The US-Bangla Airlines on Friday (Jan 17) added another 72-seater brand new ATR 72-600 model aircraft to its fleet. With the latest addition, it has 12 planes in its fleet, the highest among Bangladeshi private airlines.
The aircraft came straight from the factory in France and landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday afternoon, reports said citing a press release from US-Bangla Airlines.
Monirul Haque Joarder, director operations, US-Bangla Airlines, and Musa Mullah, director administration, along with others, received the new plane.
The airline is planning to add one more brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft to its fleet by this month. It also plans to add four more brand new ATR 72-600 aircrafts to its fleet by June 2020.
The airline has been operating 10 flights to Chattogram, six to Cox’s Bazar, five to Jashore, four to Saidpur, two to Sylhet and Rajshahi, and one to Barishal from Dhaka daily.
It has also been operating flights to Kolkata, Chennai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Muscat, and Doha.
With the slogan of ‘Fly Fast, Fly Safe’, US-Bangla airlines started its journey and acquired recognition for timely flight operation, international standard cabin service, good quality catering service, comfortable seat, and proper passenger service.