US-Bangla Airlines, one of the private airlines of Bangladesh, is going to celebrate its ninth founding anniversary on Monday.
On 17 July 2014, the US-Bangla started its journey in Bangladesh Aviation by operating a flight on Dhaka-Jashore route with DASH8-Q400 aircraft.
According to the plan, it has strengthened the air communication system in the shortest possible time by operating flights to all airports within Bangladesh within the first one year, said a media release.
It operates flights from Dhaka to Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, Jashore, Saidpur, Barishal, Rajshahi. On 15 May 2016, the flight on the Dhaka-Kathmandu route took off.
US-Bangla’s international routes include Kolkata, Chennai, Male, Muscat, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok and Guangzhou.
The US-Bangla ranked 5th among South Asian airlines in Skytrax World Airline Awards,
There are 19 aircraft, including eight Boeing 737-800, eight ATR 72-600 and three-Dash 8-Q400 in its fleet now.
There are websites and mobile apps for collecting US-Bangla tickets. It has more than 40 sales offices of its own in the country and abroad. There is ‘Skystar’ program for frequent flyers.
US-Bangla Airlines is going to set up its own MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) soon. US-Bangla has taken initiatives to establish flying school, engineering schools to create skilled human.
Mohammed Abdullah Al Mamun, Managing Director of US-Bangla Airlines, said on the occasion of stepping into 10th year, “In a competitive world, we are ready to take on any kind of competitive challenge. In today’s world there is no substitute for brand new aircraft to provide proper service to passengers. US-Bangla is constantly adding new aircraft to the fleet to ensure comfortable service for passengers.”
He said the US-Bangla family is very happy and proud to be associated with the country’s economic progress.
“With the nine years of success of US-Bangla Airlines, all the government and non-government organizations, various travel agents, tour operators, civil aviation authority, various corporate offices, various print, electronic, online media journalists for US-Bangla Airlines has been successful crossing nine years,”
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