US-Bangla airlines adds 6th ATR aircraft

US-Bangla airlines, one of the country’s private carriers, today added its 6th 72-seat turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft to its fleet as part of its plan to increase flight frequency on both domestic and regional routes. The new aircraft raised the current aircraft number of US-Bangla to 13 with its existing four Boeing 737-800, three DASH8-Q400 and five ATR 72-600, becoming the largest fleet among the countries private airlines.

The new aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at 4 pm flying from France after refueling in Egypt and Oman. The US-Bangla airlines has a plan to procure four more same model narrow- body single-aisle ATR aircraft by June next.