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Flights from Tel Aviv part of bilateral air accords with US

Agreement was for transporting RMG: CAAB

Transportation 2024-04-13, 9:38pm


Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) logo.

DHAKA, Apr 13 - No Israeli flight or plane has landed in Bangladesh, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) said in a statement issued Saturday. 

The statement was issued following recent reports in social and some mainstream media on the matter. 

Two flights of American National Airlines took off from Tel Aviv Airport on April 7 and landed in Dhaka Airport in order to ship Bangladeshi -made garments to Europe and Middle East, said the statement signed by Mohammad Sohel Kamruzzaman, deputy director (public relations) of CAAB.

The flights, carrying Bangladeshi RMG products, departed Dhaka Airport on April 12. 

The flights were operated as part of bilateral agreements between Bangladesh and the United States, and Israeli authorities were not a stakeholder, the statement said. - UNB