Biman Bangladesh Airlines has announced the reduced airfare to Middle Eastern cities including Jeddah, Riyad, Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the national-flag carrier.
"The authorities of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines have decided to reduce the ticket prices of its flights for the Middle East-bound remittance fighters. It will come into effect from January 16 on Dhaka-Jeddah, Dhaka-
Riyad, Dhaka-Dubai and Dhaka-Abu Dhabi routes," said Biman in a press release on Tuesday.
According to the release, the maximum fare for each one-way economy class ticket on Dhaka-Jeddah route has been reduced to Taka 64,620 from Taka 72,455 inclusive of tax.
Similarly, the fare has been reduced to Taka 63,123 from Taka 70,758 for Dhaka-Riyadh and Dhaka-Dammam routes, to Taka 68,784 from Taka 75,508 for Dhaka-Dubai route and to Taka 58,542 from Taka 67,025 for Dhaka-Abu Dhabi route inclusive of tax.
The price of each ticket carries a fixed tax ranging from Taka 7,644 to Taka 9,680, the release said.