US-Bangla Airlines has launched Sharjah flights to the United Arab Emirates, one of the popular destinations in the Middle East. The flight from Dhaka to Sharjah officially started operating as the 11th international route from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 9 pm on Sunday, January 30. Prayers are offered to the great Creator before the flight begins. Mr. AKM Junaid, Director-Customer Service, Capt. Nur Uddin Al Masood Director Flight Operations of US-Bangla Airlines, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali, General Manager-Operations, Mr. Emran Ahmed, General Manager-Customer Service, Mr. AK Azad, General Manager- Customers Service and other high officials were present at the inaugural ceremony of Dhaka-Sharjah Flight.
Initially US-Bangla is going to operate flights on Dhaka-Sharjah route six days a week. US-Bangla Airlines has started operating flights in Sharjah as per the long awaited expectations of expatriate Bangladeshis.
The US-Bangla will leave Dhaka at 9pm every day of the week except Saturday and will reach Sharjah directly at 12:30 pm local time. On the other hand, it will leave Sharjah for Dhaka on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 1.30 am local time and land in Dhaka at 8 am. It will also leave Sharjah for Chattogram at 1.30 am on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and land in Chattogram at 8 am.
US-Bangla starts flights on Sharjah route with 164 seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The US-Bangla fleet currently has a total of 16 aircraft, including 6 Boeing 737-800 and 7 brand new ATR 72-600.
US-Bangla Airlines started operating flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 1 February 2021. There are millions of Bangladeshi expatriates in Sharjah, US-Bangla authorities think that Sharjah route will become much more attractive to all those passengers in Sharjah like Dubai.
US-Bangla Airlines currently operates flights to Dubai, Muscat and Doha, one of the Middle East destinations, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore inhabited by expatriate Bangladeshis, Chennai, Kolkata, India and Guangzhou, one of the destinations in China. Flight operations on the Bangkok route have been temporarily suspended due to the Corona pandemic. As part of its future plans, US-Bangla Airlines plans to launch flights to Colombo, Delhi, Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina and Dammam soon.