Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled its all Rajshahi to Dhaka bound flights on 3 May, 2019 due to cyclonic storm ‘Fani’. Two flights of Biman were scheduled to fly on Friday (3 May) from Rajshahi to Dhaka.
The pilot of Dhaka to Rajshahi flight could not find favorable weather to fly the Dhaka to Rajshahi flight scheduled at 3.30 pm. Later he cancelled the flight at 5.15 pm considering inclement weather due to the influence of devastating storm Fani.
A dependable source at Shah Makhdum Airport at Rajshahi confirmed the information. There were 40 passengers for the Dhaka to Rajshahi flight and 37 passengers for the Rajshahi to Dhaka flight. The passengers will get full refund, the source said.
Biman Bangladesh cancelled the flights considering the safety of its passengers. The airport authority is kept alert due to the storm.
Shah Makhdum Airport Manager Setafur Rahman informed that more flights may be cancelled on Saturday if the inclement weather condition prevails till then.
Earlier, Biman cancelled its Dhaka to Jashore flight for the same reason.