News Listings for Bismillah Airlines

  • Malaysian firm injects $35 million in Bangladesh's Bismillah Airlines

    News | 20 Feb 2012 10:29 | Mavis Toh

    <p>Malaysian firm Tu-E Capital has inked an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Bismillah Airlines through a capital injection of $35 million.</p><p>"The agreement...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysian-firm-injects-35-million-in-Bangladeshs-Bismillah-Airlines-368484/
  • WORLD AIRLINERS: Mixed messages from Russia and China on regional programmes

    News | 26 Oct 2010 00:00 | Günter Endres

    A focus on regional jets has meant that development of small turboprops has all but been forgotten in China and Russiahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WORLD-AIRLINERS-Mixed-messages-from-Russia-and-China-on-regional-programmes-348860/
  • SINGAPORE 2010: Tu-204, An-148 draw Bangladeshi interest

    News | 04 Feb 2010 18:38 | Tom Zaitsev

    <p>Russian lessor Ilyushin Finance has reached agreements covering the supply of Tupolev Tu-204s and Antonov An-148s to two Bangladeshi operators.</p><p>Cargo...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SINGAPORE-2010-Tu-204-An-148-draw-Bangladeshi-interest-338070/
  • Bangladeshi freight carrier Bismillah eyes China flights

    News | 23 Sep 2003 07:09 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Bangladeshi cargo carrier Bismillah Airlines is aiming to launch services to two points in China as part of a planned East Asia expansion.<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>The freighter operator, which started flying under its own air operator’s certificate (AOC) in 1999, says it recently secured regulatory approvals for China services from the Bangladeshi Government and flights are due to begin soon using an Ilyushin Il-76 freighter.<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>“We are going to connect with Shanghai and Guangzhou,”http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bangladeshi-freight-carrier-Bismillah-eyes-China-flights-274050/
  • South Asia to enter busy Bangladeshi market

    News | 01 Nov 2000 00:00

    NICHOLAS IONIDES ATI SINGAPORE A fresh initiative in Bangladesh's fledgling domestic aviation market is set to stimulate further growth as a new privately owned airline is launched under the name of South Asia Airways. <p>The chairman of newly-created South Asia Airways is well-connected Southeast Bank chairman Yussuf Abdullah Harun, and his presence in the venture leads some to predict that the airline will become a key player. </p> <p>Harun says three ATR-42 turboprops have been leased from the manufacturer for delivery in late October, and that South Asia Airways aims to start domestic services before the end of the year, adding that operating approvals have been secured from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. </p> <p>"We will start with three aircraft in the domestic market and in the next phase we will go into the cargo market," he says. "After that we will go into regional passenger services." </p> <p>Harun is a shareholder in the airline along with two other Banglahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Asia-to-enter-busy-Bangladeshi-market-123102/
  • New Bangladeshi carrier set to launch with ATR 42s

    News | 18 Sep 2000 09:27 | Nicholas Ionides

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>A new airline in Bangladesh is finalising plans for the launch of passenger services on domestic routes under the name South Asia Airways.</P> <P>The planned carrier's chairman is Southeast Bank chairman Yussuf Abdullah Harun, who is also due to soon become president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.</P> <P>Harun says from Dhaka that three ATR 42s have been leased from the Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer and "they are being prepared in Toulouse for delivery", which is expected at the end of October.</P> <P>South Asia Airways is hoping to start domestic passenger services in the first week of November and Harun says operating approvals have been secured from the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.</P> <P>"We will start with three aircraft in the domestic market and in the next phase we will go into the cargo market," he adds.</P> <P>"In the next phase after that we will go into regional passengerhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Bangladeshi-carrier-set-to-launch-with-ATR-42s-248041/