Regent Airways

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Regent Airways
রিজেন্ট এয়ারওয়েজ
Founded 2010[1]
Commenced operations 10 November 2010[2]
Hubs Shahjalal International Airport
Secondary hubs Shah Amanat International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 9
Company slogan Every Little Thing Counts
Parent company HG Aviation Ltd[3]
Headquarters Siaam Tower, 15, Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway, Sector 3, Uttara, Dhaka 1230
Key people

Regent Airways (Bengali: রিজেন্ট এয়ারওয়েজ) is a Bangladeshi airline owned by HG Aviation Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Habib Group.[3] Regent Airways is based at Shahjalal International Airport.[1][4] It was founded in 2010, and its operations began in 10 November of the same year.[2]

It expanded its fleet with two Boeing 737-700 aircraft on a six-year lease from ILFC,[5] and launched international flights in July 2013.[6]

It is headquartered at Siaam Tower in Uttara, Dhaka.


Regent Airways currently operates 4 international destinations, along with domestic flights.[4] It launched international flights in 2013 — Kuala Lumpur in July,[6] Bangkok in October,[7] Chittagong-Kolkata flights in October,[8] Dhaka-Kolkata flights in November,[9] and Singapore in December.[9] The carrier is launching Chittagong-Bangkok flights from late April 2014.[10] It plans to commence flights to Kathmandu, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Doha and Muscat in the near future.[4] Regent Airways serves the following destinations (as of December 2013):[11][4]

[Secondary Hub]
Secondary Hub
Future destination
Terminated destination
City Country Airport
Bangkok  Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport
Chittagong  Bangladesh Shah Amanat International Airport [Secondary Hub]
Cox's Bazar  Bangladesh Cox's Bazar Airport
Dhaka  Bangladesh Shahjalal International Airport [Hub]
Jessore  Bangladesh Jessore Airport
Kolkata  India Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Singapore  Singapore Singapore Changi Airport
Sylhet  Bangladesh Osmani International Airport


Seating configuration[edit]

The Bombardier Dash-8-Q300s accommodates 50 passengers in an all economy layout. The seating configuration is in a 2-2 layout, with all seats having a pitch of 32".[12]

The Boeing 737-700s seats 126 passengers, with 12 business class and 114 economy class seats. Business class is set out in a 2-2 seating configuration with 45" reclining seats. Economy class is set out in 3-3 configuration with 33" seat pitch.[12]

In-flight amenities[edit]

Onboard short domestic flights snacks such as sandwiches, roasted peanuts, mango bars, and beverages are provided.[13] The two Bombardier Dash-8-Q300s do not have in-flight entertainment.[13]

In international flights, traditional cuisine is provided.[13] In-flight meals are supplied by Biman Flight Catering Centre. Onboard the Boeing 737-700s, in-flight entertainment is provided through the Passenger Service Units (PSU) in economy class, while personal iPads are provided in business class.[13]


Regent Airways Boeing 737-700 landing at Shahjalal International Airport. They were leased on a six-year period to launch international flights.

The Regent Airways fleet includes the following aircraft (as of March 2014):[12][3]

Regent Airways Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passenger Notes
B E Total
Boeing 737-700 2 12 114 126 Both aircraft equipped with winglets.[1]
On a six-year lease from ILFC.[5]
Bombardier Dash-8-Q300 2 50 50
DHC 6-400 Twin Otter 1 19 19 Operates charter services on behalf of Chevron Bangladesh.[14]
Total 5 0

As of May 2014, the average age of the Regent Airways fleet is 11.7 years.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Regent Airways Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Regent Airways hits skies". The Daily Star. 7 November 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "About Us". Regent Airways. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Regent Airways Route Map". Regent Airways. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Regent Airways 2nd Boeing 737-700 arrives". The Financial Express. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Bangladesh's Regent Airways starts flights from KLIA". The Sun. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Regent launches Dhaka-Bangkok flight". Regent Airways. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Regent Airways to fly in Chittagong-Kolkata route". The Independent. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Regent to fly Kolkata, Singapore". Regent Airways. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Regent launches Chitagong-Bangkok direct flights from April 27". Financial Express. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "Regent Flight Schedule". Regent Airways. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  12. ^ a b c "In-flight Seating". Regent Airways. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  13. ^ a b c d "In-flight Service". Regent Airways. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Regent Airways adds DHC-6-400 for Chevron Bangladesh charters". ch-aviation. 29 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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