US-Bangla Airlines increasing flights on international, domestic routes
-A Monitor Report
01 Nov, 2017  |
Dhaka : US-Bangla Airlines has announced the increase of flights on three international and two domestic routes to provide better connectivity, during its ensuing winter schedule, starting from October 29.
US-Bangla Airlines took the decision to operate additional flight in response to strong customer demand.
From October 29, 2017. US-Bangla Airlines will operates seven weekly flights between Dhaka and Singapore in place of current four.
Between Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur, the airline will operate 10 ten flights a week, in place of present seven.
On Chittagong-Kolkata route, US-Bangla will operate six flights a week instead of current two flights a week.
In domestic sector, US-Bangla has plan to operate six flights a week (except Sunday) instead of current four between Dhaka and Rajshahi.
In addition, the airline will operate daily four flights between Dhaka and Jessore instead of present three.
On international route US-Bangla Airlines is presently operating four weekly flights to Doha and daily flights to Muscat from Dhaka and Chittagong. In addition, the airline is operating seven weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur; four flights to Singapore; three flights to Bangkok; three flights to Kathmandu and daily flights to Kolkata from Dhaka.
On domestic sector, the airlines is also currently operating six flights a day between Dhaka and Chittagong; three flights a day between Dhaka and Cox's Bazar; three flight a day between Dhaka and Syeedpur; one flight between Dhaka and Sylhet and three weekly flights between Dhaka and Barisal.
It may be noted that US-Bangla Airlines is the only private airlines to provide services in almost all the operational airports of Bangladesh.
The airlines is planning to operate flights to Guangzhou, Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Chennai, Delhi shortly.
Starting operation from July 17, 2014. US-Bangla has successfully operated 31,000 flights on domestic and international routes.
Currently US-Bangla Airlines has seven aircraft in its fleet out of which, four are Boeing B737-800 and three are Dash8-Q400. In November, 2017 two DASH8-Q400 and two more Boeing B737-800 aircraft are expected to join the fleet in first quarter of 2018.