Biman sends 747-400 RFP

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines has approached the market with a request for proposals (RFP) for the lease of three Boeing 747-400 aircraft on ACMI (wet) basis for its Hajj operations in 2012.

Biman is looking at 747-400 offerings no older than 20 years of age with a passenger seating capacity of 500 and above, according to the terms of the RFP.

The aircraft will be operated between Dhaka, Bangladesh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Biman plans to operate the aircraft between 15 September and 21 October (pre-hajj phase), while the post-hajj phase is scheduled between 1 November and 1 December.

Offers have to be submitted by 4 April 2012.