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Emirates clinches three gongs at the World Travel Awards Emirates clinches three gongs at the World Travel Awards

Dubai: Emirates has been named as the World’s Leading Airline in three major categories at the World Travel Awards 2020: World’s Leading Economy Class, Airline Rewards Programm...

2020-11-30
Emirates provides complimentary hotel stay for passengers Emirates provides complimentary hotel stay for passengers

Dubai: Emirates has re-launched its Dubai Connect offer which gives customers transiting through its hub a complimentary hotel stay in Dubai. The offer is available to customers booked in ...

2020-11-29
Emirates refunds AED 6.3 billion to customers since April Emirates refunds AED 6.3 billion to customers since April

Dubai: Emirates has completed an intensive programme to clear its backlog of refund requests which was caused by pandemic-related travel disruption.

Over the seven-month per...

2020-11-29
A 62.2% people would prefer to stay in a hotel while spending holidays  within the country, says an online survey A 62.2% people would prefer to stay in a hotel while spending holidays within the country, says an online survey

An online survey has found that a 62.2% hotel guests within the country during this time, represent holiday and family travelers, 31.1% Business travelers and the rest are for workstation....

2020-11-26
Retired British Airways plane catches fire at airport in Spain Retired British Airways plane catches fire at airport in Spain

Dhaka: A retired British Airways 747 aircraft caught fire near its cockpit while being dismantled at a regional airfield in Spain on November 23.

“Emergency services q...

2020-11-25
Emirates offers expanded, multi-risk travel insurance coverage to customers Emirates offers expanded, multi-risk travel insurance coverage to customers

Dubai: Emirates offers its customers even greater assurance and peace of mind, with the airline’s latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top...

2020-11-24
World Children’s Day: Emirates Airline Foundation reiterates its commitment to the welfare of disadvantaged children World Children’s Day: Emirates Airline Foundation reiterates its commitment to the welfare of disadvantaged children

Dubai: On World Children’s Day, celebrated worldwide on November 20, the Emirates Airline Foundation and its NGO partners share their hopes for improving the welfare of disadvantaged...

2020-11-21
Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

Dubai: Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer.

The airline, which has set in...

2020-11-16
Emirates partners with South African FlySafair Emirates partners with South African FlySafair

Dubai: Emirates airline and FlySafair have announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa.

2020-11-15
Samanta from Dhaka clinches Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019 title Samanta from Dhaka clinches Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019 title

Dhaka: Intiha Samanta, a law graduate and an amateur culinary artist from Dhaka division has become the winner of Meizan Malaysian Palm Olein Shera Rondhonshilpi 2019. Kamrun Nahar, a banker...

2020-11-14
Emirates records first ever USD 3.8b half-year loss in over 30 years Emirates records first ever USD 3.8b half-year loss in over 30 years

Dhaka: The Emirates Group comprising Emirates airline, dnata and others, on November 12 announced its half-year results for the 2020-21 financial year ending on September 30, 2020, recordi...

2020-11-12
Emirates SkyCargo redesigns Airbus A380 for charter cargo operations Emirates SkyCargo redesigns Airbus A380 for charter cargo operations

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, freighter division of Emirates airline has started utilising its double decker Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport urgently requi...

2020-11-11
Eastern Bank joins FCI as a member Eastern Bank joins FCI as a member

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has become an Associate Member of FCI , previously known as Factors Chain International. FCI is a global representative body for Factoring and Financing o...

2020-11-04
Emirates launches integrated biometric path at the Dubai  airport Emirates launches integrated biometric path at the Dubai airport

Dubai: Emirates airline has launched an integrated biometric path at Dubai International airport (DXB). The contactless airport experience is now open to Emirates passengers travelling fro...

2020-11-05
Emirates to set up an air cargo hub for COVID-19 vaccine Emirates to set up an air cargo hub for COVID-19 vaccine

Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, cargo division of Emirates airline is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by cre...

2020-11-02
PM urges proper screening, quarantine of returnees from abroad PM urges proper screening, quarantine of returnees from abroad

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on November 1 asked the authorities concerned to ensure proper screening and compulsory quarantine of the returnees from abroad following the second wav...

2020-11-02
American Airlines eyes to bring 737 Max into service by De American Airlines eyes to bring 737 Max into service by De

haka: American Airlines is planning to bring back the Boeing 737 Max to service for passenger flights by the end of the year.

The return-to-service dates are "highly de...

