US-Bangla airlines to fly Chennai as first local carrier

Publish: 2:29 PM, February 13, 2019 | Update: 2:29:PM, February 13, 2019

DHAKA  – US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s private 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, a press release said here today.

The minimum return fare on Dhaka-Chattogram-Chennai-Chattogram-Dhaka has been fixed at Tk 24,017 while it is Tk 26,013 for Chattogram-Chennai- Chattogram route.

Currently, the airlines is operating international flights to Muscat, Doha, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Kolkata with its seven aircraft fleet that comprised four Boeing 737-800 and three Dash 8-Q400.