PM initiates Biman’s new Dash-8 ‘Dhurbatara’

Public banner transporter Biman Bangladesh Airlines got another Dash 8-400 airplane to assist it with growing tasks in the short-range, including homegrown and South Asian objections. 

PM Sheik Hasina yesterday officially drafted the Canadian 74-seater airplane named "Dhurbatara" through a videoconference from her official home the Gono Bhaban. 

Biman obtained three Dash 8-400 airplanes under the G2G (government-to-government) understanding among Bangladesh and Canada. 

The first was accepted yesterday while two others will be remembered for two or three months. 

The initial capacity of the new airplane was held at the VVIP terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport where State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali was available with other Biman authorities. 

PM Hasina has named the new airplane like the other new planes which have just been added to Biman's armada. 

Prior, the public banner transporter got the main Dash 8-400 airplane out of three made by De Havilland Aircraft of Canada. 

As per a Biman public statement, the Dash 8-400 airplane outfitted with eco-accommodating and cutting edge offices showed up on November 24. 

With the new plane, the quantity of Biman's airplane has expanded to 19, including four Boeing 777-300ER, four Boeing 787-8, two Boeing 787-9, six Boeing 737 and three Dash 8-400. 


PM Hasina said Bangladesh's land position will assist it with acquiring enormous benefits on the off chance that it can set up correspondence with different nations around it. 

"Steps have been taken to reinforce local and global network through Biman to additionally grow exchange and trade," she said. 

She referenced that Bangladesh needs to additionally fortify and grow exchange relations with nations especially in South and South-East Asia. 

In this association, Sheik Hasina said that enlistment of new airplane alongside the old ones will help build up efficient correspondence with the neighboring nations. 

Furthermore, fortifying of the limit of Biman armada is a piece of the move, she stated, adding that two more Dash 8 Q-400 airplane would be added to the public banner transporter in February next. 

Sheik Hasina said the public authority has been making Biman more able with present day offices as Bangladesh is initial known in the International field through the National Flag Carrier. 

However, she lamented that the extended armada of Biman stays inert because of the Covid-19 pandemic which grounded flights. 

"This is the issue for the entire world," she said. "The entire world is in a similar condition and in a place of halt." 

Three Dash 8-400 airplane were requested under a buy arrangement endorsed between the public banner transporter Biman and the Canadian De Havilland in 2018.