Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the National Flag Carrier of East Pakistan, the present day Bangladesh. It was brought together in 1972 and owned by the Government of Bangladesh. Its hub is at Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.
It enjoyed a monopoly in the aviation industry in Bangladesh till 1996 and operated to 29 international destinations at its peak. From New York to Tokyo, Biman had international flights connecting important cities around the world.
Biman Airlines is certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency in addition to passing the IATA Operational Safety Audit. Since then it has been successfully flying to some of its prime destinations in Asia and Europe.
Thousands of Muslim Bangladeshi Population travel to Mecca to perform the Annual Islamic Pilgrimage called HAJJ. Biman Airlines has been the only Bangladeshi Airline to have permission to schedule flights to carry the pilgrims to King Abdulazoz International Airport, Jeddah. Almost each year, these set of flights are inaugurated by high ranking government officials including the Prime Minister at times.
Cargo Services are also offered by Biman Airlines which uses the cargo holds of its passenger aircraft to ship consignments to destinations internationally. Shahjalal International Airport has a Cargo Village, established by Biman Airlines where the load is packaged, labelled and loaded into the aircraft.
Biman Airlines also has an array of In-Flight Entertainment on its long-haul flights. Passengers can choose from a range of Movies, Games, Videos and Audio in addition to their bi-monthly magazine called Bihanga. They also offer duty-free shopping in the flight and includes Perfumes, Cosmetics, Watches, Jewellery, Chocolates, Kids gifts and Tobacco.
A frequent-flyer program, named Biman Loyalty Club was launched by Biman Airlines in November 2013. It offers many rewards such as tiered benefits, mileage bonuses, extra baggage, lounge access and priority check-in at airports.
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