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US-Bangla adds two 737-800 Boeing to its fleet


Published : 27 Nov 2021 08:28 PM

US-Bangla Airlines has added two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet in a span of 30 minutes. With the addition of two Boeing 737s, the number of US-Bangla Airlines aircraft currently stands at 16. This is the highest fleet among the private airlines of Bangladesh. 

These Boeing 737-800 aircrafts landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Friday. Capt. Lutfor Rahman, Director, Business Development, US-Bangla Airlines, officially received the two newly added aircraft.

The two newly added aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport directly from Jordan. The newly added Boeing 737-800 aircraft has 189 economy class seats. US-Bangla is also going to start flights from Dhaka to Colombo, Sharjah, and Delhi route with this aircraft.

US-Bangla Airlines plans to add Airbus 330-200/300 aircraft to operate flights from Dhaka to Jeddah, Riyadh and Medina in June next year. 

At present international routes including all domestic routes are operating regular flights to Kolkata, Chennai, Male, Muscat, Doha, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Guangzhou.

Senior official of Civil Aviation Authority and US-Bangla Airlines were present at the Boeing 737-800 aircraft receiving program at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.