Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the national flag carrier of Bangladesh. The airline came into operation following the war of independence and commenced its journey with a stark scarcity of resources. Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the leading aviation company in the country and known for its efficiency, hospitality and safety record. Interestingly, the first aircraft of the airline was DC-3, which was gifted by the Bangladesh Air Force on the 4th January, 1972. Biman Bangladesh flights operate to different parts of the world. The airline caters to all the needs of passengers and ensures that they are properly taken care of. Apart from schedule services of the airline, Biman Bangladesh is also known for low air fare and easy availability of air tickets by online booking system. The in-flight food menu, comprising a fine blend of the local and western cuisines, is one of the highlights of the services. Known for its impeccable safety record and the extremely enterprising working staff, Biman Bangladesh also has a fully computerised communication system, which is an added advantage for travellers. In addition to all this, the ground-handling unit gives assistance to several aircrafts. The airline owes its increasing popularity to the dedicated efforts of the staff and cheap air tickets.