12:00 AM, September 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 13, 2018

US-Bangla starts evening flights on Dhaka-Sylhet route

US-Bangla Airlines yesterday started operating regular evening flights on the Dhaka-Sylhet route.

The airline will operate five flights a week except for Saturdays and Tuesdays, Kamrul Islam, general manager for marketing support of the carrier, told The Daily Star.

The flight will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7:40pm and will arrive in Sylhet's Osmani International Airport at 8:10pm. The same plane will leave Sylhet at 8:35pm and reach Dhaka at 9:20pm, he said. “We already have daily afternoon flights on the route.”

“Biman Bangladesh, US-Bangla and Novo are currently operating domestic flights from Sylhet airport,” said Hafiz Ahmed, manager of Osmani International Airport.

“US-Bangla is the first airline to operate regular evening flights from the airport. Biman is also planning to start regular international evening flights by the end of October.”