US-Bangla gets Boeings to connect more int'l destinations

US-Bangla gets Boeings to connect more int’l destinations


Dhaka – The first Boeing 737-800 aircraft joined the fleet of US-Bangla Airlines today creating a new milestone as an aviation company of Bangladesh.Cockpit crew and officials of US-Bangla Airlines this evening received the new aircraft at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
US-Bangla would connect more international destinations in the upcoming days with the 158-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft, said a press release.
It started inaugural flight on 17 July, 2014 by operating in Dhaka-Jessore route.
After joining the new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, number of flights would be four. Boeing 737-800 aircraft has 158 revenue seats each including 8 business class and Dash8 Q400 aircraft 76 seats each.
The airlines have so far successfully operated over 16,000 flights on the domestic and Dhaka-Kathmandu routes.
US-Bangla started its operation with the motto “fly fast-fly safe”. To expand its operation further into the international arena, the management will procure two more new Boeing 737-500 aircraft out of which one will be arriving Bangladesh in the third week of October and the other in December 2016.
The management of US-Bangla Airlines has decided to operate regular flights to and from Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Muscat, Doha and Guangzhou. US-Bangla will be the first airline in Bangladesh to connect Paro (Bhutan) with Dhaka soon, company sources said.


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