Biman Bangladesh Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 with the aircraft’s arrival at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, north of the capital Dhaka, on Aug. 19. Pilots flew the aircraft from Seattle in a nonstop, 14.5-hour flight. Biman Bangladesh originally ordered four 787-8s in 2008. The second 787 will arrive in the Asian nation later this year and the remaining two in September 2019. Their arrival will mark the conclusion of a re-fleeting exercise that has ...

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