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US-Bangla to add 2 more B 737 for increasing int’l flights

US-Bangla Airlines, one of the private local carriers will add two new Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to their fleet in November aiming at opening new routes as well as increasing flight frequency to different international destinations.

The aircrafts with capacity of accommodating 167 passengers each, eight in business and 159 in economy classes, will be added to the airlines fleet by the first and third week of November respectively, a press release said here today.

Currently, US-Bangla airlines has four 164-seater Boeing 737-800 and three 76-seater Dash 8-Q400 aircrafts in their existing fleet.

In the international region, the US-Bangla Airlines operates to Kolkata, Muscat, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok and Guangzhou from Dhaka and to Muscat, Doha and Kolkata from Chittagong.

Meanwhile, the airlines is operating in the country's all seven domestic destinations � from Dhaka to Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Jessore, Saidpur, Sylhet, Barisal and Rajshahi routes.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)