US-Bangla Airlines is set to spread its wings to China on April 26, becoming the first Bangladeshi carrier to explore the Chinese air.
The airline will operate flights from Dhaka to Guangzhou, one of the most important cities of the eastern region of China, as its eighth international destination, a press release said.
Initially, three flights by 164-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft will fly to the Chinese city on Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The return flight will be on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, it said.
The minimum one-way fare has been fixed at Tk 30,408 and the return fare at Tk 39,442.
Currently, US-Bangla Airlines operates international flights to Muscat, Doha, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Kolkata. It runs flights to all seven domestic destinations.
The airline plans to operate flights to more international destinations, including Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.
The company currently owns four Boeing 737-800 and three Dash8-Q400 aircraft. Three more Boeing 737-800 and the similar number of Dash8-Q400 aircraft will be added to its fleet this year, according to the statement.