Biman Flight Catering Centre (BFCC) is an internationally recognized airlines catering unit of Biman. It was built at a cost of BDT 140 million with a floor area of 67,000 square feet. BFCC came into operations on October 29, 1989. BFCC was designed by ACCA, Australia and implemented by Scandinavian Air Services (SAS). There are 597 employees working in BFCC and the unit remains open 24/7. Our built-in capacity was 8500 meals per day but recently it has been enhanced to 10,000 meals per day. During Hajj, it produces about 13,000 meals per day.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
We provide an array of in-flight services including food & beverages, cabin dressing, laundry services, in-flight equipment washing, bonded items, entertainment, reading materials, toiletries etc. We have an outlet- sky catering, Sales Center, HSIA to sell snakes items and bakery products. BFCC is also playing a vital role to operate the Hajj flight smoothly by extending catering support to the pre and post Hajj Flights.
We provide full catering services to Biman, Malaysia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Dragon Air and Cathy Pacific on regular basis along with UN charters and cargo flights. Furthermore, we are providing cabin dressing to fourteen international airlines on regular basis. Causal meal supply and other services to foreign airlines operating from Dhaka is common phenomenon. BFCC also provides catering support to the prestigious VVIP Flights.
In the fiscal year of 2016-17, we achieved total income of TK. 116.25 crore. A net profit of TK. 15.00 crore.
PROFESSIONAL CULINARY COURSES:
We are providing international standard cookery courses with the affiliation of world renowned city & guilds, UK since 2015. The course is offered to external as well as internal students. BFCC completed 07 batches and each batch contents 25 students. The class of the 8th batch is going to start in Januyary’2018. This professional course turns unskilled hands into skilled professional and serves as a gateway of local and international career for the Bangladeshi people
We provide fresh and good quality food that returns from the airlines to orphans. We have enlisted 14 orphanages that are located near to the BFCC to offer food per week and two orphanages come daily in the morning and evening to take delivery of food from BFCC.
BFCC is certified on ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000: 2005, BSTI (Bakery Products) and complaint on ICQA, Halal production and OH&S.
i) The existing catering unit with the capacity of 25,000 meals per day.
ii) Establish a hospitality institute to conduct courses on Cookery, F&B
iii) Establish a catering unit in Chittagong with 5000 meals per day.
For more details:
Biman Flight Catering Centre
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
Kurmitola, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh.
সিনিয়র সচিব (অবসরপ্রাপ্ত)
ড. আবু সালেহ্ মোস্তফা কামাল