Two Boeing 737-800 aircraft will be added to the fleet of US-Bangla Airlines in November to ensure smooth operation of flights on international routes.
Through the addition, US-Bangla will have six Boeing 737-800s in its fleet. The company also has three Dash8-Q400 aircraft.
Each of the two aircraft will have 167 seats, eight of which are business class and 159 economy class, the airline said a statement yesterday.
The airline currently operates over 300 weekly flights on domestic and international routes.
It has so far operated over 45,000 flights following the inaugural flight on the Dhaka-Jessore route with the motto “fly fast-fly safe” on July 17 in 2014.
Among international routes, US-Bangla now operates flights to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Doha, Guangzhou, Muscat and Kolkata.
It plans to add new routes to Jeddah, Dammam, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Delhi, Chennai and Colombo as it is planning to add two more Dash8-Q400 aircraft to its fleet.
On the domestic front, US-Bangla flies to Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Jessore, Sylhet, Saidpur, Rajshahi and Barisal.