Novoair, one of the country's private airliners, has awarded the top ten travel agencies of Bangladesh for their significant contribution to passenger transportation.
The award was presented at a function organized on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Novoair at a city hotel on Tuesday.
The award-winning agencies are ShareTrip Limited, BeFresh Limited, Gozayaan Limited, H.I.S Travel Limited, Triplover Limited, Saimon Overseas Limited, Flight Expert, International Travel Corporation, Travel Channel and Tryotel Travels Limited, a press release said here.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi graced the ceremony as the chief guest and Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mofidur Rahman was the Special guest, while Novoair Chairman Fayzur Rahman, its Managing Director (MD) Mofizur Rahman, Director and Chief Financial Officer Arshad Jamal were also present at the event, among others.
In his speech, Tipu Munshi said Novoair is making a notable contribution to expanding the country's business by ensuring safe and reliable travel. "Especially in the districts of North Bangladesh... more flights are essential in expanding trade and employment and developing the tourism industry," he added.
CAAB chairman said, "Novoair operates flights with 100% compliance and Novoair authorities always strive to ensure the safe travel of passengers."
Assuring that Novoair never compromised the quality of passenger service its Chairman said, Novoair's journey begins with the promise of providing a world-class service.
"We are constantly trying to increase the quality of service by adding new services," he added.
Emphasizing giving equal importance to safety and service, Novoair MD said "Ensuring on-time flight operations and safe travel is the highest prerogative of our business philosophy."
Earlier, on January 9, 2023, the airliner completed its ten years of operation as the private carrier Novoair started its journey on January 9, 2013, with a flight on the Dhaka-Chattogram route.
The airliner operates flights from Dhaka on domestic routes to Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Jashore, Saidpur, Rajshahi, and international routes to Kolkata. Besides, direct flights from Jashore to Cox's Bazar route and Rajshahi to Cox's Bazar route.
Novoair operated more than 1 lakh flights in 10 years and transported more than 5.5 million passengers, the release added.