Welcome to Dhaka! You can hear all the cars honking.
for this rickshaw but I’m going… Ten thousand meals a day! I’m now going in to a restricted area. Wow! It smells so nice! I want to have one now – I have a sweet tooth! How many tonnes of chicken curry do you make
every day? – But I want to give them more, you know. – Yeah, yeah. I’m inside a truck now. This is the Biman hangar. I’m the first one here each morning. This is the expansive view of the airport,
which is really great for plain spotting. It’s all about the people I have met here
– you guys are so kind and you guys gave me so much support and love. – Sam Chui! [All] Hip, hip, hooray! And I really felt that in my heart. Welcome to Dhaka! This place is so crazy! Look at this! You can hear all of the cars honking non-stop
– if you like chaos, then you’ve got to come to Dhaka. [Sam] They’re building a road here, yeah. How long does it take to build a road here? A long time I think. [Driver] A long time. [Sam] Yeah. On the way to the plane spotting, there is
a clothes factory here. You know, Bangladesh is world famous for garments. They’re painting this t-shirt here in the
factory, just next to the airport runway actually. So much dust coming from the road. You know, it’s an open space in the rickshaw.
first rickshaw experience. He’s going to drive me on a manual rickshaw. I’ve never been on a rickshaw – this will
be the first time. I think I’m pretty overweight for this rickshaw
but I’m going. It actually feels like you’ve gone back fifty
years but I love it. I was invited to visit the Biman flight catering
center where they produce ten thousand meals a day. Let’s check it out! Airline trolleys. Anyone need a trolley at home? Come down here and get one of these airline
trolleys! [Tour leader] This is the receiving area – most
of the deliveries are taken here. – Oh, coffee here. – Yes, coffee. – Nestle coffee. This is like an airline catering Costco or
an airline catering Sam’s club, if you know what I mean. Look at these litres and litres and gallons
and gallons of soft drinks and water. Does anyone love drinking coke like me? So much here – wow! It’s mango pickle. This is a special thing on Biman – I had this
on my flight from London; mango pickle. – Yeah. – Yeah. This is too heavy. – I can’t carry it. – Yes.
hundred pounds. So, we are now coming in to the cold storage
room. What’s the temperature like? – Five, five degrees. – Minus five? – Yeah… No – plus five. – Plus five degrees. Number BG-148, to Dubai, from Dubai. Do not use. Oh, feta cheese – German; German, white feta
cheese. This is some cheese! You can do weight lifting with it! Bega – Australian. Wow – that’s huge! Edam – this is a famous household name. Oh, Brie. This is my favourite cheese actually – Brie. We are now going in to a restricted area. Let’s check it out. They’re making bread here. It smells nice – there’s a real bakery smell
here! Wow – it smells so nice! It just came out – it’s still warm. You can feel the heat here. [Jamal] This is rice pudding… [Sam] Oh, this is sweet – rice pudding. [Jamal] Yes, rice pudding. [Sam] Oh wow – I want to have one now – I
have a sweet tooth! Wow, this Biman catering must be the country’s
biggest bakery. [Chef] Yes. [Sam] Yes, look at that. – Freshly baked croissants. – They’re croissants. – Smells great! Which kind of pastry do you like? Croissants, Danish or just plain bread? They have it all here. In the kitchen area, we are preparing fruit
for the fresh fruit cocktails – there is pineapple, papaya, grapes and then, on this one, we have
cucumber, fresh cucumber. These are prepared for the fresh salad. This is actually green chilli. …Then my whole mouth would set on fire! [Man] Crazy fire. – Crazy, crazy fire. Our salad is made with green chilli and a
green lemon slice and tomato, cucumber, paprika… It smells really nice here. Oh yes! This is the hot kitchen. [Man] Hot kitchen. – So, after the salad, the dessert, the bakery,
now is the real stuff – the hot kitchen for the tummy. [Sam] Oh very nice, very nice. [Chef] Chicken Curry. [Sam] This has just come out. – Yeah. – Oh, this is chicken curry. – Chicken curry. – How many tonnes of chicken curry do you
make every day? – Every day it’s different – but some days,
we churn out eleven thousand meals; four hundred kilos of chicken curry. – Four hundred kilos of chicken curry?
– – Four hundred kilos of chicken curry. Is the colour nice? – Oh, this colour… – Good, good colour.
– Good. – I’m taking a picture of you here. Smile! – Other choices are beef, mutton, vegetable, fish… This is the beef. [Sam] It smells so nice! [Chef] Lovely. – And this is vegetable curry. – Mixed vegetable bhaji. – Ah, mixed vegetable bhaji. And all of the things are recorded regarding
the temperature and cooking time. Then, we keep it at sixty degrees before it
is sent to the blast chiller. – Oh, it’s sent to the chiller.
– Yes. Chiller, chill down and refrigerate. The chiller cools down the food to five degrees
within one and a half hour and then these items are taken to the hold room. [Sam] And this is the way you cook the vegetables? Inside here. [Chef] Yeah. – Oh, big one.
– Yeah. – What’s in here?
