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Biman Bangladesh is ready to welcome its fourth Dreamliner

Dhaka, Bangladesh - On Sept 11, a new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner will join the fleet of the Bengali flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Whit this delivery, the number of the Boeing 787-8s in the airline's fleet will become four.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be among the people who will welcome the aircraft at the Dhaka International.

The plane will be greeted with the traditional water cannon salute at the airport.

Biman signed an order agreement with Boeing in 2008 for ten new aircraft. The American aircraft manufacturer has already delivered four Boeing 777-300ER, two Boeing 737-800 and three Boeing 787-8 to Biman Bangladesh.

The 787-8, which was named Rajhangsha, will be the last delivery of the contract.

The Dreamliners of the Biman Bangladesh are configured in a bi-class layout to accommodate 271 seats in total, including 24 flatbed Business Class seats.


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