US-Bangla Airlines, one of the leading private airlines in Bangladesh added one more DASH 8-Q400 aircraft to its fleet.
With the adding of this new aircraft, the number of its passenger planes is eight, including four Boeing 737-800 and four Dash 8-Q400 aircrafts. Mr Imran Asif, ceo of US-Bangla Airlines received the aircraft on February 13, 2018, Tuesday at 10am at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.
Captain Abid Sultan, Captain Lutfor Rahman and First Officer Maruf Ahmed flew with this ferry flight from Montreal, Canada.
The 76-seater Turboprop DASH 8-Q400 aircraft landed in presence of Executive Director Mr M G Tawhid, Director Operation Captain Mr Mashiul Azam, Director Customer Service Mr A K M Junaid, GM Operation Mr Zulfiqar Ali, GM Customer Service Mr Emran Ahmed, GM Marketing Support and Public Relations Mr Kamrul Islam, GM Procurement Tawfiqul Haque, DGM Customer Service Mr Abul Kalam Azad and among other High officials of US-Bangla Airlines Ltd.
Currently, US-Bangla Airlines operates domestic flights from Dhaka to Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Jessore, Sylhet, Saidpur, Rajshahi, Barisal and international flights from Dhaka to Kolkata, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Doha and Muscat. It also operates from Chittagong to Kolkata, Doha and Muscat.
US-Bangla has planned to increase number of flights in domestic and regional routes with the new aircraft.
The airlines started its operations in July 17, 2014 and has already become a preferred passenger airlines in Bangladesh.