Biman Bangladesh is the national carrier of Bangladesh, and it has its main hub at the Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. While it started out as a government owned airline in 2007, it is now a public limited company and is headquartered in Kurmitola, Dhaka.
The carrier also has 2 more hubs at Shah Amanat International Airport at Chittagong and Osmani International Airport at Sylhet. It was founded in 1972 and has been growing in strength ever since. It now flies to 16 countries with the annual Hajj flights being a major part of its business.
Bangladesh Airlines has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Industry as safe to fly in Europe. It has also passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit.
The carrier connects destinations in Bangladesh and the subcontinent to cities all over the world, including Kuwait, Bahrain, Riyadh, Jeddah, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai and Muscat in the Middle East.
Their fleet contains Boeing 777, 737, Airbus 310 and DC-10 aircraft. Their plan is to phase out the DC-10 and Airbus aircraft and only have a fleet containing the modern and comfortable Boeing models.
Once you make a Bangladesh Airlines online booking and arrive at the airport, you can take the assistance of the airport personnel to assist in a smooth and efficient check-in process. This may require you to arrive about 3 hours prior to the departure time of your flight in case you are traveling to an international destination. Business Class passengers may use the Maslin Lounge at the Hazrat Shahjalal Airport to relax before boarding the flight.
Biman, as the carrier is popularly known, is very responsive to suggestions by travelers, and has evolved their menu to meet passenger needs. The dishes reflect Bangladeshi culture and also incorporate a western flair to suit all tastes and palates, and everything is freshly prepared at the Biman Flight Catering Centre (BFCC). You can also avail a complimentary beverage with your meals, or at any other time of your preference. For more details about airport and flight services, you could contact the airline on their customer service page here.
The Bangladesh Airlines baggage policies allow one piece of hand baggage not exceeding 115 cm in dimensions, and check-in baggage ranging from 20 kg to 35 kg depending on class of travel and destination. For detailed information about baggage allowances and policies, please check this page.
You could check all flight schedules and route information of the airline using the Cleartrip interface to facilitate making a booking with the airline. The Bangladesh Airlines PNR status may also be checked easily using our website.
The clutter-free and responsive pages provided by Cleartrip are sure to impress you, and the crisp interface continues in the Cleartrip app that you can download and use on your mobile.
Online check-in for Biman Bangladesh Airlines is open between 24 and 3 hrs before the flight departs.
The carry-on baggage limit for Economy is 7 Kg and 10 Kg for Business class. The Check-in baggage limit for the Economy is 20 Kg and 30 Kg for Business class.
No. An infant can travel on an adult’s lap for free.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines flies to 12 countries.
Biman offers a wide range of entertainment selections as you fly from local to international.
No. Pets can be carried only as check-in baggage or via cargo.
IATA code is BB, ICAO code is BBC, and callsign is BANGLADESH.