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US arranges special flight for its citizens departing Dhaka airport

Mar 29, 2020

Washington DC (USA) Mar 29: The US Department of State and US Embassy Bangladesh have arranged a special chartered flight for its citizens and their families departing Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday.
The announcement was made through a message on the official website of US Embassy in Bangladesh on Saturday.
The US Embassy will remain open for business, the message added.
According to the message, the flight will include a Dhaka to Doha, Qatar leg and an onward connecting flight to Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC. Passengers will stay on the airplane in Doha.
All passengers must agree to reimburse the US Government for the flight by signing a promissory note for approximately the amount of a full-fare economy flight, or comparable alternate transportation, to the designated destination which would have been charged immediately prior to this crisis.
This form must be signed and presented before boarding. No cash or credit card payments will be accepted at the airport. Passengers will be responsible for any arrangements or costs beyond Washington, DC.
The exact departure time and route of this chartered flight are subject to change, the message added.
Source: Dhaka Tribune

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