US-Bangla Airlines

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US-Bangla Airlines
Logo of US-Bangla Airlines.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
BS UBG BANGLA STAR
Founded 2013
Commenced operations 17 July 2014
Hubs Shahjalal International Airport
Fleet size 6 (March 2017)
Destinations 13
Company slogan Fly Fast - Fly Safe
Parent company US-Bangla Group[1]
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh[2]
Key people Abdullah Al Mamun (MD), Imran Asif (CEO)
Website us-banglaairlines.com

US-Bangla Airlines is a privately owned Bangladeshi airline headquartered in Dhaka and based at Shahjalal International Airport.[1][3]

History[edit]

US-Bangla Airlines commenced operations with domestic flights on 17 July 2014.[3] It is a subsidiary of US-Bangla Group, a United States-Bangladesh joint venture company.[1] Initially, the airline launched two domestic destinations, Chittagong and Jessore from its hub in Dhaka.[3] Flights to Cox's Bazar from Dhaka were launched in August. In October, the airline launched flights to Saidpur.[4]

In July 2016, the airline announced plans to phase in its first two Boeing 737-800 aircraft in September of the same year, and to subsequently launch new international routes, for example to Singapore and Dubai by the end of 2016.[5]

Destinations[edit]

As of February 2017, US-Bangla Airlines serves the following domestic and international destinations:[6]

Bangladesh
India
Malaysia
Nepal
Oman
Singapore
Thailand

Qatar[edit]

Fleet[edit]

A US-Bangla Airlines Bombardier Q400 taxiing at the Dhaka airport

As of February 2017, US-Bangla Airlines operates the following aircraft:[7][10]

US-Bangla Airlines fleet
Aircraft In service Future Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737-800 3 2 8 150 158 Scheduled to join by August 2017[11]
Bombardier Q400 3 1 76 76 Scheduled to join by August 2017
Total 6 3

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About Us". US-Bangla Group. 
  2. ^ "Contact Us". US-Bangla Airlines. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "US-Bangla Airlines takes to the skies". The Daily Star. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "US-Bangla launched Dhaka-Saidpur flights from Oct 2". The Independent. 27 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  5. ^ bangladeshmonitor.com.bd - US-Bangla Airlines will add two B737-800s, a Dash8-Q400 to fleet 13 July 2016
  6. ^ "US-Bangla Airlines". us-banglaairlines.com. 
  7. ^ a b "US-Bangla flights to Singapore and KL from March". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  8. ^ Liu, Jim (27 March 2017). "US-Bangla Airlines expands international service in 1H17". Routesonline. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "US-Bangla airlines set to fly Doha". The Daily Star. 2017-07-08. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  10. ^ "US-Bangla Airlines adds first Boeing to its fleet". Dhaka Tribune. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  11. ^ "US-Bangla airlines set to fly Doha". The Daily Star. 2017-07-08. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  12. ^ "ASN Aircraft incident 04-SEP-2015 de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 S2-AGU". Aviation-safety.net. 2015-09-04. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 

External links[edit]

Media related to US-Bangla Airlines at Wikimedia Commons