The US-Bangla Airlines will start operating flights to Male, the capital of Maldives from the third week of November, 4 days in every week in bid to improve relations, provide service to Bangladeshi expatriates and increase inbound and outbound tourism.
The airline will operate 164-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft for the route. The company has a total of 14 aircrafts which includes 4 Boeing 737-800s and 7 brand new ATR 72-600s.
The airline currently operates flights in the middle east in cities Dubai, Muscat and Doha, Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Chennai of India and Guangzhou of China.
Flights to Kolkata and Bangkok as of now is banned due to travel ban in the pandemic.
The airline is also planning to launch flights soon in Colombo, Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam.