Bismillah Airlines

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Bismillah Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsShahjalal International Airport
Shah Amanat International Airport
Osmani International Airport
Secondary hubsCox's Bazar
Fleet size18
Parent companyMollah Group of Industries
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Key peopleMr. M. A. Mannan

Bismillah Airlines (BAL) is an airline based in Bangladesh.


Bismillah Airlines was launched in 1998. In 2016, it expanded its cargo operations to the Hong Kong Airport.[1]

In 1999, BAL launched a commercial route between Bangkok and Dacca with a Boeing 707.[2]

In 2010, Bismillah Airlines exported 120,000 tons worth of cargo goods, and imported 75,000 tons.[3]


Bismillah Airlines is the property of the Mollah Group of Industries.[1] Bismillah Airlines is the first international cargo carrier in Bangladesh. In 2009, the Mollah Group opened the Bismillah Flying School, the first private flying school in the country.[4]


The Bismillah Airlines fleet included (as of 04 November 2018): Current fleet

Historical Fleet[edit]

As of September 2015, Bismillah Airlines didn't seem to have any active aircraft, but two AN-148's are planned.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b "HACTL selected by Bismillah Airlines". 6 December 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Bismillah Airlines launchs commercial operation between Bangkok-Dacca". 28 June 1999. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Performance". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Background". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Profile for: Bismillah Airlines". Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Short shots". 18 December 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2018.

External links[edit]

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