Biman operates chartered flights to Saudi Arabia on Sept 26 & 27

DHAKA, Sept 23, 2020 (BSS) – Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate
two chartered flights to Saudi Arabia, on Dhaka-Jeddha and on
Dhaka-Riyadh on September 26 and 27 respectively only for the
passengers those have return tickets of Biman’s suspended March 16 and
17 flights to these destinations.

The national flag carrier have requested the passengers (of March 16
and 17 flights) to contact Biman’s sales offices in the capital with
return tickets, passports and other COIVD-19 related supporting papers
tomorrow, a Biman’s press release said here this evening.

Apart from return tickets holders of suspended March 16 and 17
flights, the airline requested all intending Saudi bound passengers
not to gather at the Biman’s sales office counters.

The releases also assured other Saudi Arabia bound passengers of
informing them reading seat booking upon arrangements of new flights.

As per Saudi regulations, it said all passengers must show COVID-19
negative certificates at the final destination, issued not before 48
hours of arrival in Saudi Arabia.

The press release also requested all to check Biman’s website-
https://www.biman-airlines.com/ for detail information.

Meanwhile, in the evening Foreign minister Dr A K Abdul Momen said
that the Saudi civil aviation authority had given landing permission
to Biman Bangladesh Airlines to carry back the stranded Bangladeshi
expatriate workers from here to Saudi Arabia.

On Tuesday, Biman authority said that they have taken preparation to
operate commercial flights to Saudi Arabia from October 1 upon getting
approval of landing permission there.

Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority has already given approval to
Saudi Arabian airlines to operate flight from Dhaka as many as they
can to ensure return of the Bangladeshi expatriate workers.

Huge numbers of expatriate Bangladeshi workers, who came here to
visit their families before the outbreak of coronavirus, have been
stuck in the country due to flight suspension following the global