M.Ibrahim Sarker,Dhaka: Due to the outbreak of the epidemic of Kovid-19, the communication system of the world’s airways has been closed. Under the changed circumstances, US-Bangla Airlines has surpassed the success story for six years. US-Bangla started its journey in the aviation industry of Bangladesh on July 17, 2014 and is setting one unique precedent after another, achieving milestones of success.
US-Bangla Airlines started its competitive aviation business in Bangladesh and around the world six years ago today by operating a Dhaka-Jessore flight with two 8-seater Dash7-Q400 aircraft. Operating on-time flights with its own catering from the beginning, international standard in-flight service, which has made the passenger acceptable to the general public.
Within a year of the start of the journey, US-Bangla flights have been operated at all airports within Bangladesh, strengthening the air communication system in the shortest possible time. Domestic routes operate flights from Dhaka to Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, Jessore, Syedpur, Barisal, Rajshahi. US-Bangla Airlines launched its Dhaka-Kathmandu route on May 15, 2018, two years after its launch. At present it operates regular flights from Dhaka to Kolkata, Chennai, Muscat, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok and Guangzhou. Besides, it operates flights from Chittagong to Kolkata, Chennai, Muscat and Doha. US-Bangla Airlines plans to operate flights to Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Dubai, Hong Kong and Delhi in the near future.
The US-Bangladesh fleet currently has a total of thirteen aircraft, including four 184-seat Boeing 737-800s, six 62-seat brand new ATR 72-600s and three 6-seat Dash6-Q400 aircraft. US-Bangla Airlines has a record of 97.8% on-time flight operations since its inception.
In recognition of setting a unique example of passenger service, US-Bangla Airlines has been able to consistently claim the crown of the best airline with the best on-time performance on domestic routes. US-Bangla Airlines currently has about 1400 employees at home and abroad. Which is also working to solve the unemployment problem of the country. Besides, it has kept the wheel of the country’s economy running by paying regular tax-surcharges. Besides, the country’s reputation has been enhanced by operating flights on international routes. Earning foreign exchange is making the country’s economy stronger.
There is an on-line booking facility to collect US-Bangla tickets. There is also a home delivery facility. It has more than 30 sales offices of its own across the country. It also has its own sales offices in Kolkata, Chennai, Muscat, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Toronto and New York. There is a Skyster package for frequent flyers. Through which not only the ticket will get the benefit but also the passengers get the discount facility by purchasing different types of products in different business establishments.
Since independence, US-Bangla Airlines has been the only domestic airline operating direct flights to any destination in China or Chennai, India. In the context of Bangladesh, US-Bangla is providing a number of special services to passengers, which has set an example in the aviation industry. One of the notable services is luggage delivery within 15 minutes after landing an international flight, 20% discount for senior citizens, 10% discount for military officers and golfers and many more.
US-Bangla Airlines not only transports passengers but also cargo to various domestic and international destinations. Since its inception, US-Bangla Airlines has been directly involved in the development of various sports, including various educational, social and cultural institutions in the country.
Launched under the slogan “Fly Fast-Fly Safe”, US-Bangla Airlines is committed to providing the highest level of service.
Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mamun, Managing Director of US-Bangla Airlines, said on the occasion of entering its seventh year, “In a competitive world, we are ready to take on any kind of competitive challenge. In today’s world there is no substitute for brand new aircraft to provide proper service to passengers. US-Bangla Airlines is constantly adding new aircraft to its fleet to ensure comfortable service for its passengers. US-Bangla Airlines is the only domestic airline operating domestic flights with BrandNew aircraft. Inshallah, I am planning to add BrandNew aircraft to the international route in the near future. The US-Bangla family is very happy and proud to be associated with the country’s economic progress. ”
On the occasion, he said, “With the six years of success of US-Bangla Airlines, with all the government and non-government organizations, various travel agents, civil aviation authorities, various corporate offices, various print, electronic, online media journalists, above all organizations. He expressed his gratitude to all the officers and employees involved. ”