US-Bangla Airlines has announced that it will launch new direct flights to UAE’s Sharjah, one of the popular destinations in the Gulf, on January 30.
US-Bangla will initially operate flights on the Dhaka-Sharjah-Dhaka route six days a week as the 11th international route, the private airline said in a statement on Wednesday.
“US-Bangla Airlines is going to fulfill the long-standing expectations of the expatriate Bangladeshis staying in Sharjah. The decision to start a US-Bangla flight in Sharjah will further strengthen the ties between Bangladesh and the UAE.”
US-Bangla flights will leave Dhaka at 9pm daily, except Saturday, and reach Sharjah at 12.30am (local time). On the other hand, the return flights will leave Sharjah for Dhaka on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1.30am (local time) and reach Dhaka at 8am.
The flights will also leave Sharjah for Chattogram at 1.30am on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and land in the port city at 8am, according to the statement.
US-Bangla currently operates flights to Dubai, Muscat and Doha, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. It also operates flights to Bangladeshis, Chennai, Kolkata and Guangzhou, on in China. Flight operations on the Bangkok route have been temporarily suspended due to the corona pandemic.
Source: United News of Bangladesh