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US-Bangla Airlines to begin Dhaka-Male flights from November

  • Published at 04:54 pm September 18th, 2021
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File photo: An areal view shows a resort island, in the Maldives on December 14, 2009 Reuters

Maldives to reopen for Bangladeshi tourists, expatriates

US-Bangla Airlines is going to start operating flights to Male, the capital of Maldives, one of the popular destinations in South Asia, from the third week of November.

The airline is going to operate flights on Dhaka-Male-Dhaka route four days a week, said a press release.

US-Bangla Airlines have decided to operate flights to Male route for travel-thirsty Bangladeshi tourists, as the only Bangladeshi airline to make their travel smooth and affordable.

Additionally, it will fulfill the long-standing expectations of the expatriate Bangladeshis living in Maldives.

From the third week of November, US-Bangla Airlines will operate 164-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft from Dhaka to Male.

Their fleet consists of a total of 14 aircraft, including 4 Boeing 737-800s and 7 brand new ATR 72-600s.

US-Bangla Airlines plans to operate flights to various destinations to serve new destinations, especially for expatriate Bangladeshis.

In addition to Bangladeshi tourists, there are millions of expatriate Bangladeshis in different parts of the Maldives to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Maldives.

Currently, US-Bangla Airlines operates flights to Dubai, Muscat and Doha, one of the destinations in the Middle East, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore inhabited by expatriate Bangladeshis, Chennai in neighboring India and Guangzhou, one of the destinations in China.

Flights on the Kolkata and Bangkok routes have been temporarily suspended due to travel bans on various countries due to the Corona pandemic.

As part of its future plans, US-Bangla Airlines plans to launch flights to Colombo, Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam soon.

In addition to international routes, US-Bangla operates flights to all domestic routes in Bangladesh, especially from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Sylhet, Saidpur, Jashore, Rajshahi and Barisal.

US-Bangla is going to start operating flights from Jessore to Chittagong and Cox's Bazar and from Saidpur to Chittagong from September 30.