US-Bangla Airlines

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US-Bangla Airlines
US-Bangla-Airlines.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
BS UBG BANGLA STAR
Founded 2010[1]
Commenced operations 17 July 2014
Hubs Shahjalal International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 15
Company slogan Fly Fast - Fly Safe
Parent company US-Bangla Group[2]
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh[3]
Key people Abdullah Al Mamun (MD), Imran Asif (CEO)
Website usbair.com

US-Bangla Airlines is a privately owned Bangladeshi airline headquartered in Dhaka and based at Shahjalal International Airport.[2][4]

History

US-Bangla Airlines commenced operations with domestic flights on 17 July 2014.[4] It is a subsidiary of US-Bangla Group, a United States-Bangladesh joint venture company.[2] Initially, the airline launched two domestic destinations, Chittagong and Jessore from its hub in Dhaka.[4] Flights to Cox's Bazar from Dhaka were launched in August. In October, the airline launched flights to Saidpur.[5]

In July 2016, the airline announced plans to phase in its first three Boeing 737-800 aircraft in September of the same year, and to subsequently launch new international routes, for example to Singapore and Dubai.[6]

Corporate affairs

Its headquarters are in the Baridhara Diplomatic Zone in Dhaka. Its India office is in Bowbazar, Kolkata. Its United States offices are in Bangladesh Plaza in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City. Its Canada offices are in East York, Toronto. Its Thailand office is in Watthana District, Bangkok.[7]

Destinations

As of March 2018, US-Bangla Airlines serves the following domestic and international destinations:[8] The airline announced to start flights to Dubai-International and Dammam soon.[9]

Country City Airport Notes Refs
 Bangladesh Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport Hub
Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport Focus city
Jessore Jessore Airport
Cox's Bazar Cox's Bazar Airport
Saidpur Saidpur Airport
Sylhet Osmani International Airport
Rajshahi Shah Makhdum Airport
Barisal Barisal Airport
 China Guangzhou Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport [10]
 India Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur International Airport [11]
   Nepal Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport Terminated [12]
 Oman Muscat Muscat International Airport
 Qatar Doha Hamad International Airport [13]
 Singapore Singapore Singapore Changi Airport
 Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport [14]

Fleet

US-Bangla Airlines Bombardier Q400

As of April 2018, US-Bangla Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[15][16]

US-Bangla Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737-800 4 3 8 156 164
Bombardier Q400 3 3[17] 76 76
Total 7 6
US Bangla Airlines crash landed at Shah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong

Accidents and incidents


  1. ^ "US-Bangla Airlines Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net.
  2. ^ a b c "About Us". US-Bangla Group. Archived from the original on 2016-06-06.
  3. ^ "Contact Us". US-Bangla Airlines. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "US-Bangla Airlines takes to the skies". The Daily Star. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  5. ^ "US-Bangla launched Dhaka-Saidpur flights from Oct 2". The Independent. 27 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  6. ^ "US-Bangla to procure 4 aircraft". The Independent. Dhaka. BSS. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  7. ^ Contact Us
  8. ^ "US-Bangla Airlines". us-banglaairlines.com.
  9. ^ "US Bangla Airlines rout map".
  10. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278061/us-bangla-airlines-revises-guangzhou-launch-to-late-april-2018/
  11. ^ "US-Bangla flights to Singapore and KL from March". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 2017-02-12.
  12. ^ "UBG211 flight crashed in Kathmandu".
  13. ^ "US-Bangla airlines set to fly Doha". The Daily Star. 2017-07-08. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  14. ^ Liu, Jim (27 March 2017). "US-Bangla Airlines expands international service in 1H17". Routesonline. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  15. ^ "Boeing 737-800 fleet details".
  16. ^ "Dash 8Q fleet details".
  17. ^ https://www.thedailystar.net/business/us-bangla-airlines-fly-chinese-city-1561012
  18. ^ "Nepal air crash: 49 dead as plane veers off Kathmandu runway". BBC News. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  19. ^ "Death toll in Nepal plane crash rises to 51, Bangladeshi experts join probe". Hindustan Times. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  20. ^ "US-Bangla plane makes emergency landing at Chattogram airport". The Daily Star.

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External links

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