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NOVOAIR to fly to Kolkata on Dec 1

Private carrier NOVOAIR is set to launch flights its operations in second international destination to Kolkata on December 1 as part of its ongoing effort to expand wings to more routes globally, the airlines said today.

"We've taken the latest move following the sustainable operation in all domestic routes of the country as well as the lone international destination," NOVOAIR Managing Director Mofizur Rahman said while announcing the launching of Dhaka-Kolkata and Chittagong-Kolkata flights.

Initially, four flights from Dhaka will be operated in the new route from December 1 while three flights from Chittagong will be started from December 14, he added.

"Actually, we will connect the people with Kolkata in seven days of the week," Rahman said.

Replying to a query, he said they have planned to launch Dhaka-Kathmandu and Dhaka-Guwahati flights as next international destinations.

Novoair officials said return promotional fare for Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka will be Taka 9,999 including all taxes. The airlines would operate flights in Dhaka-Kolkata route on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

They said the return promotional fare for Chittagong-Kolkata-Chittagong will be Taka 11,555 including all taxes and three flights will be operated on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

NOVOAIR has been operating flights in all domestic routes since January 2013 with six aircraft in its fleet while it is operating flights to Yangon since December 1, 2015.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)