US-Bangla Airlines, one of the leading private airlines of the country, today celebrated its 2,000 days of operations in the country.
Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun, managing director of the airline, thanked and expressed gratitude to all including regulatory authorities, passengers, all staff members, media and other stakeholders for their continuous support and cooperation, said a press release of the private airline.
The airline started its journey on July 17, 2014 with two 76-seater Dash 8Q-400 aircrafts and with the maiden flight to Jashore.
Within less than two years of its operations, the airlines spread its wings to an international destination – Kathmandu.
At present, US-Bangla Airlines operates in all major domestic destinations and to the international destinations of Kolkata, Chennai, Muscat, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok and Guangzhou.
The airline’s fleet currently consists of eleven aircrafts including four Boeing 737-800s, four Brand New ATR72-600s and three Dash 8Q-400s.
Special features of the airline services include online booking system, home delivery, luggage delivery within 15 minutes for international flights, help desk for wage earners at the airport, SkyStar frequent flyer program, 20 per cent discount on air fares for senior citizens and 10 per cent for defense officials and golfers.
US-Bangla Airlines has 30 sales offices within the country and 10 abroad. The airline has over 2,500 travel agents in and outside the country.
The airline has already received a number of awards for their outstanding services, including Domestic Airline of the year 2015 by the Bangladesh Monitor and PATA Award 2016, the release added.