US-Bangla now operates 32 daily flights on domestic routes

- A Monitor Desk Report 17 Jun, 2020 | 534 Views|-+
Dhaka: The largest private carrier US-Bangla Airlines has been operating 32 daily flights on domestic routes after the country resumed scheduled passenger flight services from June 1 following nearly three month long suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Currently, US-Bangla is operating five daily flights from Dhaka to Chattogram and Jashore, four to Saidpur and two to Sylhet with its brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft.

The minimum fare for one-way including all taxes and surcharges on each route is BDT 2,500.

In the current context, the airline is strictly complying with all the health and safety guidelines while operating flight services.

The carrier is operating flights from Dhaka to Chattogram at 7:00 am, 11:30 am, 3:15 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm. The return flights depart Chattogram for Dhaka at 8:25 am, 12:55 pm, 4:40 pm, 8:25 pm and 9:55 pm.

On the Dhaka-Jashore-Dhaka route, flights depart for Jashore from Dhaka at 9:15 am, 1:45 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm and 6:15 pm while the return flights depart at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm, 3:45 pm, 5:15 pm and 7:30 pm.

The flights to Saidpur depart Dhaka at 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 5:30 pmw while the return flights depart Saidpur at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm.

On the Dhaka-Sylhet-Dhaka route, flights depart the capital at 9:15 am and 4:00 pm while the return flights depart Sylhet at 10:35 am and 5:20 pm.

At present, US-Bangla has a total of 13 aircraft in its fleet, largest among the private airlines. Of these, four are Boeing 737-800s, six are brand new ATR 72-600s and three are DASH 8-Q400 aircraft.

US-Bangla Airlines expects to operate flights from Dhaka to Rajshahi, Barishal and Cox's Bazar as soon as the government allows it.

In its international network, the carrier is also operating one weekly flight from Dhaka to Guangzhou, China while cargo and special flights of the airline continue to fly.

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