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Dhaka, July 23: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has relaxed its decision to suspend all domestic flights during the lockdown that began in the early hours of Friday (July 23). Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines and NovoAir have been given the opportunity to operate domestic flights conditionally for passengers travelling abroad.
Dhaka, July 23: All types of passenger transport on roads, ships and railways will be closed during the hard lockdown- which has started from 6 am on July 23- to stem the increase in virus transmission and cut down health risks.
Abu Dhabi, July 18: Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, has extended its ongoing suspension of flights to and from Bangladesh by 10 days, according to reports.
Dhaka, July 14: After remaining suspended for more that 45 days, long-distance buses will run again from tonight. The ticket sale has started at the counters in Dhaka's Gabtoli.
Dhaka, July 14: From Thursday (July 15), 38 pairs of intercity and 19 pairs of mail or commuter trains will run on different routes to different destinations in the country. This time train tickets will be available only online.
Dhaka, July 13: According to the health rules, trains will run from July 15 (Thursday) with hald capacity (leaving half the seats vacant). In this case train tickets will be sold online. No tickets will be given at the counter, said Railway Minister Md. Nurul Islam Sujan.
Dhaka, July 9: All types of vehicles and passenger transport on the ferry have been suspended by the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) from Friday.
Dhaka, July 6: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has announced the suspension of all domestic flights in the wake of rising coronavirus infections and deaths. The order will remain in force from the first watch of next Thursday (July 8) until July 14.
Dhaka, July 5: Bangladeshis staying in India will be able to return to the country three days a week through certain land ports approved by the government, amid the ongoing lockdown in the country, said Prof. Dr. Md. Nazmul Islam, spokesperson of the Department of Health.
Abu Dhabi, July 2: The United Arab Emirates on Thursday has added Bangladesh and 12 other nations in its travel ban list, state news agency WAM reported.
Dhaka, June 30: Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has suspended flights on domestic routes during the hard lockdown which will start from July 1. The CAAB issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday (June 30).
Turkey says no to flights, passengers from Bangladesh, five other countries due to fear of new Covid-19 variants
Ankara, June 29: Turkey has stopped flights and travellers from Bangladesh and five other nations due to new variants of the coronavirus, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.
Dhaka, June 28: The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) said international flights will remain operational even during lockdown, which started from Monday.
Dhaka, June 23: A day after authorities announced suspension of launch services to and from Dhaka, trains too have been stopped, in an attempt to tackle the worsening coronavirus situation in the country. The decision was announced on Tuesday (June 22) following a meeting at the Rail Bhaban.
Dhaka, June 22: Passenger launches to and from Dhaka will remain closed from 6 am on Tuesday (June 22) until further notice due to the worsening coronavirus situation.