Bangladesh Airlines and Himalayan Airlines to commence direct flights to Colombo

 In a bid to increase air connectively to Sri Lanka, national carriers from Bangladesh and Nepal, will operate direct flights to Colombo, from this year.

Director General of Civil Aviation H. M. C. Nimalsiri said that Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Himalayan Airlines will fly to Sri Lanka by the end this year boosting Colombo as a regional hub.

Biman would be the second Airline after Mihin Lanka, to start direct flights between Colombo and Bangladesh.

Biman Airline provides international passenger and cargo services to Asia and Europe, as well as major domestic routes inside Bangladesh.

Himalaya Airlines Pvt. Ltd. a new Nepal-China joint venture airline is an international scheduled full service air carrier incorporated and based in Nepal.

Source : http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=2016/07/27/business/88667

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