US-Bangla airlines added a brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft

US-Bangla airlines added a brand new 72-seat turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft as part of its plan to increase flight frequency on domestic and regional routes.

The new aircraft raised the current aircraft number to 11 along with the existing four Boeing 737-800, three DASH8-Q400 and three ATR 72-600, the largest fleet among the Bangladeshi private airlines, reports BSS.

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The aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4.30 pm flying from France after refueling in Egypt and Oman, a press release said.

US-Bangla airlines chief advisor Capt Ahmed Skhidar formally received the aircraft.

The airlines is planning to add two more ATR 72-600 aircraft to its fleet soon, said the release.

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