Waiting days for Barisal-Dhaka or Dhaka-Barisal bound air travelers are gone from today. United Airways (BD) Limited, the country’s renowned private airline, reopened Dhaka Barisal flight from today to carry passengers from Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport, Dhaka. It took long four years time to restart airline service in this route. Previously, United Airlines operated its last Dhaka Barisal flight in May, 2009 and stopped their flight on the grounds of incurring loss in that route.
Colonel (Retd.) Faruk Khan, the Minister for Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, inaugurated the relaunching program of the United Airways flight from Dhaka to Barisal and vice versa. According to the sources, United Airlines will operate its Dhaka-Barisal flight twice a week-on Sunday and Thursday with a 66 seater aircraft with the following flight schedule.
Schedule of flights
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The one way special fare for Dhaka-Barisal is starting from Tk. 3000 and return fare is Tk. 6000 (inclusive of all taxes), sources said.
United Airways, the first ever public limited company in aviation sector of Bangladesh, is now operating more international routes from Dhaka to Jeddah, Dubai, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Kathmandu and Kolkata and also from Chittagong to Muscat and Kolkata. The airline is operating flights to all major domestic sectors from Dhaka. In last 6 years, United Airways operated 36000 flights (domestic and international).
United Airways (BD) Ltd. has total 9 aircrafts in its fleet which are 37 seater two Dash-8-100, 66 seater two ATR-72, 170 seater three MD-83 and 250 seater two Airbus-310 aircraft.
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