Aviation News: As part of modernizing the Biman Ground Support Equipment (GSE), two more Apron Bus joined the Ramp Coach Fleet recently thus totaling the number to 7. Air Marshal Jamal Uddin Ahmed (retd.), Chairman, Biman Board of Directors, in a simple ceremony on 28 August at the HSIA Ramp, released the buses for service.
The chairman was flocked by a host of officials which included the Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, during the ceremony.
The luxurious buses were manufactured in Germany by world-renowned Co-bus Industries and each has a capacity of carrying 70 passengers including 8 seated with sufficient room for passenger luggage. The apron buses will help Biman boarding and alighting 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 today, 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.’ Air Marshal Jamal Uddin assured the audience.