US-Bangla Airlines, one of the most successful private airline operator in Bangladesh has been operating scheduled flights to and from different cities of the country for the last couple of years. Now the airline is preparing its wings to fly beyond the border.
US-Bangla Airlines announced its promotional package price of their first international route today for its Dhaka to Kathmandu route. The airline will fly to Kathmandu from 15th May of this year.
For one way travel from Dhaka to Kathmandu, the promotional ticket fare will start from 9,999 BDT and for return travel, the airline fixed the starting fare to be from 13,999 BDT. The airline will also announce special air ticket prices from Kathmandu end for Kathmandu to Dhaka flights. The ticket fares are inclusive of all taxes and surcharges.
Initially, the airline plans to fly three times every week to Kathmandu from Dhaka. The flights will be on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Primarily, Flight times and schedules will be as follows:
US-Bangla Airlines will operate the flights using its brand new Dash-8 Q400 next generation aircraft very recently collected from Canada.
Sources said that two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft will be added by June this year to the US-Bangla airlines fleet which has 3 Dash 8 aircraft at present. Besides this, the airlines has also plan to add two more Boeing 737-800 aircraft and one Dash 8 aircraft to its fleet by November this year. With these aircraft, the airlines plans to operate international flights to Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Dammam, Mascot, Doha, Singapore in turns.
At present, US-Bangla Airlines is operating regular domestic flights to and from Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Saidpur, Barisal and Jessore.