US-Bangla Airlines offers Dhaka-Chennai direct flight
US-Bangla Airlines is set to spread its wings to Chennai as the first ever Bangladeshi carrier from March 31 for increasing connectivity with the southern part of India.
The airlines will operate three weekly flights from Dhaka to Chennai via Chattogram route on every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday through its 164-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft, Imran Asif, chief executive officer of US-Bangla Airlines, said at a press briefing at Dhaka.
The minimum round-trip fare of Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka has been fixed at Tk 22,223 while it is Tk 22,225 for Chattogram-Chennai-Chattogram route.
The private airliner also offers special medical packages collaborating with Indian hospital chain Apollo along with other packages for tourists.
Currently, the airlines is operating international flights to Muscat, Doha, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Kolkata with its seven aircraft fleet that is comprised of four Boeing 737-800 and three Dash 8-Q400.