As part of its efforts to modernize the Ground Support Equipment (GSE), Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd has recently procured two more apron buses, taking the number of its vehicle to the Ramp Coach fleet to seven.
Chairman of the Biman Board of Directors Air Marshal (retd) Jamal Uddin Ahmed inaugurated the buses for service at a simple ceremony at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on August 28, said a press release on Sunday.
The chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh and other high officials of the national flag carrier were present.
The luxurious buses were manufactured in Germany by world renowned Co-bus Industries and each has a capacity of carrying 70 passengers with sufficient room for passenger luggage.
The apron buses will help Biman board and alight airline passengers of all the airlines operating to and from Dhaka.
Airport Apron Bus is manufactured in accordance with the relevant standards of IATA and the FAA and has low chassis, large capacity, manual and automatic transmission and other user-friendly features.
“With the induction of the buses into the ramp coach fleet, the airline will be able to serve its valued customers in a more desirable fashion and in the coming days, we hope to add more modern equipment to our GSE so that we can provide better services to our esteemed customers which we owe to them,” said the Biman chairman.
Biman procures 2 more apron buses