Biman Bangladesh Airlines has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to all airlines, operators, aircraft owners and lessors for the supply of two aircraft to be wet-leased over the Hajj period covering July 11 to September 24, 2018.
Under wet-lease the aircraft is lent with pilots and crews.
According to tender documents, eligible aircraft must be configured with between 300-330 seats in a two-class layout and must not be more than 20 years old as in July 2018.
In return, Biman is offering a guaranteed minimum of 700 Block Hours (BH) per aircraft for the duration of the contract.
The interested companies must submit the tender by April 18, 2018.
Biman has already wet-leased a B777-300 from Malaysian ACMI/charter operator fly Global Charter (FS, Kuala Lumpur Int\’l) on an eight-month contract to run select services from Bangladesh to each of Kuwait, Doha Hamad Int\’l, Kuala Lumpur Int\’l, and Muscat.