Abu Dhabi's Rotana Jet begins operations in Dhaka today
Abu Dhabi-based private airline Rotana Jet will begin its operations in Bangladesh today.
Initially three weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays will be operated to Dhaka, which will be followed by three more weekly flights to Chittagong on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays from July 2.
The inaugural flight RJ 403 from Abu Dhabi will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 6:35am today and the return flight RJ 404 will depart Dhaka on the same day at 7:35am.
Flights to Dhaka will be operated by Airbus A319 with 120 seat capacity, according to a statement.
Passengers from Bangladesh will enjoy convenient connections via Abu Dhabi to destinations like Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Muscat, Beirut, Kuwait and others in the Gulf Cooperation Council region.
Speedy Int'l Ltd, a concern of Sheltech Group, has been appointed as the general sales agent (GSA) of the airline for Bangladesh.