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Biman operates all-women flight marking International Women’s Day

Update : 08 Mar 2024, 22:34

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Friday ran an international flight operated by all women crew members for the first time marking the International Women Day.   
 
Biman operated such a flight to show respect to the professionalism and skills of women, a Biman press release said here. The flight, BG-349, on the Dhaka-Dammam route left the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2:30pm.
 
The pilot, cabin crew and even all the ground staff of the flight were women, said the release.
 
Senior captain Alia Mannan was the pilot in command while Fariha Tabassum was the first officer of the flight, it added.
 
Following the directive of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Managing Director and CEO Shafiul Azim, this exceptional initiative was taken showing respect to the women employees of the carrier on the International Women’s day.
 
On the occasion, Azim said that the female officers and employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines are working equally with the male officers and employees to implement the vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to develop the state-owned carrier as a smart airline.
 
 

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