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Biman signs deal with CCC to buy three aircraft

FE Report | August 02, 2018 00:00:00

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, signed a government to government (G2G) agreement with Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) to purchase three aircraft of Dash Q400NG series.

Biman Managing Director Mosaddique Ahmed and Acting President of CCC Carl Marcotte signed the accord on behalf of their respective organisations at the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism at the Bangladesh Secretariat on Wednesday.

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shajahan Kamal and Canadian High Commissioner Benoit Prefontaine were also present on the occasion.

The list price of each airplane is US$ 33 million, and the three aircraft are likely to be delivered in March, May and June of 2020.

The government approved their purchase proposal at the purchase committee meeting in November 2016.

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