2020-10-30
United Airlines to trial airport Covid testing: CEO Scott Kirby United Airlines to trial airport Covid testing: CEO Scott Kirby

Dhaka: Testing airline passengers for coronavirus is "the key to reopening the world economy", said Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines in a statement. The airline is starting COVI...

2020-10-30
EBL wins ADB award EBL wins ADB award

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has been recognized with the 2020 Leading SME Trade Bank award for its outstanding contribution in supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises in Bangl...

2020-10-28
Renowned tour operator Taufiq Rahman tests COVID-positive Renowned tour operator Taufiq Rahman tests COVID-positive

Dhaka: Taufiq Rahman, CEO of one of the leading tour operating company of the country Journey Plus, has been admitted to Square Hospital in the capital recently after testing positive for ...

2020-10-28
Jazeera Airways carefully returning to pre-covid expansion plan Jazeera Airways carefully returning to pre-covid expansion plan

Dhaka: Jazeera Airways has said it is carefully returning to the pre-Covid expansion plan it had put on hold earlier when revenues plunged following the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-10-28
Passengers from UK, Germany no longer need PCR test prior travel to Dubai Passengers from UK, Germany no longer need PCR test prior travel to Dubai

Dhaka: Passengers coming from the UK and Germany now have the option of taking a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai instead of presenting a negative test certificate before their depart...

2020-10-28
US-Bangla resumes flights to Chennai and Kolkata US-Bangla resumes flights to Chennai and Kolkata

Dhaka: US-Bangla Airlines has resumed scheduled flights on Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka, Chittagong-Chennai-Chittagong and Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka routes from Wednesday ,October 28 under Air Bubble Agree...

2020-10-28
Eastern Bank opens one-stop service center for cardholders Eastern Bank opens one-stop service center for cardholders

Dhaka: Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has launched a one-stop service center for EBL cards called EBL SKYCARE at Banani Safura Tower on October 22, 2020. The center is   providing safe, fas...

2020-10-27
Biman to operate flights to Chennai from Nov 15 Biman to operate flights to Chennai from Nov 15

Dhaka: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to operate flights to Chennai from November 15, announced the carrier in a press release.

The move follows ...

2020-10-26
Emirates adjudged Best Airline Worldwide Emirates adjudged Best Airline Worldwide

Emirates has earned top spot at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2020, sweeping four awards including the coveted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ award for the seventh consec...

2020-10-24
IndiGo now charges passengers INR 100 to check-in at airport IndiGo now charges passengers INR 100 to check-in at airport

Dhaka: Budget airline IndiGo is now charging passenger Rs 100 service fee if they want to check-in at the airport counters from October 17, the airline said in a statement.

2020-10-21
Dubai introduces a new residence programme Dubai introduces a new residence programme

Dubai: Dubai has launched a unique programme that enables overseas remote working professionals to live in the emirate while continuing to serve their employers in their home country, as rep...

2020-10-17
Delta Air Lines posts USD 5.4b loss in Q3 Delta Air Lines posts USD 5.4b loss in Q3

Dhaka: As the airline industry continues to struggle amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Delta Air Lines, on October 13, posted a USD 5.4 billion loss in the third quarter after spending ...

2020-10-16
Renewed lockdown hits Malaysia’s tourism sector hard Renewed lockdown hits Malaysia’s tourism sector hard

Dhaka: Hotels, attractions and tour agencies in Malaysia have been hit by a wave of cancellations, as the country’s major cities enter a partial lockdown once again following a recent ...

2020-10-16
Emirates reiterates commitment against human trafficking Emirates reiterates commitment against human trafficking

Dubai: Emirates has extended its support to the newest global movie “What is Human Trafficking by “It’s a Penalty” launched in collaboration with actor Liam Neeson. The short film is designed t...

2020-10-15
Christopher joins Amari Dhaka as General Manager Christopher joins Amari Dhaka as General Manager

Dubai: An experienced hospitality professional, Christopher Baker has been appointed as the new General Manager of Amari Dhaka. Before assumption of new office he was serving as General Mana...

2020-10-15
Thai visa processing to be easier, quicker for Bangladeshis Thai visa processing to be easier, quicker for Bangladeshis

Dhaka: Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, the departing Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh on October 7 said Thai visa processing will now be easier and quicker for Bangladeshis.

2020-10-12
Dhaka, Delhi to launch air bubble soon Dhaka, Delhi to launch air bubble soon

Dhaka: Bangladesh and India want to resume flight operations through a special "air bubble" arrangement "as soon as possible" after finalising the "technicalities&qu...

2020-10-12

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