Biman Bangladesh Airlines Managing Director and CEO AM Mosaddique Ahmed has been relieved of his duties.
Director (Flight Operations) Captain Farhad Hossain has been appointed as the acting MD and CEO of Biman, he also said.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Mohibul Haque confirmed the matter to the press on Wednesday.
The decision was taken at a meeting of Biman Managing Committee on Tuesday night following allegations of irregularities and corruption in Biman, he said.
A new managing director will be appointed within June 15, he added.