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Emirates restores pre-pandemic operations to Bangladesh

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Emirates airline celebrated its 35 years of connecting Bangladesh to the world. As part of the celebration, Mohamed Alhammadi, Emirates Country Manager Bangladesh exchanged views with the local media at a city hotel on Thursday.

The programme was also attended by Mohammad Alhawai, Emirates Air Services Manager, Sheikh Idrish Ali, Emirates SkyCargo Manager Bangladesh, said a press release.

Mohamed Alhammadi said, “We have fully restored our operations in Bangladesh. Now Emirates is serving the country with the pre-pandemic frequency and capacity.”

Alhammadi informed that since its first flight in 1986, the airline has carried more than 10.4 million passengers to and from Dhaka, operating more than 19,300roundtrip flights.

Emirates currently serves the Bangladeshi capital with three daily flights, utilising its wide-body Boeing 777-300ER.

To celebrate the special occasion Emirates organized a cake cutting ceremony at Hazrat Shahjalal Int’l Airport, and water cannon salute to an Emirate’ flight (EK 587) arriving to Dhaka.

Emirates is currently the only international airline to serve Dhaka with First Class services – offering customers superior products and comfort in the air and on-ground.

Passengers can enjoy seamless connectivity to more than 120 destinations within the airline’s extensive network, via Dubai.

The airline’s operations to Bangladesh continues to play a vital role in supporting the country’s growth in trade, business and tourism.

Bangladeshi customers can fly safer and better on Emirates as the airline has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey, introduced free multi-risk travel insurance and revised its booking policies to offer greater flexibility and generous re-booking terms.