Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Bangladesh. Established in 1972 operating the country’s first domestic service, the airline now serves international locations across the globe. Headquartered in Balaka Bhaban, Kurmitola in the city of Dhaka, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is publicly owned and managed by CEO Muhammad Zakiul Islam.
From its hub at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Biman Bangladesh Airlines serves 16 countries across Asia, the Gulf, the Middle East and Europe. Secondary hubs are located at Osmany International and Chittagong, Shah Amanat International Airport. UK passengers can fly direct from London Heathrow Airport to several destinations in Biman Bangladesh Airlines network. With air service agreements secured with 42 countries in total, Biman Bangladesh Airlines plans to expand its network of flights in the future.
All passengers flying with Biman Bangladesh Airlines are advised to arrive at the airport three hours before the flight. Check-in desks close 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure and boarding gates close 20 minutes before take-off.
Baggage restrictions on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight vary between cabin class. Economy Class can check in up to 20kg and Business Class are permitted to check in 30kg. All passengers can carry on one item of hand luggage not exceeding 7kg.
The available seat pitch onboard a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight is between 29.2- 32 inches in Economy and 40 inches in Business Class. Passengers requesting an aisle seat are advised to book in advance.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Known as the Frequent Flyer Programme, members can collect miles to spend on rewards including upgrades with the airline. Check Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ information for full details on how to join.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines is proud to provide an annual service for the religious celebration of Hajj. Each year the Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah Al Mukarramah is operated by the airline- the sole carrier permitted by the government to serve this route. Passengers can fly with Biman Bangladesh Airlines to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.