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Canada keen on helping Bangladesh improve aviation safety

Bangladesh has found an able ally in Canada, which has expressed its eagerness to assist Bangladesh in the certification of aircraft, and aviation safety and security. In addition, Canada is also willing to provide aircraft that is suitable with the weather in Bangladesh. Canadian High Commissioner in Dhaka, Benoit Prefontaine, made the commitment during his meeting with Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shajahan Kamal at the latter’s Secretariat office. …

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ICAO certifies Bangladesh’s aviation safety standard compliance

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recently certified Bangladesh’s score of 77.46% for effective implementation of aviation safety standard compliance. The development was met with great elation by officials at the Bangladesh Aviation Authority with one official, who had asked for anonymity saying, “It’s an extraordinary achievement for Bangladesh and for the first time in Bangladesh history.” The six-member team from ICAO conducted the audit back in September and came …

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Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates strengthen aviation ties with Air Service Agreement

Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates have penned an Air Service Agreement that would augment aviation relations between the two nations. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon and UAE Economy Minister and Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori signed the agreement during a ceremony that was staged at the office of the Civil Aviation Authority in Dubai. The agreement would see Bangladesh Biman Airlines …

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Bangladesh and Thailand sign Confidential Memorandum of Understanding on civil aviation

Bangladesh and Thailand have signed a Confidential Memorandum of Understanding (CMoU) on civil aviation that will permit Bangladeshi flight engineers and crews to work in Thailand. The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) and Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) agreed to the CMoU during a meeting held in the Thai capital of Bangkok. Representing the CAAB was Air Commodore M Mostafizur Rahman while the CAAT had Director General Dr …

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CAA of Bangladesh upgrades compliance rate in time for ICAO audit

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) is carefully doing all it can to up its compliance rate before it faces the audit team from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) this September. The ICAO team last conducted an audit in 2012 when the compliance rate was pegged at 50%. The CAAB is now reporting that they have boosted the rate to 70%. “They (ICAO) had three main observations – …

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Bangladesh, India, discuss Open Skies Agreement

Bangladesh is seeking to revise its Air Services Agreement with India to accommodate the steadily rising demand for flights between the two countries. Bangladeshi civil aviation and tourism officials are discussing the plan after India sought to broker an Open Skies Agreement with them to operate unlimited number of flights to various locales. However, Bangladesh is apprehensive of signing an Open Skies Agreement with India as they think that doing …

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