Air Astra (Astra Airways Limited) (Dhaka) commenced scheduled passenger operations in Bangladesh on November 24, 2022.
The airline is flying to both Cox’s Bazaar and Chittagong from Dhaka initially with two ATR 72-600s.
Astra Airways Limited (dba Air Astra) was incorporated in Bangladesh under the Registrar of Joint-Stock Companies on July 2021.
Formed to operate as a scheduled airline for passenger and cargo, Air Astra envisages to become a significant contributor to enhancing the people’s connectivity – within Bangladesh and to the world.
In 2022 the airline’s fleet will have four ATR 72-600 aircraft.
Through 2023 the ATR 72-600 fleet is planned to become 10-aircraft strong and from 2024 the airline will expand into international operations to markets with most potential yield and demand.