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12:00 AM, June 12, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, June 12, 2012

United Airways to buy four Jetstream aircraft

United Airways (BD) Ltd is set to buy four Jetstream aircraft by September, mainly to operate flights on unused small domestic routes, said an official yesterday.
Three of the four Jetstream aircraft will be 18-seater each and be used for scheduled services to smaller airports such as Barisal, Thakurgaon, Lalmonirhat, Iswardi, Shamshernagar, Comilla and Bagerhat.
The fourth one will be a 10-seater and be used for flying corporate executives between Dhaka and Chittagong and for exclusive charter service.
Officials of the airline, the first-ever public limited company in the aviation sector, said Jetstream is a small twin-turboprop aircraft manufactured by British Aerospace.
Jetstream aircraft is a safe, convenient and cost-effective charter solutions to the corporate and leisure markets, they said.
United Airways that had started its operation on July 2007 with a 37-seater Dash 8-100 aircraft, is now operating flights on international routes from Dhaka to Jeddah, Dubai, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu and Kolkata.
It also operates flights from Chittagong to Muscat and will restart flying on the Chittagong-Kolkata route from June18.
The airline is operating flights on all major domestic routes.

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