Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled two hajj flights among the five scheduled for Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia Thursday (August 10).
The flights—BG-1055, BG-3055–were scheduled to leave here at 07:25am and 04:00pm respectively.
In a press release sent to , Biman spokesperson Shakil Meraj confirmed suspension of the flights.
However, till Thursday, Biman carried 24,383 pilgrims whereas Saudia Airlines 28,100 out of total 52,483.
The press release further mentioned that Biman so far have cancelled total 21 dedicated hajj flights this year.
However, hajj pilgrims have expressed utter dissatisfaction over large-scale flight cancellations this time.