Biman Bangladesh Airlines has started selling tickets for flights on the Dhaka-Toronto-Dhaka route as the national flag carrier is going to operate flights on the route from 27 July.
Passengers will be able to buy tickets for this route from the airline's website -- www.biman-airlines.com, reads a press release issued on Sunday.
Tickets can also be collected from any of the airline's sales centres, call centres and authorised travel agencies but the purchase of tickets from a travel agency in Canada is still in the activation stage.
Airfare has been fixed at Tk90,510 for one-way travel, and Tk160,770 for a roundtrip (Dhaka-Toronto-Dhaka) in Biman's economy class.
Meanwhile, ticket prices for premium economy class seats start at Tk127,300 for a one-way trip and Tk234,355 for a roundtrip.
A passenger will have to spend at least Tk1,64,100 for a trip to Toronto in Biman's business class while a roundtrip ticket will cost Tk304,302.
All ticket prices have been set after a flat 15% discount and vat is also included.
However, prices may vary slightly according to the dollar exchange rate, added the release.
The national flag carrier will operate two flights a week. The flight from Dhaka will depart every Wednesday and Sunday for Toronto and the return flight from Toronto will also depart for Dhaka on the same days.
Biman's brand new Boeing 8-9 Dreamliner aircraft will be used on the Dhaka-Toronto route.
The national flag carriers have already completed all formalities to operate flights on the Dhaka-Toronto-Dhaka route from July 27.
Flight BG305 of Biman will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:30 am (local time) every Wednesday from July 27 for Toronto and land in Toronto at 1:55 pm (local time).
On Sunday, Biman will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3 am (local time) for Toronto and land in Toronto at 1:25 pm (local time).
Flight BG306, returning from Toronto, will leave for Dhaka at 7:30pm (local time) on Wednesday and land in Dhaka at 9:30pm on Thursday (local time.
On Sunday, Biman will leave for Dhaka at 9pm (local time) and land in Dhaka at 11pm on Monday (local time).