Bangladesh’s leading private airlines US-Bangla Airlines is going to launch its maiden flights to India’s Chennai on March 31.
It will be the airline’s first flight to a south India city, US-Bangla CEO Imran Ashif announced this at a press briefing held at a city hotel on Wednesday.
Initially three flights will fly from Dhaka to Chennai via Chattogram on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday and will return on the same day. The flight will leave Dhaka at 9:10am and reach Chennai at 12:45pm. The departure from Chattogram will be at 10:45am.
The flight will leave Chennai at 1:30pm and reach Dhaka at 6:00pm. The arrival in Chattogram will be at 4:30pm (Bangladesh standard time).
The minimum one-way fare is set for TK 15,043 and return fare Tk 22,000 for Dhaka Chennai route. On the other hand minimum one-way fare Tk 16,045 and return fare Tk 25,000 on Chattogram-Chennai route. The fares include all taxes and surcharges.
The Boeing 737-800 flight which will fly to Chennai has 164 seats — eight in business class and 156 in economy.