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US-Bangla Airlines to start Dhaka-Sharjah flight from Jan 30


Published : 26 Jan 2022 09:43 PM

US-Bangla Airlines is set to launch Dhaka-Sharjah-Dhaka flight from January 30.

The flights will be initially operated six days a week as the eleventh international route as part of the pre-plan, reads a press release.

“US-Bangla Airlines is going to fulfill the long-standing expectations of the expatriate Bangladeshis staying in Sharjah. The decision to conduct a US-Bangla flight in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates as a friendly state will further strengthen the ties between the two countries,” the company said in a release.

Moreover, US-Bangla 164-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft will start flying from Dhaka to Sharjah on Sunday, January 30. The US-Bangla fleet currently has a total of 16 aircraft, including 6 Boeing 737-800 and 7 brand new ATR 72-600.

The flight will leave Dhaka at 9 pm every day of the week except Saturday and reach Sharjah directly at 12:30 am local time.

On the other hand, it will leave Sharjah for Dhaka on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1.30 am local time and land in Dhaka at 8 am. It will also leave Sharjah for Chattogram at 1.30 am on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday and land in Chattogram at 8 am.

US-Bangla currently operates flights to Dubai, Muscat, and Doha, one of the Middle East destinations, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore inhabited by expatriate Bangladeshis, Chennai, Kolkata, and Guangzhou, one of the destinations in China.

As part of its future plans, US-Bangla Airlines plans to launch flights to Colombo, Delhi, Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina, and Dammam soon.

Apart from international routes, US-Bangla operates flights to all domestic routes of Bangladesh, especially from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar, Chattogram, Sylhet, Saidpur, Jashore, Rajshahi, and Barishal.

Besides, US-Bangla is going to start operating flights from Jashore to Cox's Bazar and from Saidpur to Chattogram.