US-Bangla Airlines (Dhaka) is a new airline in Bangladesh. The new airline commenced operations on July 17 with two Bombardier DHC-8-402s (Q400s). The company is a subsidiary of the US-Bangla Group, a United States-Bangladesh joint venture company.
Daily flights were launched from Dhaka to Chittagong and Jessore. Services to Barisal, Sylhet, Cox’s Bazar, Saidpur and Rajshahi are being planned.
Copyright Photo: US-Bangla Airlines. The pictured Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) S2-AGV (msn 4044) is the first aircraft for the new airline.
US-Bangla Airlines Ltd. (Dhaka) has acquired two previously owned Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) turboprop aircraft from a third party. The new airline is scheduled to commence domestic operations in April 2014.
The new airline describes itself on its website:
US-Bangla Airlines Ltd is one of the sister concerns of US-Bangla Group. The company was registered in the year 2010 and has received NOC from the CAAB. March 26, 2014 is the tentative date of the start of operations with its two Bombardier DHC-8-402s (Q400s).
US-Bangla Airlines Ltd is planning to meet the growing demand of both the domestic and international airline passengers at the affordable fares and aims to become the leading, most preferred model airline of Asia by providing safe and excellent air transportation services.
In the first phase, we would like to serve domestic routes with Canadian made DHC-8-400 twin-engine (76-seat) medium-haul turbo-prop aircraft. It is the best turbo-prop aircraft of its world class services and with unparallel performances which flies at jet speed. After consolidating in domestic market, in the second phase, we plan to serve regional routes with the Q400: Kolkata, Chennai, Kathmandu, Yangon, Colombo, Bangkok etc. In third phase, we plan to operate in international routes-direct flights with wide-body long-haul aircrafts, Airbuses and Boeings .
The Airlines is being managed by a team of highly professional and dedicated personnel who are fully committed to a safe and on-time air transportation of our valued passengers.
Top Image: Bombardier (all others by the airline).