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DHAKA, April 4, 2017 (BSS) - Biman Flight Catering Centre (BFCC) has been given "Excellent on Time Performance-2016" Award by the Malaysian Airlines Authority for its quality in-flight meals and cabin dressing.

The award would be announced and handed over formally on April 6 at Hamburg of Germany, said a Biman press release today.

Malaysian Airlines In-Flight Operations Department Head Rahima Farzan Ali has confirmed the BFCC about the award. 

BFCC has already attained acceptability to foreign airlines that operate flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for its quality in-flight meals and cabin dressing. 

Apart from Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the BFCC supplies in-flight meals to Malaysian Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Dragon Air and Turkish Airlines. Besides, it provides cabin dressing to another 11 foreign carriers regularly. 

Keeping in mind about specialized food for passengers, BFCC recently introduced "diabetic meals" and "kids meals". 

In fiscal 2015-16, the BFCC supplied 28 lakh meals to both local and 
foreign carriers to generate Taka 119 crore as revenue, of which Taka 28 was net profit.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Managing Director and CEO A M Mosaddique said the award is the testimony that services and business of Biman in Southeast Asia is being expanded gradually due to maintaining quality. 

Biman has been awarded by different prizes globally apart from its world class services, said Biman General Manager (PR) Shakil Meraj.