US-Bangla Airlines has announced to expand its domestic network by launching flights on Jashore-Chattogram, Saidpur-Chattogram routes from September 30 and Jashore-Cox's Bazar from October 1.
According to a press release issued on September 22, the largest private carrier of the country will operate its inaugural flight from Jashore and Saidpur to Chattogram on September 30 and from Jashore to Cox's Bazar on October 1.
Initially, there will be three flights a week on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays on Jashore-Chattogram route. The flights will take off at 9:15 am from Jashore and will return from the port city on the same day with its departure at 5:10 pm.
The airline will also operate three flights to the same destination from Saidpur airport. The flights will take off at 10:45 am from Saidpur and will return from the port city on the same day with its departure at 12:35 pm.
Meanwhile, three flights per week on Saturdays, Mondays and Fridays will be operated on Jashore-Cox's Bazar route, starting from Jashore at 1:45 pm and departing from Cox's Bazar at 3:25 pm.
The minimum one-way fare on Jashore-Chattogram route including all kinds of taxes and surcharges is BDT 6,000 while the return fare is BDT 12,000.
From Jashore to Cox's Bazar, the minimum one-way fare is BDT 6,500 while the return fare is BDT 13,000.
The minimum one-way fare from Saidpur to Chattogram is BDT 6,200 while the return fare is BDT 12,400.
US-Bangla’s fleet consists of 14 aircraft, including four Boeing 737-800s, seven brand new ATR 72-600s and three Dash 8-Q400s.
The airline also plans to operate flights between Saidpur-Cox's Bazar, Sylhet-Chattogram and Sylhet-Cox's Bazar in the near future, said the press release.