US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country's private airliners, is set to launch Sharjah flight to United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Jan 30 as its eleventh international route.
The airliner is going to operate flights six days a week on the Dhaka-Sharjah-Dhaka route through the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, said a press release on Wednesday (Jan 26).
Sharjah is one of the popular destinations in the Middle East and enabling this route the airliner to fulfill the long-standing expectations of expatriate Bangladeshis staying there.
The US-Bangla fleet currently has a total of 16 aircraft, including 6 Boeing 737-800 and 7 brand new ATR 72-600.
As part of its future plans, US-Bangla Airlines is planning to launch flights to Colombo, Delhi, Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina and Dammam soon, the release said.
Apart from international routes, US-Bangla operates flights to all domestic routes of Bangladesh, especially from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar, Chattogram, Sylhet, Saidpur, Jashore, Rajshahi and Barishal.
US-Bangla currently operates flights to Dubai, Muscat and Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Chennai, Kolkata and Guangzhou while operations on the Dhaka-Bangkok route have been temporarily suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the release added.