Biman Bangladesh resumes Singapore flights after six months
Dhaka, October 28: Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights to Singapore from Thursday (October 28) after being closed for almost six months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Biman will operate flights every Thursday till November 12 and every Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday from November 13.
This information was given in a press release signed by Deputy General Manager (Public Relations) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Tahera Khandaker on Wednesday (October 26).
It was informed that the flight will leave Dhaka for Singapore at 8:30 am local time and will depart from Singapore at 3:50 pm local time.
Passengers will have to abide by the following guidelines: -
Passengers must obtain a permit to enter the country from the Singapore authorities and take the full dose of the approved coronavirus vaccines.
Two doses of either of the following vaccines- Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Serum's Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac- and one dose of the Johnson vaccine should be taken at least 14 days before travelling to the country.
In addition, passengers over the age of two must have a coronavirus test 48 hours before departure and have a negative certificate.
They will arrive in Singapore and stay in quarantine at a hotel for 10 days.
While in quarantine, rapid antigen test should be done on the third and seventh day and PCR test should be done on the tenth day at one's own cost.
For short-term travel, passengers will need to get their samples checked for coronavirus at Singapore's Changi International Airport, for which they will have to pay an online registration fee in advance.
Before going to Singapore, passengers will have to download the 'Trace Together' app on their mobile.
No outsider can enter Singapore Airport to greet passengers.
To arrive in Bangladesh from Singapore, passengers over the age of 12 must have a coronavirus test within 72 hours of departure and have a negative certificate. If not vaccinated against coronavirus, one must stay at home for 14 days in quarantine.
Passengers will have to stay in quarantine at a government-designated hotel at their own expense if they show signs of coronavirus upon arrival at the airport.