US Bangla Airlines
About US Bangla
US-Bangla Airlines commenced operations with domestic flights on 17 July 2014. It is a subsidiary of US-Bangla Group, a United States-Bangladesh joint venture company. Initially, the airline launched two domestic destinations, Chittagong and Jessore from its hub in Dhaka. Flights to Cox’s Bazar from Dhaka were launched in August. In October, the airline launched flights to Saidpur.
In July 2016, the airline announced plans to phase in its first three Boeing 737-800 aircraft in September of the same year, and to subsequently launch new international routes, for example to Singapore and Dubai. On 29 April 2019, the airline started flights to Guangzhou, becoming the first Bangladeshi airline to operate flights to China. The airline started flights from Dhaka to Chennai (via Chittagong) on 31 March 2019 also becoming the first Bangladeshi airline carrier to operate flights to Southern India.
In September 2019, US-Bangla Airlines become the second-largest airline after Biman Bangladesh Airlines, in Bangladesh in terms of fleet size.
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Its headquarters are in the Baridhara Diplomatic Zone in Dhaka. Its India office is in Bowbazar, Kolkata. It’s United States offices are in Bangladesh Plaza in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City. Its Canada offices are in East York, Toronto. Its Thailand office is in Watthana District, Bangkok.