US-Bangla Airlines, one of the largest private airlines in Bangladesh, will operate two daily flights from Dhaka to Kolkata from August 4. US-Bangla Airlines has decided to increase the number of flights due to the continuous increase in passenger demand on the Dhaka-Kolkata route.
At present, daily flights depart from Dhaka to Kolkata at 10:10 AM and take off from Kolkata at 11:30 AM to Dhaka and arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 12:55 PM.
Besides, the new added flight will take off from Dhaka to Kolkata at 6:30 PM every day from Thursday, August 4 and depart from Kolkata to Dhaka at 7:35 PM and land in Dhaka at 9 PM.
The two flights on the Dhaka-Kolkata route will be operated by US-Bangla Airlines with Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The US-Bangla fleet currently has a total of 16 aircraft including 6 Boeing 737-800, 7 ATR 72-600 aircraft. US-Bangla plans to add 7 more aircraft to its fleet this year.
US-Bangla Airlines plans to operate flights on Chittagong-Kolkata and Dhaka-Delhi routes in the near future.