US-Bangla Airlines adds 2nd wide-body aircraft

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The US-Bangla airlines today added a second wide-body Airbus 330-300 aircraft with 436 seat capacity aspiring to spread its wings to Europe as the country’s first ever private carrier.

“As part of future plans with the new addition, Airbus will operate London, Rome routes along with Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam in Saudi Arabia,” said a press release issued by the airlines here.

Currently, the US-Bangla airlines will utilize the newly-added aircraft on its Dubai, Sharjah, Muscat, Doha and Kuala Lumpur routes, it added.

The Airbus 330-300 landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at 5:30 am this morning from Guangzhou, China as the 24th aircraft of US-Bangla airlines.

At present, US-Bangla Airlines is the largest airline in Bangladesh considering the number of aircraft with two Airbus 330-300, nine Boeing 737-800, 10 ATR 72-600 and three Dash 8-Q400.

The airlines currently operates flights on international routes to Kolkata, Chennai, Male, Muscat, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Guangzhou.

Apart from the international routes it also operates regular flights on all seven domestic routes.