– Mixed vegetable… – Mixed vegetable bhaji.
– There’s carrot and paprika and other… What is this machine here? – This is a boiling pan.
– Boiling pan? – Boiling the water.
– Boiling water. – Ah, boiling water. Oh wow, look at this. [Man] 150 litres capacity. This is in the cold chill room here where
the actual label says “Monday.” So, all of this has to be packed and consumed
by Monday. – This one fish, grilled fish. – Grilled fish.
– Grilled fish. So, everything is chilled. [Sam] Oh, this is where they pack the stuff.
[Chef] Right. [Sam] Oh, I see. [Sam] You have a scale here – what’s the weight
of this? [Chef] Ah, two hundred grams… [Sam] Almost three hundred grams. [Chef] No, this one, 298. [Sam] 298, yeah. [Chef] The curry is one hundred grams. [Sam] One hundred grams. [Chef] Yes, and two hundred grams of rice. And that’s sixty grams of mixed vegetables. -Well, I want to give them more, you know. – Yeah, yeah. -Always hungry. – No problem, no problem. – Okay, give them a little bit more – just
be generous. -Yes. [Sam] Okay, let’s see – this one here… 315. 310. Very consistent. It smells very nice. Can I do this?
[Sam] Wow. [Sam] Yeah, this is the loading truck. I’m inside a truck now. This is how it’s loaded – look at this. This is inside the catering truck, driving
to the plane. – All this on the plane here – the main dishes and a place for everything here.
– Yeah, Everything. [Sam] Menu design room. [Chef] Yes, menu design in this room. [Sam] Can you show me some of the menus? Oh, this is the menu. [Chef] This is the menu. [Sam] Interesting, very interesting. And you’ve got so many signatures. And this is the most important thing – hygiene. So, you should wash your hands coming in to
the kitchen and when leaving the kitchen. What’s interesting is that you have this knee
pad here – this is how you get the water out. [Kaiser] Hello, I am Kaiser Zaman, chief engineer
for production. This is the Biman hangar. It was built in 1990. This hangar is ten thousand square meters. This hangar can be used to maintain one 777-300
and one 737 at a time. This is an MRO-145A-MRO and we have the capability
to maintain any member of the Biman fleet here.
in Biman’s hangar actually. How many females work here – do you know? – Almost ten. – Ten, ten females. -I’m the first one here in the morning. – Amazing! – I’m on the planning year – I’m a trainee
engineer in stage B1. After completing my years on the 147, I joined here as a trainee and almost one and a half years have passed since I began working as a trainee over here and I
just love doing whatever I do. Every day it’s a new thing, a new thing to
learn. I just love it. It’s a dream come true. So, here I am in Dhaka in Bangladesh. I’m actually standing on the roof top that
I stood on in 2013 and this has got an expansive view of the airport which is really great
for plane spotting. – This is Mr Jalmon.
– Yes. Five years ago, I came to his house – I’m
standing on his roof top – to do plane spotting here. He’s a very nice guy – he let the plane spotters
come here and do the spotting and he supported aviation here. Well, my trip to Bangladesh was more than
amazing. It’s not just about aviation – it’s also about
the people I have met here. You guys are so kind and you guys gave me
so much support and love and I really felt it in my heart and I want to wish you guys
all the best. Continue to be interested in aviation, strive
for what you’re aiming for and continue to motivate yourself to get to the goal that
you want. [Sam] Yeah, thanks for coming today. Thank you – I like your country. I just want to thank you so much for coming
today. I understand that a lot of you have travelled
a long way to be here. I was so moved that people were travelling
over 400 kilometers to be here. It’s fantastic to see that Bangladesh has
so many people who are in to aviation. The passion is evident in a lot of things
because you’re… this is something that you like.
[Sam] Yeah. [Sam] It’s a pleasure, thank you so much. When he came in to the office today, I instantly
recognised him. He hasn’t changed much, you know. And I hope that he still recognises me. He flew me on my first Biman DC 10 flight
in 2006. And I remember the date – it was nearly Christmas
– December 24th. All the way to Jeddah – he was the flight
engineer on my flight. It was BJ 57, I think, if I remember the flight
number correctly. Thank you so much, it’s my pleasure to be
with you here. I really enjoyed my time here – you guys are
so kind. Thank you so much for this reception. [Man] Thank you Sam. [Another man] Sam Chui! [All] Hip, hip, hooray!
special. [Sam] It’s just like an iPhone. You can slide around. It’s much improved on the Boeing… Welcome on board. Take off adjust.
– This is a special print. – We’re Facebook friends and have been for
a long time. Your father, Innas Khan is here with me. They actually have an amenity kit on this
flight. [Pilot] Take-off speed; V1, VR, V2. 156, 157,
162. The premium cabin of the future will look
like this. You have a mattress that you can sleep on
like this. We are going to celebrate and now I am going
to get Sam. So, everybody, get prepared; okay. This is for you. [Sam] Wow! This is for you! This is for you! This is for you! [Sam] Oh my God. [Computer] 30, 20, 10, 5…