Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed its direct flights on Dhaka-Manchester route today nearly after eight years.
State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali inaugurated the flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital.
The flights will be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner three days a week- Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. It is the 17th route of the national carrier.
There are 298 seats in the aircraft, of which 30 seats are of business class, 21 premium economy class and 247 seats are of economy class.
Biman had to stop flight on the route in 2012 due to aircrafts shortage.
Passengers can buy tickets for the destination using Biman's mobile apps from anywhere in the world. Payment can be made through bKash, Rocket or any other Visa or Mastercard.