the future for this up-and-coming hub.

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.


Nepal welcomes three new carriers; overall capacity to the nation down 3.9%; Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka to be next country markets?

Nepal welcomes three new carriers; overall capacity to the nation down 3.9%; Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka to be next country markets?

Himalaya Airlines, Druk Air and US-Bangla Airlines are three carriers which have inaugurated flights to Nepal this summer. However, despite the rise in serving carriers, Nepal’s overall seat capacity this summer is down 3.9%. anna.aero takes a look at some of the key airline and country market changes, and investigates the next potential markets.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

Far from being a stagnant mature market, the two FIGUST countries of Germany and Italy are still providing dynamic growth despite the continued economic gloom that persists in Europe. anna.aero reviews the big players, including newcomers like Meridiana in this heavyweight pairing.


Biman Bangladesh Airlines makes Frankfurt newest destination

Biman Bangladesh Airlines makes Frankfurt newest destination

Biman Bangladesh Airlines links Dhaka with Frankfurt via Rome with twice-weekly 777-200 flights.

anna.aero reports from on-board last ever DC-10 commercial flight

anna.aero reports from on-board last ever DC-10 commercial flight

Flying off into retirement. Until this week, Biman Bangladesh Airlines was the only operator of a DC-10 (S2-ACR – ‘New Era’) still used for passenger services. Over the extended weekend of 22-24 February the airline offered a series of pleasure flights from Birmingham Airport to those wishing to witness the end of an era – […]

Biman Bangladesh Airlines resumes flights to Myanmar

Biman Bangladesh Airlines resumes flights to Myanmar

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed service from Dhaka to Yangon with twice-weekly flights.